The sections of this poster are introduction, outcome measures, and reflections and recommendations. "Advance VT is a comprehensive program to promote and enhance the careers of women in academic science and engineering at Virginia Tech through institutional transformation... As the grant funding expires, all aspects of the program are being evaluated and prioritized for continuation.
The sections of this poster are introduction, method, results, conceptual model, and discussion. "Organizational climate is the individual's perceptions of the organization's policies, practices and procedures, both formal and informal.
This document is an executive summary of the family friendly practices instituted or continued by the Virginia Tech ADVANCE program. Some of these initiatives are child care, a work-life grant for graduate students, dual career guidelines and support, lactation areas, and more. This document was written for the PI2005.
"Creating a Positive Departmental Climate at Virginia Tech: A Compendium of Successful Strategies” was created as part of the AdvanceVT Departmental Climate Initiative (DCI). The Department Climate Committee collected policies and practices from a variety of sources to provide department chairs and heads with opportunities to learn about departmental issues at Virginia Tech, to under
This large document discusses different department climate components that were implemented at Virginia Tech through their ADVANCE Program. These components include creating a sense of intellectual community, providing a fair and full evaluation, providing effective and supportive communication, providing effective policies, focusing on work-life balance, and supporting materials. This document was presented at the 2008 PI Meeting.
This is a link to the PDF version of the AdvanceVT Department Climate Compendium. The parts of this paper are introduction, about the AdvanceVT departmental climate initiative, and departmental climate components and strategies.
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.