In 2003, President Ruth J. Simmons created the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) to provide leadership for the formulation and oversight of policies related to pluralism and equity, and initiate programs and practices that promote diversity, inclusion and fair treatment of all members of the community. The associate provost and director of institutional diversity leads the work in OID.
"Appreciative Inquiry is an approach to institutional change with the intent of building on what organizations are already doing well, rather than trying to pinpoint problem areas and fix what is not working." This presentation discusses this approach, strengths in recruiting and how they can improve, and strengths in career development and how they can improve. It was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI meeting.
This presentation attempts to answer three questions: why do we as a campus need to change? how much change is needed? and, what should leaders (including yourselves) be doing? The importance of leaders is also examined. This presentation was given at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting.
This is the homepage for the AACU website. From this front page you can navigate to information on liberal education, general education, curriculum, faculty, institutional change, assessment, diversity, civic engagement, science and health, women, and global learning.
We conducted the interviews from which these quotations are drawn in our role as evaluators for a National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project on our campus, the University of Colorado at Boulder. Through the ADVANCE initiative, NSF has supported...
The University of Cincinnati is committed to providing an environment that promotes the advancement and well-being of faculty across all departments. The mission of LEAF is to ensure that these opportunities extend to women faculty in the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by transforming the culture of the University into one that embraces and champions equity for women STEM scientists.
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.