Dr. Harriet Barlow, a native of Illinois, earned the B.S. in Secondary Education (Speech Communication), the M.S. in Guidance and Educational Psychology (Human Learning and Development) and the Ph.D. in Education (Academic Administration and Budgeting) all at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
While at SIUC, Dr. Barlow served as Adjunct Assistant Professor in both the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Social Work. Dr. Barlow has extensive experience in student development and student services. While at SIUC, she served as the Coordinator of the Minority Student Enrollment, Director of the Illinois Minority Incentive Grant and Associate Director for Student Development.
Dr. Barlow came to UNLV in 1997, as Director of Student Recruitment for the Graduate College. As the Associate Dean for Graduate Student Services, Dr. Barlow provided thesis/dissertation compliance workshops, developed and coordinated Graduate Student Professional Development Programs, and coordinated Graduate College publications and handbooks. In June 2011, Dr. Barlow joined the UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives where she now serves as one of the Assistant Vice Presidents. In addition, Dr. Barlow was also appointed to serve as UNLV’s Title IX Compliance Coordinator.
Dr. Barlow has served on many UNLV service committees including a year as Chair of the UNLV Department of Public Safety Advisory Board, and as a member of the Student Recruitment and Retention Task Force and the Just and Inclusive Campus Community Committee, the Planning Initiative Award Committee, and the Regents Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Advisor Awards Committee.
“Why our Society Needs a Women’s Leadership Program”
Why is it important to have a leadership program for women?
Harriet Barlow explains the critical role of NEWL and formal women’s leadership programs in confidence building.
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