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The purpose of the Women's Faculty Network (WFN) is to empower UTPA female faculty members by advocating for opportunities to advance women’s professional development in research, teaching, and service, while balancing their personal, career, physical, and mental health demands.

WFN Listserv


Being part of the UTPA Women's Faculty Network listserv is a practical way to be informed about the latest WFN activities scheduled, and general resources for your professional development.

To subscribe to the WFN listserv please send a blank e-mail to

WFN Activities

The WFN promotes the development of women faculty at UTPA with programmed activities, such as workshops, seminars and discussion groups that address:

  • Research opportunities and funding
  • Tenure demands
  • Time management: Teaching, research and service
  • Advancement and transition to administration
  • Work and life balance
  • Campus climate
  • Recruitment and retention of women faculty

WFN News

Legacy institutions sign bylaws for Women's Faculty Network at UTRGV

May 11 2015, UTPA