2012 TWHE Annual Conference

The Women’s Leadership Imperative:  Moving Up and Branching Out

April 12-13, 2012
Arlington Sheraton Hotel
1500 Convention Center Drive
Arlington, Texas 76011
(817) 548-2812

Cost: $150
Reservations:  1-800-325-3535

The Texas Women in Higher Education annual conference is designed by women administrators for women administrators in Texas universities and community colleges.  It provides professional development for leadership in a compact two-day format.  Each year our participant numbers grow as TWHE women come together to network and learn.  Some comments from the 2011 conference:

  • Outstanding Conference!
  • Excellent use of time.
  • Truly fabulous speakers.  I learned so much.
  • Great time of networking; many contacts made.
  • Loved meeting women facing the same issues and hearing encouraging ideas.


The Arlington Sheraton has given TWHE participants a special group room rate of $110.00, so be sure to mention that you are reserving your room for the TWHE conference.

This Year’s Opening Keynote Speaker: Anne Doyle
Pioneering Radio and TV Sports Broadcaster and Founder of Anne Doyle Strategies

Anne Doyle, author of POWERING UP!  How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders, brings nearly four decades of trailblazing journalism, business and political credentials to our podium.  From TV newsrooms to sports locker rooms, from board rooms to congressional hallways, Doyle has honed her skills in some of the toughest leadership laboratories … read more.



Friday Morning Keynote Speaker: Robert (Bob) Smith
Provost and Senior Vice President, Texas Tech University

Dr. Bob Smith oversees fourteen colleges and schools at Texas Tech University, along with the libraries and several additional academically related units and programs.  He is the author of Where You Stand is Where You Sit: An Academic Administrator’s Handbook and The Way of Oz Complex:  A Guide to Wisdom, Heart & Courage, which will be published by TTU Press in the summer of 2012 … read more.


Friday Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Beverly Bower
Director of the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education

Dr. Beverly L. Bower is the Director of the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education at the University of North Texas where she holds the Don A. Buchholz Endowed Chair in the College of Education. Her work on a long-term project examining women’s leadership has been captured in two recent books by Stylus Publishing, Women at the Top: What Women University and College Presidents Say about Effective Leadership and Answering the Call: African American Women in Higher Education Leadership … read more.

Register today!