Sue Lister | March 12, 2017
Six notable University of Notre Dame women, with illustrious careers in higher education and beyond, will gather for a panel discussion focusing on their vision and accomplishments as pioneering women in the academy from 4 to 5:15 p.m. March 29 (Wednesday) in the Patricia George Decio Theater of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The panelists will reflect on their experiences and early influences in their lives, educations and careers. They will also speak of their aspirations for the future of the University.
Associate dean of the College of Science Sister Kathleen Cannon, O.P., former First Year of Studies faculty member Angie Chamblee, professor of English and creative writing and renowned author Valerie Sayers, professor of ethics and business Ann Tenbrunsel and Notre Dame alumna and Board of Trustees member Nancy M. Haegel will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Film, Television and Theater associate professor Mary Celeste Kearney. The event is free and ticketed. Tickets may be picked up at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Box Office beginning at 3 p.m. on the day of the event. It is open to the public.
A Dominican sister, Cannon is also a concurrent associate professor of theology along with her appointment in the College of Science. She advises students in the science-business, science-computing and science education majors, and is responsible for diversity issues, international programs and various award committees. She served as associate provost from 1990 to 1997 and during that time was instrumental in establishing the Early Childhood Development Center, Notre Dame’s first on-campus day care center.