An institute focused on the recruitment, retention and development of University of Delaware Faculty.

UD ADVANCE is an Institute focused on faculty development and success. Originally funded by NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award HRD 1409472, we are now supported by the University. Our broad goals are to diversify and strengthen UD’s faculty as well as to foster positive departmental climates. Explore the menu items above to learn more about our work. Read about UD ADVANCE activities from 2014-2021 here. Feel free to contact us at ud-advance@udel.edu.


Spring 2023 Events

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  • February 22, 3:30-5:00: P&T 101 for New(ish) Faculty, UD ADVANCE office (102B Pearson Hall). Please R.S.V.P. here. 
  • March 8, 3:30-5:00: P&T Panel on Promotion to Associate Professor, Zoom link 
  • March 9, 3:30-5:00: P&T Panel on Promotion to Full Professor, Zoom link
  • April 22, 2:00-3:15: Writing an Effective COVID-19 Impact Statement, details coming soon

Recent Events

  • Session on Faculty Appraisals, Jan. 24, 2023, view slides, read summary notes
  • 2022 Faculty Search Committee Workshops, multiple dates
  • Demystifying the Book Proposal: UD ADVANCE Workshop, October 31
  • Networking for New Faculty: Intro to Faculty Mentoring, October 12
  • Workshops for Department Chairs, multiple dates

Resources from Past Events

New & Updated Resources