Institutional Representative Handbook

The institutional representative (IR) handbook has been developed to assist IRs in the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the position and how the position fits within the framework of the statewide network. Included below are some additional resources that institutional representative might find helpful.

Roles and Expectations:

The following information can be found in the State Coordinator's Handbook on the ACE Inclusive Excellence website.

  • Definitions of roles and responsibilities of the leadership of the CTAWN (pg. 14)
  • Definition of roles and responsibilities of the institutional representatives (pg. 15)


"Obstacles to Female Leadership" (, January 14, 2015)
"Women Laders within Higher Education in the United States:  Supports, Barriers, and Experiences of Being a Senior Leader" (, 2015)
"College Access for All: A Commentary Collection" (, June 10, 2014)
"Study: Female Leaders in Higher Ed Face Different Expectations than Males" (, April 27, 2014)