Monthly Archives: May 2006

UIC Women’s Leadership Symposium 2006

Women FIRST: Moving Forward Together
Thursday, June 1; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Illinois Room, Student Center East
Keynote Address: Chancellor Sylvia Manning

The symposium was originated at UIC as an effort to make leadership development more accessible to all women on campus and to address the unique issues faced by minority women. Academic professionals and support staff alike benefit from the practical information provided at the workshops. This event is open to faculty, staff, students, and the public. Advanced registration is required.

The Library will fund registration for Library Support Staff who would like to attend this workshop and have the permission of their supervisor and department head. Department heads should send approved requests to the Business Office by Friday, May 26, 2006. Academic staff may use their FDAC funds to attend.

Book Review Editor

Lynn C. Westney, Assistant Reference Librarian, has been invited to serve as Book Review Editor for H-INFO for a two year term.

New Hire

Karen Meadows has been hired as a Library Assistant at LHS/Rockford effective May 30, 2006.

The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women’s Activism

Sunday, May 21; 2 – 4 p.m.
Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted

Dr. Anne Knupfer of Purdue University, and author of the path-breaking new book, “The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women’s Activism,” will present her work on the Chicago Renaissance period and the central role women activists played in that multi-dimensional movement. She will be joined by Dr. Margaret Burroughs, a leading activist in the early years of the South Side Community Art Center, and author of “Life with Margaret: The Official Autobiography of Dr. Margaret L.G. Burroughs.”

For more information, contact Michael Flug, 312-745-2080.

UIC Women’s Leadership Symposium 2006

Women FIRST: Moving Forward Together
Thursday, June 1; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Illinois Room, Student Center East
Keynote Address: Chancellor Sylvia Manning

The symposium was originated at UIC as an effort to make leadership development more accessible to all women on campus and to address the unique issues faced by minority women. Academic professionals and support staff alike benefit from the practical information provided at the workshops. This event is open to faculty, staff, students, and the public. Advanced registration is required.

The Library will fund registration for Library Support Staff who would like to attend this workshop and have the permission of their supervisor and department head. Department heads should send approved requests to the Business Office by Friday, May 26, 2006. Academic staff may use their FDAC funds to attend.