The PASSHE Women’s Consortium

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Established in 1980, the Women’s Consortium is a distinctive professional network within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Comprising faculty, staff, students, and administrators from fourteen campuses, the consortium addresses issues impacting 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

2021 Annual Conference


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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.

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