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Who We Are

Improving the status of women at OSU
The Women's Faculty Council (WFC) works to improve the status of women at OSU by being advocates for women through educational programming, award funding, research, and career support. We also serve in an advisory capacity to the administration and university community.
People at a Women's Faculty Council meeting

What We Do

Advocate for women at OSU
We study needs and problems that impact women in institutions of higher education, and we recommend actions that promote progress toward equality. We provide space for those on OSU’s campus interested in raising awareness and developing action to share resources and spark movement. We share resources and connect individuals across the our community.
Women's Faculty Council Awardees

News and Upcoming Events

WFC Elections are now open!

The official ballot for the 2022-2023 WFC Elections for Secretary and Treasurer is at the link below, and voting will be open until Monday June 20th. We thank the candidates for their willingness to serve on the WFC Executive Committee and thank all our members for their continued support!

WFC ballot--vote here!

Congratulations to the 2022 Ann Ryder and Clara Smith WFC Leadership Endowed Scholarship Awardee

The 2022 Ann Ryder and Clara Smith Leadership Endowed Scholarship was awarded to Ishani Ray, a Chemistry junior who is pre-med and pre-law with minors in neuroscience and psychology. Congratulations, Ishani! Learn more about Ishani and her leadership work at the link below.

2022 Ann Ryder and Clara Smith Leadership Scholarship awardee Ishani Ray

Congratulations to the 2022 WFC Research Award Winners

The WFC awarded Research Awards to 23 students in 2022. Many thanks to the OSU Colleges and Administrative Units who sponsored the awards! Thanks also go to Award Committee Co-Chairs Sarah Milligan and Erin Dyke and their team of volunteer proposal reviewers. More about the student award winners can be found in the 2022 dropdown on our Past Awards webpage.

WFC Research Award Winners

For women, by women


Find our most frequently asked questions.

Advocacy documents

Advocacy documents published by the Women's Faculty Council.


Past events hosted and supported by WFC.


Documents and reports, including meeting minutes and yearly summaries.

Undergraduate Scholarship

Learn more about the Ann Ryder and Clara Smith Leadership Scholarship.


Learn more about Faculty and Student research awards.

Executive Committee

Read about Women's Faculty Council's current and past officers.


Read the Bylaws of the Women's Faculty Council

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