This webpage is a list of reports that were made in the fifth year of each ADVANCE program.
Year 5 of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation for Faculty Diversity initiative was a bittersweet one as we began the serious work of institutionalizing our project. This gave us the opportunity to consider what we have...
The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, particularly at the senior academic ranks...
President Carothers is publicly considering the creation of a “Director of Diversity” high level administrative position at URI, and is putting together a team to explore how this might be accomplished. Follow-up climate survey has been distributed to all faculty. An ADVANCE team met with the URI Development Office to pursue fundraising plans for the continuation of ADVANCE initiatives.
The most important activity of UM ADVANCE during this past year was preparation for the end of grant funding. (Our formal end date is December 31, 2006, though we have requested a no-cost extension through December 31, 2007. This extension is primarily aimed at permitting the...
The highlights from this report were external advisory board and executive committee meeting, continuing work with 2007-2008 Marie Tharp Fellows, change in ADVANCE Staff, beginning develop permanent diversity positions, summer research life series at Lamont, complete part III of Science On-line Strategic Career Series, and revise and prepare for submission of citations analysis of AGU Fellows paper.
The mission of the Earth Institute ADVANCE program is to increase the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women scientists and engineers at Columbia University. Columbia ADVANCE programs target both faculty, whose primary affiliations are with the academic departments, and endowed research scientists, whose primary affiliations are with research units within Columbia’s Earth Institute.
This short report lists significant accomplishments, areas of difficulty, and best ideas yet.
• ADVANCE highlight of NEASC visit • Work-Life Breakfast Summit • 2 Mentor Training Workshops • ADVANCE Proposal to the President • Dual Career Policy and Guidelines approved • Lactation Room renovation underway • Equity Coalition formed
The highlights of this document are institutional leadership change, Marie Tharp visiting fellows, Lamont research professor initiative, and work environment survey.
The leadership of WISELI sent this message to all affiliates in December, 2006. Our two main challenges of 2006 (the last year of the ADVANCE funding) were to complete the evaluation of our institutional change efforts, and to find the funding and support necessary to...