Below is a list of campus resources:
- CCSU Academic Calendar
- CCSU Early Learning Program (pre-school & before and after-school care)
- Committee On the Concerns of Women
- Counseling and Wellness Center
- Human Resources
- Ruthe Boyea Women’s Center
Other links of interest regarding Work/Life Balance:
- Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP)
- College and University Work/Family Association (CUWFA)
- Mayo Clinic, Work-life balance tips
- Work/life balance calculator
Off-Campus Family Care Resources:
CCSU provides this list as a service but does not endorse these resources.
- 2-1-1 Finding Child Care in Connecticut
- CT Licensed Child Care Providers
- Family Caregiver Alliance
- Nannies as Needed
Selected sources for more information on issues associated with working parents:
Belkin, Lisa. "Will Dad Ever Do His Share?" The New York Times Magazine June 15, 2008.
Cohen, Patricia. "On Campus, the 60s Begin to Fade as Liberal Professors Retire," New York Times (July 3, 2008), A1, A20. This article includes a discussion of the work-life balance issues for academic women.
Collins, Gail. "The Torch Passes. Really," New York Times (August 28, 2008), A27.
Drago, Robert, editor. WORKFAM-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU
Dzubow, Lauren. "Head of the Class." Oprah Magazine (March 2008), 66. This article discusses the trials of student mothers.
Evans, Elrena, et.al. "MamaPhD" blog
Hollenshead, Carol. et. al Family-Friendly Policies in Higher Education: Where Do We Stand? The Center for Education of Women, University of Michigan, 2005.
Keyes, Carol R. and Pamla J. Boulton, "The CUNY System Understands the Need for Campus Children’s Centers and has Developed Eighteen of Them since 1950, Each One Tailored to its Home Institution," Academe July-August 2007, 41-43.
Landler, Mark. "Quoth the Raven: I Bake Cookies, Too," New York Times (23 April 2006), 3.
Monroe, Kristen, Saba Ozyurt, Ted Wrigley, and Amy Alexander, "Gender Equality in Academia: Bad News from the Trenches, and Some Possible Solutions," Perspectives on Politics 6 (2), June 2008.
Philipsen, Maike Ingrid. Challenges of the Faculty Career for Women: Success and Sacrifice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.
Provost’s Childcare Implementation Committee. "Childcare and Work/Life Issues at the University of Connecticut," August 2005.
Vancour, Michele. "Motherhood Ideology, Role Balance, and Health-Promoting Behaviors of Academic Mothers" (PhD Dissertation, New York University), 2005.
Vancour, Michele and William Sherman. "Motherhood Ideology, Role Balance, and Health-Promoting Behaviors of Non-Tenured Academic Mothers, 2004-2005 University Research Grant Final Report, Southern Connecticut State University.
United Educators, "Children on Campus," Safety Dispatch 3 (2003). www.ue.org
WFD Consulting, Child Care Needs Assessment Study, University of Georgia, February 2008.