The Women’s Consortium is a unique professional network of women of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education that was established in 1980. The consortium comprises faculty, staff, students and administrators from the fourteen campuses of the state system and addresses issues that affect women in higher education, local campuses and communities.
Click below to view a presentation from the 2021 PASSHE Women’s Consortium Annual Conference:
Equality in Numbers but Not in Rank: A Report on Female Faculty in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education between 2005 and 2020 by Dr. Jana Asher
The PASSHE Women’s Consortium (the Consortium) is the only organization within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) that acts on behalf of all women — faculty, staff, administrators and students. The Consortium meets with the Chancellor regularly to identify, address and monitor the concerns of women from across fourteen campuses. The Consortium’s initiatives include an annual conference dedicated to women’s and gender issues, and summer leadership institutes for faculty, staff and undergraduate women. Membership in the Consortium is open to all genders, race, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation.Learn More