Concurrent Sessions

Day and Time
Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competence; Talent Management

Building Capabilities

Crest 5

Navigating the Path to Leadership: Advancing Women in Higher Education

The gender gap still exists in higher education leadership positions. According to CUPA-HR research, women are underrepresented in higher-paying, more prestigious positions in American colleges and universities. Hear from CUPA-HR research on the latest data along with two of your peers who will share their path to leadership and what they are doing to support women looking to advance their careers.

Jessica Baker, Director of Human Resources, University of Missouri System; Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., Director of Research, CUPA-HR; Whitney Williams, Senior Project Manager, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and Pat Vaughan, Senior Vice President and Higher Education Practice Lead, Fidelity Investments