The TWU affinity group MMA (Maintaining Motherhood in Academia) has elected new officers for the 2021-2022 academic year:
- Laura Shackelford (Career Connections Center, Denton) – chair
- Aimee Myers (Academic Assessment & Accreditation, Teacher Education, Denton) – vice chair
- Ashley Bender (English, Speech & Foreign Languages, Denton) – social director
- Amanda Zerangue (Library, Denton) – marketing & communications director
MMA strives to provide support for TWU faculty and staff who self-identify as academics and mothers as well as provide a voice for mothers in academia. Contact Shackelford at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MMA is one of six approved affinity groups at TWU. There are rules and regulations to forming an affinity group, and a human resources committee reviews and approves applications to ensure the group meets the criteria.