What is NSF ADVANCE?
  • The Program began in 2001 and 160+ institutions have received ADVANCE grants
  • Focuses on “broadening the implementation of evidence-based systemic change strategies that promote equity for STEM faculty in academic workplaces and the academic profession.”

Our Goals

Transformation of the campus culture to further foster innovation through inclusion and belonging by the following:

  1. To significantly reduce implicit or unintentional bias associated with gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and country of origin,
  2. To support inclusive leadership development of current and future University Leadership and professional development of STEM women faculty, and
  3. To promote the sustainability of these systemic efforts through university-wide structural changes.