The efforts of the University of Maryland-Baltimore Country’s ADVANCE Program are summarized in this presentation: institutional change, recruitment and hiring, research assistantship program, faculty sponsorship committee, and the distinguished speaker series. It was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting.
Lessons learned from trying to run a mentoring program are listed in this document. Specific tips on developing the program, coaches, and other issues are provided. This document was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI meeting by the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Michigan in a roundtable session on Mentoring and Networking.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers a description of strategies for organizational change using Bolman & Deal’s multi-frame model of organizational analysis, research and theoretical work, and strategic change interventions in ADVANCE programs. (Progress report on longer term study of first two rounds of IT grantees.)
This website is one product from a PAID research study focused on examining the organizational change strategies and processes used at the universities in the first two rounds of ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grants. The Toolkit highlights 13 of the most frequently used change interventions, offering a Brief on each one that highlights the rationale and purpose of the intervention, various models and examples of how the intervention might be used, and a discussion of the associated affordances and li
This mailing list is for the use of the ADVANCE PIs, Directors, and Program Developers. It will enable us to share best practices, helpful web sites and programs, discuss common goals, etc. You can subscribe here.
The methods and procedures outlined in these toolkits will help you to meet the NSF reporting requirements and conduct effective program evaluations. Toolkits are available here.
The ADVANCE Implementation Mentors Network connects change leaders at ADVANCE grantee institutions to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. advanceaimnetwork.org
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. SBE-0244916, with additional support from the Clare Boothe Luce program of the Henry Luce Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Henry Luce Foundation.