External evaluators are people who assess ADVANCE Grantees to provide feedback about progress. Below are links to resources and reports from external evaluators.
These findings come from the survey distributed in Fall 2008 by the ADVANCE Program. ADVANCE’s external evaluator, Group Dimensions International, developed the instrument and analyzed the results. The survey was administered to tenured and tenure-track faculty in the biological, life, and physical sciences and explored perceptions of women and men at the beginning of the Program’s escalating presence on campus (a “pre-test”).
As part of this project, Georgia Tech commissioned an external evaluation to document and assess the accomplishment of its main goal, to be measured in terms of increases in the recruitment, promotion, tenure, and retention rates of women faculty in...
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...
The ADVANCE Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) was funded in 2001 by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The main goal of ADVANCE is to develop and implement in innovative model that uses an integrated...
Virginia Tech hired external evaluators to review the AdvanceVT program in 2006.
The UPR-H ADVANCE-IT Principal Investigator, Dr. Idalia Ramos and Co-Principal Investigator, Prof. Sarah Benítez; contracted an external evaluator to develop and implement the ADVANCE-IT UPRH 2005 External Evaluation, based on the existing Evaluation Plan. The initial meetings were held between ...
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.
This report lays out the design of the external evaluation, presents data collected in the second year of the ADVANCE project as well as baseline data against which this second year data will be compared, and reports on differences highlighted by these comparisons.
The purpose of the external evaluation is to collect and analyze summative data to measure the project’s success in meeting the objectives outlined below. These objectives address the broad areas of promotion and retention of female faculty; recruitment practices; and resource allocation.
The external evaluation focuses specifically on collecting summative evaluation data to measure the project’s success in meeting the objectives set forth in Figure 1 below. These objectives focus on: Promotion and retention of female faculty; Representation of women in the higher echelons of the administrative hierarchy; Recruitment practices; and Resource allocation.
Internal & External Evaluators at WVU ADVANCE
External Evaluation Report for Texas A&M ADVANCE -Year 1, May 2011 by Sandra Laursen
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers: the strategies for effective program evaluation and importance of having an external evaluator for ADVANCE grant.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers: the significance of both internal and external evaluators, types of evalution and what to look for in evaluation.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers:
Resources available for evaluators, establishing evaluation partnerships and effective strategies for external program evaluation.
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.