Women's Philanthropy Council
- Women's Philanthropy Council
Edinboro University Women's Philanthropy Council
Women are now the majority of the workforce for the first time in U.S. history. Most managers are now women. And three women will get a college degree this year for every two men who do the same.
It just makes sense that as women become more financially self-sufficient, they have more discretionary income to give back to organizations and non-profits that will improve their communities.
Currently, 63 percent of Edinboro University students are women, and with our first woman president, Dr. Julie E. Wollman, at the helm, it is the perfect time for Edinboro University to press forward with the work of The Women’s Philanthropy Council.
Edinboro University to offer first doctoral degree program
Edinboro University’s first doctoral degree program, an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), was approved today by the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
The DNP, to be offered in consortium with Clarion University, is designed to be a completion program to Clarion and Edinboro Universities’ jointly offered Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The new program is an invaluable asset to the northwestern Pennsylvania region due to a critical shortage of primary care providers in rural areas. It also will keep EU in line with the goals of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, which voted to move the current level of preparation necessary for advanced nursing practice from the master’s degree to the doctorate level by 2015. Read more »