NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant

ADVANCE at WSU

Leadership Training Initiative

The Leadership Training Initiative, which addresses climate and leadership barriers to recruitment, retention and advancement, includes the following programs/activities: 

  • External Mentors Program provides career-development opportunities for STEM faculty of all ranks to work with a noted expert in their discipline in a manner that would help address barriers to involvement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines.
  • Department Chairs Training addresses climate and leadership barriers to recruitment, retention, and advancement of an excellent, diverse faculty.
  • Emerging Leaders Training Program¬†provides training opportunity for emerging leaders.
  • ADVANCEing Institutional Transformation Workshop (held August 26-27, 2010 and October 16, 2012) for all WSU academic deans, chairs, and directors, as well as invited University of Idaho STEM department deans, chairs, and directors, to learn about best practices for recruitment, retention, and advancement of an excellent, diverse faculty.
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