Women's Professional Advancement

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University Women's Professional Advancement (UWPA) seeks to enhance the status of women by offering women opportunities for professional development and advancement at SIUC. UWPA recognizes outstanding women through the University Women of Distinction awards, offers an Administrative Internship Program, and provides various services for women employees and students. UWPA's activities include the following: directories on spouse placement and women's resources, a faculty mentoring program, a civil service network, and presentations on tenure and promotion, grantsmanship, publishing, etc.