Professor Linda Perkins elected to board of National Council for Research on Women
Linda Perkins, associate university professor in the schools of Educational Studies and Arts and Humanities, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Council for Research on Women.
Perkins was elected to a three-year term on the board.
The council is a network of leading research, policy, and advocacy centers committed to improving the lives of women and girls. It works in partnership with businesses, academic, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations.
Perkins said CGU will host the council’s fall board meeting in October.
“It's such an honor to be elected to the board,” she said. “I'm tremendously excited to serve with the leaders of so many excellent organizations involved with issues of girls and women, including the White House Project, the Girl Scouts, and the Foundation Center.”
Perkins is a historian of women’s and African American higher education.