Our current areas of emphasis


Hiring & Retention Policies & Transparency Self-monitoring Mentoring Diversity Alliances Work-life Support

(see our contact page for our team’s contact information)

 

Did you know?

 

The word ‘University’ comes from Latin ‘Universus’ and it means “the whole”.

The ADVANCE team at FAU is working hard to break the barriers to participation in research and education and to make the University whole.


 

 

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Alka and Cynthia lead STRIDE (Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence), a training program to help search committees and other decision-makers recruit and retain diverse and well-qualified candidates.
Resources: [ provost memo ], [ a video for FAU Search committees (secured access)]
Read more: [ STRIDE at U. Michigan ], [ WISELI at U. Wisconsin ], [ Stewart et al., 2004 ], [ Bilimoria & Buch, 2010 ], [ Smith et al., 2015 ], [ Searching for Excellence by U. Wisconsin-Madison, 2018 ], [ O’Meara et al., 2020 ].

 

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Alka , Karin and Russ work with Colleges, Pillars and Departments, the Faculty Senate and the Diversity Council to enhance Equity and Inclusion in University policy and procedures.
Read more: [ Smith, 2017 ], [ Albu & Flyverbom , 2019 ], [ Hirsh & Tomaskovic-Devey , 2020 ], [ Heimstadt & Dobusch , 2020 ], [ Colwell et al., 2020, Chapter 6].

 

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Ying and Emmanuelle are studying institutional Faculty data to diagnose inequities in Faculty representation.
Read more: [ Advance/AWIS @ FAU 2017 ], [Hirsh & Tomaskovic-Devey , 2020 ], [ Pedulla , 2020 ], [ Colwell et al., 2020, Recommendation 5C].

 

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Cammi , Aloha and Emmanuelle design communications to disseminate our values and evidence-based findings within the University and beyond
Read more: [ Marra , 2015 ] and find us on twitter.

 

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Karin organizes cohort mentoring opportunities for Junior Faculty and postdocs to learn the ropes and thrive in research careers.
Russ is periodically offering Leadership training.
Read more: [Pain, 2013], [Morley, 2014], [HFP], [twitter] and stay tuned. 

 

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Jill works with institutional stakeholders to synergize the University’s ecosystem of Diversity Initiatives.

 

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Jill, Alka and Karin are exploring interventions to help Faculty serenely balance their career to support endurance and performance.
Read more: [ Morimoto et al., 2013 ], [ Laursen et al., 2015 ], [ Wolf Wendel et al., 2000 ], [ Schiebinger et al., 2008 ]; [ Blake, 2020 ] [ Rivera, 2017 ], [ Smith et al., 2015 ] [ Ceci & Williams, 2011 ].

 

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Josephine , Evonne , Russ , Nurgun and colleagues surveyed the institutional climate to guide interventions aimed at lowering institutional barriers.
[See poster from Equity in STEM ],
Read more: [ August et al., 2004 ], [ Sandler, 2005 ], [Fries-Britt et al., 2011], [DeAro et al., 2019].

 

 

The team is listening. Contact us with your ideas to solve systemic inequities.

 

 

 

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If you think we should join force, contact us!

 



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