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Innovators in Gender Equity

Meet Annie Houle, co-founder of Wage Project ME

In 2015, Annie joined us as the keynote speaker at our signature event, ADVANCING WOMEN IN ACADEMIA.

When you attend Rising Tide events you’ll hear from national champions like Annie, and local leaders including colleagues here at UMaine!

FALL 2015 Events

August 5, 2015 – Dept. Chairs and Directors Professional Development Day.  Attendees describe this event as invaluable as it allows less experienced administrators to mine information from current and former chairs and directors.  Morning presentations focus on the essentials for new or aspiring chairs and directors while the afternoon agenda uses case studies, including many from UMaine, to enhance leadership skills.

Click to view the Dept. Chairs and Directors Professional Development Day Agenda

9 am – 2:30 pm, Wells Conference Center Room 2
Please register by JULY 31 by calling the Rising Tide Center at 581-3439, or sending an e-mail to

All are welcome including new, incoming, current, former and aspiring chairs and directors.


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Contact Information

ADVANCE Rising Tide Center
5703 Alumni Hall, Room 229
Orono, Maine 04469-5703
Phone: 207-581-3439 | Fax: 207-581-3450E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469