Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers


ADVANCE at the University of Delaware

ADVANCE is a program sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase the representation of, and improve the climate for, women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The University of Delaware holds an ADVANCE PAID grant jointly between the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences.

UD ADVANCE: RRR (Resources for Recruitment and Retention) of Women Faculty in STEM Fields

ADVANCE at the University of Delaware seeks to transform the culture for women (and all) faculty in STEM fields by educating STEM faculty and administrators in best practices in the recruitment and retention of faculty. To this end, the ADVANCE team holds two workshops several times each academic year:

Our work builds on collaboration with successful ADVANCE programs at the Universities of Michigan and Wisconsin.

ADVANCE Resources

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number HRD-0819993.

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.


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