Utah State University
ADVANCE at Utah State http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/advance/
The goal of the ADVANCE institutional transformation program is to promote institutional transformation in science and engineering fields by increasing the participation, success and leadership of women faculty in academic science and engineering.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: the need to focus on department climate, ways to assess department climate, and how Utah State, WISELI, and Hastings College has worked with department change.
How do you get the changes from your ADVANCE institution to be long lasting? This question is addressed in this presentation along with why it is important to have a program that is specific to your institution. This presentation was given at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: AOU proportion of student members and total members who are women, how women have dropped out of the pipeline, how the society has aged, and women in societies.
This presentation discusses how Utah State University’s ADVANCE program has been successful in terms of team leadership, responsibility, and morale. They follow principles by Kotter: (1) have leaders with positions of power, who are credible, and able to drive change; (2) avoid personalities who are egos, snakes and reluctant team players; and (3) teams should have trust and common goals. This presentation was written for the 2008 PI Meeting.
Workplace environment is one of several areas that the ADVANCE program at Utah State University focuses on. The program seeks to foster a workplace environment that increases both faculty effectiveness and gender equity.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: the first use of a survey in 2003, their dual agenda approach, changing philosophy, and different departments and the strategies that work.
Using a survey for a study can be the right tool for the job. Presented in this document are tricks of the trade for doing it right (ex: carefully select venues for the largest impact). This document was written for the 2008 PI Meeting.