The ADVANCE Initiative

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The ADVANCE Resource Center is currently closed due to the University's closure of the Van Pelt and Opie Library. During this time we encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our initiative. If you have questions or need to contact us, please email advance-mtu@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2519. Our Program Coordinator will continue monitoring phone and email communications during the closure and we will respond as soon as possible.

 

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About Us

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech is dedicated to promoting faculty retention, career success, and STEM equity with an emphasis on advancing underrepresented individuals with intersectionalities. We are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and currently are the recipients of 2 ADVANCE grants. Target audiences for ADVANCE programming include academic leadership, tenured faculty, and under-represented minorities.  

Our Awards

ADVANCE Adaptation -- AMP-UP Continuous Improvement Process to Transform Institutional Practices and CultureADVANCE at Michigan Tech: Incluision. Responsiveness. Career Success.

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, HRD 1760585
Principal Investigator: Adrienne Minerick
Co-PIs: Sonia Goltz, Andrew Storer, Patty Sotirin
Award Amount: $1,000,000
Project Dates: 9/1/18- 8/31/21
 

 

ADVANCE Partnership -- Joining forces - A Midwestern Partnership for STEM Faculty Success
ADVANCE Partnership: Joining Forces

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, HRD 1935932
Partnership Team: Cinzia Cervato (Iowa State University), Carla Koretsky (Western Michigan University), Canan Bilen-Green (North Dakota State University), Adrienne Minerick (Michigan Technological University).
Award Amount: $1,000,000
Michigan Tech Subaward: $170,000
Michigan Tech Team: Adrienne Minerick, Sonia Goltz, Patty Sotirin
Project Dates: 9/1/19-9/30/22
 

ADVANCE Sponsored/Recommended Events