CU women succeed

The 8th annual CU Women Succeeding Symposium began with dinner and networking events Thursday night in preparation for a day long series of discussions focused on issues facing women at the university.

Scheduled Friday sessions in Berger Hall include a keynote address by Susan Avery, president and director, Woods Hole (Mass.) Oceanographic Institution. Avery previously served as a member of the CU Boulder faculty and was provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Several UCCS faculty members will lead breakout sessions Friday. They are: Corinne Harmon, assistant professor, College of Education; Colleen Stiles, instructor, College of Business; Peg Bacon, provost; Terry Schwartz, associate dean, School of Public Affairs; Julaine Field, associate professor, College of Education; and Catharine Beecher, senior instructor, College of Education.

The symposium is free for all members of the CU community. For a detailed schedule, visit

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