Association for Faculty Women

Association for Faculty Women (AFW)

An organization dedicated to an equitable, collegial environment for all university faculty - Founded in 1975


The Association for Faculty Women (AFW) announces a call for nominations for three awards

The Association for Faculty Women is now accepting nominations for three awards: the Harriett B. Rigas award (presented to an outstanding doctoral student), the AFW Founders Award (presented to an outstanding master's student), and the Graduate School's Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award (for doctoral candidates). 

To nominate a student for one of these awards, please send a one-page description of the student's accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, teaching, outreach, and leadership. Explain what makes your nominee an outstanding doctoral or masters student.  Send nominations to Laura Hill by February 20, 2015. We will inform students who have been nominated and invite them to apply.  Please see more details about these awards and instructions for the full application process on  the AFW awards page

The deadline for receipt of all nomination and application materials is February 20, 2015.

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What's Coming Up:

January Luncheon

What: Conversation with Provost Dan Bernardo -

Discussion about Priorities and Initiatives for Washington state University

When: Tuesday, January 20th

Time: Lunch available at 11:30 am

Meeting: 12:00-1:00pm

Where: Lightly 405

RSVP: By Jan. 16th to Linda Chen, AFW Treasurer, email Linda Chen or call 335-8541

Cost: $6.00 includes lunch

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