Half way through an ADVANCE award there is a site visit from NSF to learn about their initiatives and progress. Materials from site visits and recommendations to make site visits go well are presented below.
Overview of AdvanceVT for the 2006 NSF site visit.
Thank you for your letter of November 2 summarizing the recommendations and concerns of the NSF site visiting team regarding the Case Western REserve University ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Program.
This document is a 6 page overview of the ADVANCE program at IA State. "Since its inception, ISU ADVANCE has been a program based on careful planning and data development, a program notably transparent as well as trans-disciplinary. Our central plan of a comprehensive institutional intervention that uses a bottom-up/top-down approach...
At the end of June, 2004 the UM ADVANCE project was at the midpoint of the five-year NSF grant period.... This report is, then, a summary of our “stock-taking” and of our goal-setting for the next two and a half years.
Information and links to materials on the ACES site visit are on this webpage.
An actual mid-award site visit is explained in this presentation. Tips, schedules, tools, and lessons are explained. This presentation was given at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting.
This document is a how-to for site visits that includes what to do now, a few months before, and right before the visit. It was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting session on Preparing for a Mid Award NSF Site Visit.
This document is a draft of a report on the AdvanceVT site visit. Topics in this paper include: Intervention Context, Intervention Strategy, Changes/Revisions to Strategy, Logic behind project intervention, Summary, Evaluation, Potential for Sustainability, and Recommendations.
Preparation for the visit included a review of program-related materials, materials available on the UCI website, and several lengthy phone conversations with the Director...
The GT NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Program is taking an integrated approach to institutional factors that supports the full participation and advancement of women, and provides a model of best practices, in academic science and engineering--constituting the core intellectual merit and broader impacts of the initiative.
We observed that ACES has had broad institutional impact on CASE. During the 2003-2006 time period covered by this report, four of the 8 Schools at the University, and 22 departments were incorporated into activities and programs funded by this grant.
This document is the agenda for the site visit.
For the 2004 site visit by NSF the provost and vice president for academic affairs gave this presentation. It covers an overview of Georgia Tech and then statistics on the number of women in departments.
Attached please find the NSF Site Visit Report for your ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program. Overall, the team was pleased with your accomplishments...
A visual representation of program components, initial goals, accomplishments, and new goals for the second phase of the award period.
This presentation explains the NSF visit to ADVANCE programs half the way through their grant award. FAQ, tips, and recommendations are given. This presentation was given at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting.
This document is the agenda from the 2 day site visit with places and people listed. Example activities include presentations, meetings, and focus groups.
As discussed, I am attaching the recommendations of the site visit team concerning the UC Irvine ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project, and the summary site visit report.
Case Western Reserve University (Case) proposed to the National Science Foundation (NSF) an innovative, integrated approach to institutional transformation that would effect tangible positive change for women in science and engineering.
2006 NSF Site Visit for University of Rhode Island
"ISU ADVANCE has become Iowa State’s most prominent vehicle to recruit, retain, and advance women and women of color in STEM faculty positions. We are known for a well-managed network, innovative research, and an integrated approach to change. We work within departments using a Collaborative Transformation approach to improve the work environment for all faculty members."
In this presentation is a discussion of how Georgia Tech is different than other national institutions and the presenters insights as a female dean. This presentation was given at Georgia Tech’s 2004 NSF Site Visit.
The National Science Foundation’s funding of the URI ADVANCE Project has had a profound impact on the life of our university community. We have recently reaffirmed our commitment to our foundational values and one of the most compelling is our dedication to an inclusive...
All of the resources from the site visit to Cal Poly. The sections of this webpage are site visit resources, CPP ADVANCE Program Resources, Kellogg West Conference Center, and Contact Information.
William Marsh Rice University in Houston, Texas was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant in July, 2006 in the amount of $3.3 million dollars for five years. The ADVANCE Program was established with three goals...
We appreciate the commentary and suggestions offered in the “Summary of the Report of the NSF Site Visit Team (SVT).” After carefully considering the report, we have prepared a response that outlines (1) what we consider to be the crucial components of...
The University of Wisconsin’s ADVANCE project, entitled WISELI, seeks institutional change at a major research university with few women faculty in the science and engineering disciplines. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a campus that has many...
This document is a one page description of the ADVANCE Program at ISU: “The goal of the ADVANCE program is to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce.”
At the end of August 2006, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) ADVANCE initiative concluded its third year of the five year grant period. The UTEP team looks forward to the October NSF Site Visit as an opportunity to reflect on what we have accomplished to date and to revisit plans for the remaining two years.
This webpage is the agenda for the site visit.
This webpage is the title page for all the information on the AdvanceVT site visit. The agenda and outcomes are listed on the bottom.
The title of the ADVANCE IT Award at Cal Poly Pomona “The Path to Leadership: Collaborative Institutional Change” captures the central theme of our program: involving faculty in making institutional change will facilitate their own leadership development. Over the course of the first three years of the award, the implementation of this theme has shifted from a centralized model to a distributed model, i.e. engaging more faculty members at the department level rather than just a few.
I have been pleased to provide support for the URI ADVANCE Project through a myriad of activities, most particularly by appointing women faculty in the STEM disciplines. These efforts were only possible due to the National Science Foundation funding for which we are profoundly...
This document is the schedule of events for the NSF Site Visit. Example events are project overview, NSF data indicators, and interviews.
A presentation by working group members, steering committee members, and University partners detailing the progress of project components and the progress towards institutionalization.
In preparation for a site visit from NSF, AdvanceVT prepared this report summarizing activities and progress to date.
This short presentation covers activities being offered by Case Western Reserve University's ADVANCE Program. These activities are a distinguished lectureships, opportunity grants, departmental initiative grants, and search committee training.
This pdf is the agenda for the site visit to the IA State's site visit.
This document is the agenda from the 2 day site visit. Example activities include presentations, meetings, and focus groups.
This webpage is a collection of web resources for the Site Visit to IA State inclusing agendas and materials.
This presentation gives an overview of initiatives from the ADVANCE Program at Georgia Tech such as ADEPT and mentoring programs.
The site review panel is impressed by the positive effect the Michigan Advance Program has had on the environment for women in science and engineering at the university. Abby Stewart and the ADVANCE team demonstrate the energy, passion, and effectiveness necessary for such a project. We are also impressed that in a time of...
This presentation for the NSF Site visit gives an overview of the ADVANCE program at URI.
This report details the status of each component and progress towards project goals.
On March 1, 2011, the ADVANCE Program Office conducted the First Year Site Visit at Texas A&M University. The program officer in attendance was: Amy Rogers.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting is designed to help grantees prepare for site visits. It covers the evaluation process at NSF, role of evaluation, internal and external evaluation, and evaluation challenges.