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What is the WSC?
The University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Consortium, housed
in Academic and Student Services (ACSS), works to ensure the continued
development of Women's Studies in the UW System, to maintain our
current national prominence in the field, and to create a unique
inter-institutional model for educational innovation. The Consortium
serves as the formal organization of the fourteen campus-based
Women's Studies programs and UW Extension.
- Focuses on initiatives in instruction, research, outreach, library
resource development and international programs.
- Encourages all the UW System Women's Studies programs to fulfill central
goals of the mission of the University, leading to the continued
growth and development of education by, for, and about women
in the State of Wisconsin.
- Offers, through its Women's Studies programs, approximately 300 courses
to a total of over 8,000 students yearly.
- Promotes communication and collaboration among the System's Women's
Studies departments, programs, research centers, faculty members
welcome suggestions for new programs and comments on existing
ones. The Consortium can also assist in fund raising activities