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Town Hall with Dr. Cathy Trower

Dr. Cathy Trower, Senior Research Associate and Research Director for the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Trower has studied faculty employment issues, policies, and practices since 1996 and has authored numerous articles and books related to faculty employment issues. She is on the advisory council for several National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grants and has also served as an ADVANCE site team evaluator.

She will be speaking at a town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 26 at 2 PM in the Glickman Library, Room 424/425 on the Portland campus.

Attached are Dr. Trower's BIO and CV.

What is ADVANCE?

"ADVANCE encourages institutions of higher education and the broader  science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) community, including professional societies and other STEM related, not-for-profit organizations, to address various aspects of STEM academic culture and institutional structure that may differentially affect women faculty and academic administrators." (ADVANCE Brochure, pg 2)