WMST-L File Collection:

Program Administration

Last updated: Sept. 1, 2010

The following files from the WMST-L file collection focus on issues of particular interest to administrators of Women's Studies programs:

Assessment Tools for Women's Studies Programs
(WMST-L discussion in October 2003 about assessment tools that are appropriate for use by Women's Studies programs.)

Crosslisting Courses in Women's Studies
(Policies outlining criteria used by WS programs for crosslisting courses. Messages from 1992, 1995, and 2001)

Gifts for Women's Studies Graduates
(What kind of gift might be appropriate for a Women's Studies Program to give to its students when they graduate? WMST-L discussion, April 2006)

Girls' Studies and Women's Studies
(WMST-L discussion in December 2001(with a followup in January 2002) about the relationship between Girls' Studies and Women's Studies and whether Girls' Studies should be a separate discipline.)

The Need for Women's Studies Programs
(Brief discussion of resources dealing with the need for Women's Studies programs. WMST-L discussion, August 2000.)

Online Degrees in Women's Studies
(Information about institutions offering online degrees in Women's Studies at either the undergraduate or the graduate level. WMST-L query, May 2003; updated 2005, 2007, and 2010.)

Ranking Women's Studies Journals
(A discussion of what the top journals are in Women's Studies, and the problems involved in trying to make such an assessment. WMST-L, February 2002 and October 2005.)

Requirements for the Women's Studies Major
(This discussion of the requirements for the Women's Studies major at various U.S. institutions took place on WMST-L in September 2003)

What Can I Do With a Women's Studies Major?
(WMST-L discussions in 2000 and 2003 offer some useful resources to help address this question.).

Women's Studies in High School
(Information about women's studies programs in high schools. WMST-L, October 2002.)

"Women's Studies" vs. "Gender Studies"
(Eight parts (!), including discussions that took place on WMST-L in 1993, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2008, and 2009, plus a bibliography created in 2005.)

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