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Resources for Women Faculty

This guide includes resources for women faculty at the University of North Texas. It was compiled in collaboration with the Women's Faculty Network.

Women's Faculty Network

The Women’s Faculty Network (WFN) is an organization that supports women at all stages of their careers by providing professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities. Through programming, WFN seeks to:​

  • Help women gain and convey institutional knowledge

  • Mentor and problem-solve to enhance women's professional skills in research/scholarship and teaching;

  • Develop professional networks

  • Promote diversity

The resources collected in this guide may be of use to all UNT community members, but particularly to those who may not be aware of all the services available to meet the particular needs and challenges of women faculty at the university.  

If you know of other resources or links that might be included on this guide, please contact Julie Leuzinger (pronouns: she, her, hersNOTE: While I have tried to use inclusive language in this guide, if you notice anything that could be improved, please don't hesitate to contact me with suggestions. 

UNT Administrative Offices

1Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs--Faculty Resources

  • Provides comprehensive list of resources for UNT Faculty including policies, forms, research and teaching resources, tenure & promotion information, and resources for dealing with workplace issues;
  • See also “Faculty and Staff Resources” on the UNT homepage for commonly used services for faculty.

2. Office for Faculty Success

 Bertina Combes, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty
 Hurley Administration Building 135

Offers resources for all UNT faculty to help support teaching, scholarship, and service. Includes a mentoring program, newsletter, resource links, and sponsored events.

3. Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity

Joanne Woodard, VP Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity
Hurley Administration Building 175

"Our goal is to champion equity, access and engagement to create a welcoming campus community where diverse faculty, staff and students thrive."

Shanni Barrax Moore, Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Hurley Administration Building 175

​Promotes campus education, mentoring, training, and community engagement on issues of diversity and inclusion; and offers resources for student success.

  • Multicultural Center, University Union 335
    Damian Torres, Director,

    “Fosters the success and awareness of historically underrepresented student populations with an emphasis on disability, ethnicity, gender, interfaith, race and sexual orientation.”
  • Pride Alliance, University Union 372
    Kathleen Hobson, Director, Pride Alliance,
    “A gender and sexuality resource center and a safe and welcome space for all."

  • Office of Equal Opportunity 
    Eve Bell, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX/ADA Coordinator
    Hurley Administration Bldg. 175
    Oversees UNT compliance with civil rights laws, including Title IX and ADA, as well as employee training on discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and other legal issues.

  • Equity and Diversity Conference
    Annual event hosted by the Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity held at UNT and aimed at students, educators, and professionals who are committed to equity and diversity in higher education.

4. Mediation at UNT

Mediation at UNT is a voluntary process that can help individuals find mutually agreed upon solutions to job-related interpersonal disputes between faculty, administrators, and/or staff. 

5. UNT CARE Team

Assists in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of students and members of the UNT community; and, provides procedures for dealing with disruptive or troubled students.

6.  UNT System Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Human Resources)

Provides guidance for faculty and staff regarding state and federal programs related to equity, diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination in the workplace, including: investigations of alleged discrimination or harassment; training on equal opportunity laws & policies; creation or revision of policies related to diversity & inclusion; Title IX assistance.

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