PULLMAN, Wash.–Nancy Bell, chair of the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate at Washington State University, has been selected as WSU’s nominee for the 1997 Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College.
A member of the WSU faculty since 1993, Bell was elected chair in 1996. Her work on insurance for small businesses, employee benefits, health insurance and pensions has been published in books, numerous legislative reports and journals including the “Journal of Risk and Insurance,” “American Journal of Small Business,” “Benefits Quarterly,” “Best’s Review Life and Health Edition,” “Journal of Insurance Issues” and “Journal of Insurance Regulation.”
The institute offers women faculty and administrators intensive training in educational administration. The curriculum offers intensive training and practical experience in areas such as academic governance, finance and budgeting, management and leadership, administrative uses of computers, human relations skills and professional development. Participants also will establish a peer network that will continue to provide information and contacts after the institute.
WSU supports the June 22-July 18 institute fees.

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