This webpage is a list of literature and webpages to resources that will help you develop your career.
This webpage is a table of programs, a link to their webpage, their descriptions, and their deadlines that faculty and students can apply to that are specific for West Virginia residents. Examples include the National Academies Fellowship Office and the American Association of University Women.
Archived news items and weekly updates for Spring 2008
This webpage is a table of programs, a link to their webpage, their descriptions, and their deadlines that faculty and students can apply to. Examples include MU NASA and Women in Biomedical Centers.
This webpage is a table of programs, a link to their webpage, their descriptions, and their deadlines that faculty and students can apply to that are specific for West Virginia residents. Examples include the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and WV Space Grant Commission.
In order to evaluate MU-ADVANCE's success, we worked with the program's evaluator to establish progress indicators for each of the three initiatives.
This year, MU-ADVANCE provided liaisons to a total of 15 search committees in 6 STEM departments, to assist in recruiting well-qualified candidates to open positions. MU-ADVANCE met with search committees to discuss the program, and created a new brochure that provides...
A list of links to inform potential faculty candidates about Marshall University and the Huntington, West Virginia area.
This webpage details a four-pronged approach to enhance the search process. Examples include using funding and using students to help with paperwork.
The external evaluation site visit of the Marshall University ADVANCE project was on May 7, 2007. The External Evaluator met extensively with the PI and Program Director and in 45-minute blocks of time with representatives of the three Initiatives (Recruitment...
This document is a list of best practices for gaining promotion and tenure. Examples include: "Get copies of your university, college, and department/division policies for tenure and promotion. If your offer letter includes statements of expectations you must meet to earn tenure, add the letter to your file of overall expectations. Always know where these items are and refer to them often.
This webpage is a flow diagram of the initiatives at Marshall University. They are coded by recruitment and networking, faculty development, state and institutional policy changes.
This webpage is a list of resources to help with promotion and tenure. Examples include lists of regulations, deadlines, and "Navigate Your Career.
Highlights the three program initiatives, while offering a glimpse of the accomplishments and future goals of MU-ADVANCE.
MU-ADVANCE Faculty Fellowships are available for non-tenured female faculty in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines seeking to enhance their professional development. The purpose of the Fellowships is to foster the professional development and success of female STEM faculty at Marshall while preparing for tenure.
In year 1, the main thrust of the MU-ADVANCE Program has been on recruitment. Dr. Judy Silver, Professor in the Mathematics Department, has chaired the Recruitment Committee. The actions of the recruitment strategy committee were organized, outlining tasks, creating action ...
A step-by-step guide to help you successfully navigate through your first year as a faculty member.
This webpage covers the plan to help increase recruitment at Marshall University. Examples include: Advertising Enhancement, Recruitment Assistance, Travel for Recruitment Purposes, MU-ADVANCE Web Resources and Assistance.
This webpage is a list of funding opportunities at Marshall University by their ADVANCE program. “The Faculty Development Initiative includes multiple approaches to help new faculty balance and integrate teaching and research responsibilities, improve time management and life balance, and to foster collaboration among STEM faculty.”
This brochure includes best practices to facilitate promotion and tenure.
This webpage is a list of resources and readings on the topic of teaching. Examples include: The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, and Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists.
“MU-ADVANCE Mini-Grants are available for female faculty in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines seeking to enhance networking (e.g., travel to national meetings), grant proposal submissions, interdisciplinary research efforts, or manuscript preparation. For non-tenured faculty, these activities are expected to tangibly enhance faculty careers. Collaborative-projects which involve more than one faculty member may request support for shared research and/or teaching interes
This webpage is a list of resources to help with writing grants. Examples include: The Grant Application Writer's Workbook, and The Foundation and Corporate Proposal Writing Book.
This webpage is a list of reports. Sections include yearly reports, external evaluations, advisory board meetings, and advisory committee meetings minutes.
This webpage is a list of resources to help with the topics of diversity, demographics, and policy. Examples include links to a New York Times article on the pipeline and a writing on the glass ceiling.
This brochure offers easy steps for search committees and targets ways to avoid unconscious bias throughout the search process.
This webpage is a table of programs, a link to their webpage, their descriptions, and their deadlines that faculty and students can apply to that are specific for Marshall University. Examples include MU NASA and Marshall University Cell Differentiation and Development Center.
The types of evaluation done at Marshall University’s ADVANCE program along with who does them is explained on this webpage. These evaluations are done through self-study, data collection and analysis, an advisory board, and external evaluations.
The External Evaluator visited the MU campus on Thursday, February 28, 2008 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon. Interviews of ADVANCE Co-PIs and key personnel were in 15-20 minute blocks of time. The MU-ADVANCE Program Coordinator arranged the interviews...
These meeting minutes cover the progress made by the ADVANCE Program at Marshall University within the first two years.
MU-ADVANCE Partnership with MU Career Services provides personalized employment assistance to spouses and partners of new Marshall University faculty.
Archived news items and weekly updates for 2006-2007
This webpage is a list of resources on literature to help with recruitment. An example is "To Recruit and Advance; Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering.
This document presents the findings from a study on faculty attrition in STEM departments at Marshall University. “The Marshall University (MU)-ADVANCE Program found that even small data sets are useful for driving change at the institutional level. MU-ADVANCE collected institutional data for 15 departments within 4 colleges, which employ 41 female tenure-track faculty.” This document was created for the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting roundtable on Applications of ADVANCE Data.
This webpage is a list of news update items. Examples include weekly updates and a stimulus program.
Found on this webpage is a list of links to resources compiled by Marshall University’s ADVANCE Program. Linked from this page are additional groupings of resources in the areas of Women in STEM; Diversity, Demographics, and Policy; Faculty Research Development; Grant Proposal Writing; Career Development; Teaching Resources; and, Recruitment Assistance.
The Marshall University ADVANCE program hopes to make changes to the betterment of STEM education across all West Virginia universities. To accomplish this goal they have created a new initiative. Details can be found on this webpage.
This webpage is a list of job positions that are available. The date published, title, position type, qualifications, duties, and application procedure is included.
This brochure focuses on best practices to provide supportive social and scholarly environments for new faculty.
A best practices brochure about the hiring process.
This webpage is a list of events. An example is "Diversity among Learners and Teachers: Using Technology to Identify It, Respond to It, and Take Advantage of it". Links to more information is included.
“The MU-ADVANCE Recruiting and Networking Initiative applies assertive strategies to increase the number of STEM female applicants at Marshall. Many searches have few or no female applicants. In year one, the MU-ADVANCE Program will begin by forming a Recruitment Committee to assist STEM search committees in attracting more female applicants with a goal of increasing female hires.” Links and an explanation of this initiative is provided on this webpage.
This webpage is a list of readings on the topic of Women in STEM. Examples include Mama Ph.D. and Female First, Leader Second.
This webpage is a list of resources for faculty development. The list includes "At the Helm", and "At the Bench".