Dr. Teresa Collard, Director of the Women's Center and Coordinator of Women's Studies, is a tenured assistant professor in the Department of Communications.She has served as Coordinator of the Women's Studies minor since 1998. She served on the committee that established the Women's Studies minor on UT Martin's campus and regularly teaches courses for the minor.
In February 2010, Dr. Collard proposed the creation of a women's center for the UT Martin campus. Former Chancellor Rakes and Vice Chancellor Ogg approved the proposal, and the UT Martin Women's Center opened in January of 2011. Dr. Collard continues to promote gender equality through programs and activities of the Women's Center.
The UT Martin Women's Center Advisory Board is comprised of faculty, staff, students, and community representatives. The Advisory Board serves as a liaison between the Women's Center, campus, and community. The Women's Center Advisory Board plays an active role in guiding and supporting activities and programs sponsored by the Women's Center. They are vital to the success of the Women's Center. For more information about the Advisory Board, contact the Women's Center director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earlene Moore, Paul Meek Library
Julie Floyd, Department of Nursing
Sue Byrd, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Diane Shaw, Department of Visual and Theatre Arts
Lisa LeBleu, Chair for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Jeff Hoyer, Department of Communications
Stephanie Mueller, Student Success Center
Natalie Boyd Project>, Coordinator for the Personal Safety Empowerment Partnership Program (PSEPP)
Karen Sliger, Extended Campus and Online Studies
Charlie Jahr, UTM Police Officer
Alex Perez, First State Mortgage
Audrey Roberts, former President of Martin Manufacturing
Lisa Smartt, West Tennessee Columnist, Motivational Speaker, and Author of The Smartt View and The Smartt View Two
Valerie Hatch,Political Science Major and WS minor
Kimi Foley, Sociology Major and WS Minor
Bentia Evans,Communications Major and WIC President