WFC Events

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 To Be Announced


Other Groups's Events

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Junior Faculty League Co-working

Fridays, 1-5pm, Sep 6-Nov 22, Cold Smoke Coffeehouse, (64 Willow Peak Dr. off Huffine)


Join other faculty to work on your research,  writing and publications.

While we provide each other companionship,  support, and accountability,

we focus on individual productivity and work time, rather than feedback.

For more info see the JFL webpage.

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Women's Center Sack Lunch Series

Wednesdays Noon-1pm, SUB 168, Sponsored by the MSU Women's Center.

More information is available on the MSU Women's Center Website.

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Women in STEM/SBS Faculty Learning Community

Organized by Susy Kohout and Nika Stoop

The goal of the Women in STEM/SBS (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math/Social 
and Behavioral Sciences) Faculty Learning Community is to create an informal gathering
of women faculty who can learn from campus leaders and each other throughout the year. The group has monthly lunches with different visitors and topics of interest.


Human Resources

Diversity Development Certificate Program

The Diversity Development Certificate program provides training to faculty, staff, and
students to expand their awareness, knowledge, and skills related to diversity to better
serve in their roles at MSU. Level 1 is a 9-hour certificate that is currently being offered
and covers the topics of cultural identity, intersectionality and privilege, and microaggressions. DIV 100 is a prereq for 110 or 120. To learn more check out the Diversity Development Program web page.

Fall Courses:

DIV 100: Exploring Cultural Identity, Tues., Sep. 17, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons

Safe Zone Training, 

For more info on Safe Zone Training. To register for Safe Zone Training.

The mission of Safe Zone at MSU is to promote an inviting and inclusive environment that is emotionally and physically safe for LGBTQIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, questioning) students, faculty, and staff. This is achieved through (1) increasing awareness and education about LGBTQIQ identity, (2) developing and expanding MSU’s network of LGBTQIQ allies as well as increasing visibility of designated ally Safe Zones on campus, and (3) decreasing individual and institutional heterosexism.

Fall 2019 Dates:

Module 1 - Awareness and Education, October 14 and November 12

Module 2- Ally Development, October 21 and November 25

Module 3- Unpacking and Undoing Individual Heterosexism, October 28 and December 3


Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)

Manditory Reporter Training

Procrastinator Theatre in the SUB, Multiple Dates.

This hour-long in-person Equity/Civil Rights training will cover your duties as a mandatory reporter here at Montana State for known or suspected protected class discrimination & harassment, what to do if someone tells you about what they have experienced, and your rights here at Montana State. For more info see the Title IX website.

Register fro trainings by clicking below:

Tuesday, September 10, 9:30-10:30 am, Procrastinator Theater

Monday, September 23, 10:30-11:30 amProcrastinator Theater

Thursday, October 10, 1:30-2:30pmProcrastinator Theater

Thursday, October 24, 9:30-10:30 amProcrastinator Theater

Wednesday, November 6, 2:30-3:30 pm, Procrastinator Theater

Thursday, November 21, 10:30-11:30 amProcrastinator Theater

Friday, December 6, 9:30-10:30 amProcrastinator Theater

Past Events

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Women in STEM/SBSNetworking Event

Women in STEM/SBSFaculty Learning Community

Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Montana Room, Norm Asbjornson Hall


At this welcome event, we invite representatives from different organizations on campus

that might be of interest to new Women in STEM/SBS faculty


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Retention, Tenure, and Promotion Co-Working

Tuesday, June 4, 10 am to Noon at the International Coffee Traders

Tuesday, June 18, 10 am to Noon at the International Coffee Traders

Tuesday, June 24, 10 am to Noon at the International Coffee Traders


The WFC RPT Co-Working Events will create an opportunity for candidates to sit
together while working so that they can get encouragement, ask questions,
share work, and brainstorm on strategies.


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Spring Hike at Middle Cottonwood Creek

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 am to Noon.

Weather permitting. Meet thetrailhead.

The hike should be about 2 hours long, and have a 450 ft climb.

If Anyone wants to carpool, you can email Susanne Cowan for a ride. 

RSVP for Spring Hike on Facebook or by email to Susanne Cowan.


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May Happy Hour

Monday, May 13, 5-7pm, Blend Wine Bar, 31 S Wilson Ave.

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 WFC Visioning Session

Friday March 8, 2019, 12:00-1:30 pm, Animal Biosciences Building (ABB) 138

In order to discuss the future policy goals for 2019, we will be holding a Visioning
Session to brain storm ideas for how the overall mission of our group may evolve to
face the challenges of the next decade, and what we should focus on for more immediate
action items. The ideas from this session will be recorded and shared with the WFC Policy Committee to be formed after the meeting.

You are welcome to come by spontaneously or for part of the meeting. We will provide lunch for
those people who 
RSVP for the Visioning Session. We will have Web-X, so please let me know if
you are interested in remote participation.


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WFC P&T Roundtable

Friday, March 1, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm, Bozeman Public Library, Small Conference Room

Moderator: Ann Ewbank

This informal roundtable event allowed women faculty to share experiences, ask questions,
and get advice. It was not the official P&T training, but a great opportunity to get a wide
range of experiences, or to problem solve personal issues. The panel members: Tricia Seifert,
Sarah Pennington, Graham Austen, and Carly Urban brought a wide range of experiences as Rentention, Tenure and Promotion applicants, and/or in serving on P&T committees
or as Department Chairs. 


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WFC Winter Social andDistinguished Mentor Award Celebration

Friday, January 11, 2019, 5-7pm, Lockhorn Cider House

Help honor this year's Women’s Faculty Caucus Distinguished Mentor                             
Elizabeth Burroughs, the Department Head of Mathematics.
Apetizers provided by WFC. Cider available for purchase.
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WFC Fall Hike at Truman Gulch

Saturday 9/15/18, 9am-1pm, Meet at Café M, 33 W Kagy.

2.5 hours, 5 miles, 1000 ft elevation gain.