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Vermont Women In Higher Education–Conference Requests!

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The theme of the 2013 VWHE Conference is “Pearls of Wisdom”. Former Governor Madeline Kunin will be our keynote speaker.

We are looking for presenters in the areas of

  • Financial Planning, Leadership Development
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Women’s History and Heritage
  • Well-being

We hope that you will consider submitting a workshop proposal.  It is a great opportunity to network with higher education professionals while sharing your personal expertise.  The deadline for proposal submission is November 16. You can find our Request for Proposals on-line at: http://www.vwhe.org/Conferences_2012.html

Mark your calendar” VWHE Conference, March 22, 2013, at the Killington Grand. Please help spread the word about this exciting opportunity!

Vermont Women in Higher Education Fall Awards Dinner

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Come and learn more about this organization at their annual Fall dinner–held right here in Middlebury this October! Details are below, but if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Bohler-Small at the Mahaney Center for the Arts at bohler@middlebury.edu or ext. 2961.

You are invited to the 2012 Fall Leadership Dinner hosted by Vermont Women in Higher Education! Congratulate the three 2012 VWHE award winners, catch up with colleagues and enjoy dinner at the beautiful Middlebury Inn. The 2012 Keynote Speaker is Christine Plunkett, Burlington College President.

Date: Oct. 4, 2012
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: $40

2012 Award Winners

  • Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award:
    Victoria Angis, Castleton State College
  • Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award:
    Britten Chase, University of Vermont
  • Jackie M. Gribbons Leadership Award:
    Lori Stevens, University of Vermont

Register Online Now!

For more information about Vermont Women in Higher Education, visit vwhe.org

Still Time to Attend the VWHE Conference!

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 Vermont Women in Higher Education
2012 Annual Conference & Pre-conference

March 22 & 23, Killington Grand Resort

VWHE Strong: Renew, Regrow, Rebuild

Conference Keynote: Jane Lindholm, host of VPR’s Vermont Edition:
“Life on a Limb: Learning by Taking Risks”

19 professional development workshops to choose from including:

Teaching & Learning, Diversity, Financial Planning, Well-being

Tools for Success

$100 March 23 conference registration fee includes:

Keynote, breakfast, your choice of workshops, all materials, your choice of served lunch, afternoon snack.

Also consider joining us for the pre-conference on Thursday, March 22

Pre-Conference Keynote: Joni Cole
“Learning from Laughter: Tales of Life, Love & Neurotic Human Behavior”

Opportunities during the pre-conference: organized professional networking, interactive workshop and keynote, yoga for balance

$50 March 22 pre-conference registration fee includes:

Keynote, workshop, all materials, professional networking opportunities, served dinner and yoga

Overnight accommodations available at a special group rate

For more information and to register go to www.vwhe.org

You’re already a member, now take advantage of it!

Vermont Women in Higher Education 2012 Conference Opportunities

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There are multiple opportunities to participate in this year’s VWHE conference, held at the Killington Grand Resort, March 22-23. Our keynote speaker will be Jane Lindholm of Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition news show. She will be addressing the conference’s theme of “VWHE: Renew, Regrow, Rebuild.” Professional development sessions in the past have included workshops on personal finance, stress management, and how to present yourself for professional advancement. Another way to get involved with an extraordinary group of women is to present on a topic of your choice at the conference. There are still some openings available at this year’s conference. If selected to present at the conference, all registration fees are waived. Workshop proposal forms can be found online at proposal forms are located online at http://www.vwhe.org/Conferences.html. Please contact Shannon Bohler-Small at extension 2961 for more information.

Vermont Women in Higher Education Scholarship Opportunity

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The Vermont Women In Higher Education is now seeking applications for the Carol A. Moore Scholarship.

This scholarship recognizes women currently working in higher education who are successful in their roles, who intend to engage in professional development or academic pursuits to further their careers, and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting women’s leadership. The application deadline is November 30, 2011.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.vwhe.org/Scholarship.html

Vermont Women in Higher Education Awards Dinner

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Reservations are now being accepted for the annual Vermont Women in Higher Education dinner and awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday, October 26, at the Old Lantern in Charlotte, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The price is $40 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, dinner, the annual VWHE awards ceremony, and a fabulous guest speaker.

Cheryl Hanna, Vermont College of Law professor and recipient of the 2010 Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service award will speak on “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Mother: Reflections on a Life Gone Mad.”

If that title isn’t enough to grab your attention, keep in mind that the Sister Elizabeth award, the Jackie Gribbons Leadership Award, and the Peggy Williams Emerging Professional Award will also be presented.

You can always count on this to be an inspiring occasion. Feel free to invite the women in your life to join us for dinner to celebrate the achievements of women in higher ed in Vermont.

Register on line at http://vwhe.org/Dinner.html