The Leadership Program provides different mechanisms of support to encourage women faculty who are interested in pushing their careers to the next level by becoming academic administrators or assuming some role of scholarly scientific leadership in the national community.
Brown University's ADVANCE Program has created an award to help faculty networking and relationships. "Career Development Awards are intended to help faculty increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors. These awards could be particularly useful for Assistant Professors who are beginning to build their research program or for mid-career faculty moving in a more collaborative direction or trying to make contacts in a different res
ADVANCE supports new initiatives for formal Faculty Development Programs to ensure that all faculty—women and men—have access to the types of resources that cultivate opportunities for success at the highest levels in academic and academic leadership. Our faculty development initiatives seek to provide fair and transparent access to the types of resources that support career success at Brown University and the wider scientific community.
"ADVANCE is working to increase CPP STEM women’s capacity to influence decisions and policy at the university and national levels. Activities will include mentoring between junior and senior STEM faculty and developing paths to leadership at CPP and external organizations."
The ADVANCE Program recognizes that there are a variety of ways for faculty members to acquire guidance throughout their academic careers. Ideally, tenure-track faculty members cultivate a number of advisors or mentors, each of whom may help with different issues at different times.
Career Development Awards are intended to help faculty increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors. These awards could be particularly useful for Assistant Professors who are beginning to build their research program or for mid-career faculty moving in a more collaborative direction or trying to make contacts in a different research area.
Evaluation interviews with University of Colorado at Boulder faculty conducted for the LEAP project (Leadership Education for Advancement and Promotion) yield a wealth of data about faculty concerns that inhibit their effectiveness and reduce job satisfaction...
Four institutional factors are identified that can impede faculty career development, especially for women. While most faculty cope with one or more of these systemic factors as part of their work lives, when these factors are present together...
The goal of these workshops is to provide chairs with information and skills that will have a positive effect on faculty development and departmental climate, facilitate communication between chairs to share experiences and best practices, and to integrate the broader goals of the ADVANCE Program by weaving information and discussion about issues of diversity and gender to improve the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women faculty.
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This presentation covers the results of efforts made by CWRU's ADVANCE program to implement executive coaching. Coaches were assigned to selected department chairs, administrators, and female faculty, and surveys were used to evaluate the experiences of participants. The results show that everyone felt better prepared for their career after coaching, but that men had a higher baseline than women. This presentation was given at the 2006 PI Meeting.
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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.