Women’s Consortium

Women’s Consortium

About the Women's Consortium

Women's Consortium

The Women’s Consortium is the only organization for PASSHE universities devoted to identifying and serving the needs of women. Consortium membership offers an opportunity to act on behalf of PASSHE women.

The Women’s Consortium is a unique network of women established in 1980. The Women’s Consortium connects women faculty, students, staff and administrators from the fourteen campuses of the state system. We build and nurture these connections through our annual Fall conference, our Leadership Institutes and by supporting Women and Gender Studies, campus Women’s Centers and the Commission on the Status of Women on many campuses.

Members of the PASSHE Women’s Consortium meet regularly with the Chancellor and staff at the Dixon Center to identify, address, and monitor the concerns of women (students, faculty and staff).

The Women’s Consortium also has membership on the PASSHE Social Equity Council. The consortium sponsors the annual Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Institute held at McKeever Environmental Center each summer. The consortium also sponsors the Leadership Institute for Faculty Women which addresses women in leadership and gender equity in the academy (most recent conducted in Summer 2012; next faculty institute is scheduled for Summer 2014). The consortium recently established a Leadership Institute for Staff; the third Institute for Staff is scheduled for Summer 2015.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the Women’s Consortium.

Membership Application

We are accepting nominations for the Bloomsburg University Women’s Recognition Awards

Join the Bloomsburg Women’s Consortium in recognizing the contributions of Bloomsburg University Women in celebration of National Women’s History Month. The 2016 National Women’s History Month theme is “Working to Create a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.”

Please use the attached form to nominate a Bloomsburg University woman (or women) who contribute in positive ways to the university community though mentoring, service, leadership, and/or scholarship, and women who are excellent role models for colleagues and students.

Faculty, staff, and student nominations are encouraged.

Please email the completed nomination form to Denise Chaytor-Zugarek (dchaytor@bloomu.edu) or send a hard copy to 268 SSC by Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 4pm.

The Women’s Recognition Reception will take place on Wednesday, March 23 from 3-4:30pm in the Kehr Union Ballroom.