Sharing insight and advice on women’s leadership in higher education.
HERS Board of Directors Announces Retirement of Dr. Judith White President and Executive Director of HERS 2005 – 2018 It is with deep appreciation and admiration that the Board of Directors of HERS writes to inform you of the retirement … Continue reading
By: Ray Burgman, Director of HERS Institutes Wellness and well-being are trendy topics and yet, last year and this year when I traveled to Kampala, Uganda and Ile Ife, Osun, Nigeria, I realized these topics cut across continents and cultures. … Continue reading
By: Ray Burgman, Director of HERS Institutes Whenever I take an exceptional vacation, I never have the right words to express how great it was. I say, “You had to be there.” These days I say the same thing about … Continue reading
By: Raymonda Burgman, Director of HERS Institutes Can you imagine traveling 28 hours, changing planes in Minneapolis and Amsterdam with a stop in Kigali, for a 20-minute speech? During my time at the HERS-East Africa program meeting, I learned how … Continue reading
By: Susan Henking, Ph.D. President, Shimer College Concerns about the gendering of leadership remain important for our nation and for higher education. What was previously labeled the glass ceiling is now understood as a labyrinth, true. The barriers to women’s … Continue reading
By: Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. President, Naugatuck Valley Community College It was a bright and sunny day, pregnant with possibilities. 1964 was on my mind. Fifty years to mark groundbreaking civil rights legislation, affirmation that this is a country … Continue reading
The HERS Summit for Women Presidents & Chancellors took place April 10-12, 2014 in our home city of Denver. Sixty-five women presidents and chancellors and other women leaders in higher education gathered to reflect on their experiences leading transformative change … Continue reading