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UC Women Selected for Higher Education Leadership Program

Eight women from the University of Cincinnati are participating in a leadership program that was initiated by UC in 2003 but has since spread to include Xavier, Miami, NKU, Mt. St. Joseph and Cincinnati State.

Date: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
By: Wendy Beckman
Phone: (513) 556-1826
Other Contact: Barb Rinto
Other Contact Phone: (513) 556-3279

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Eight University of Cincinnati (UC) women have been selected to attend the 2008-2009 Women’s Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) program. Initiated by UC in 2003, the program is now a collaborative effort of six area institutions – UC, Xavier, Miami, Northern Kentucky University, Mt. St. Joseph and Cincinnati State.

Twenty-seven women applied this year; five faculty and three staff women were selected. They are as follows:

Flavia Bastos
Associate Professor
DAAP – Art Education

Susan Bourke
Associate Professor

Margaret Hanson
Associate Professor
A&S – Physics

Kimberly Jacobs-Beck
Associate Professor
Clermont – Humanities & Social Sciences

Mina Jones Jefferson
Assistant Dean
College of Law

Mary McCann
Facilities – Maintenance & Operations

Amberly Miller
Assistant Dean

Amy Reed
Associate Clinical Professor

The program consists of seven sessions on various topics including career development, leadership and negotiation. Sessions are held at participating institutions once a month. The University of Cincinnati underwrites tuition for selected participants.

For questions about this program please contact Barb Rinto, director of the UC Women's Center, at 513-556-3279.