The goal of the Women ADVANCE at USM Initiative was to increase the representation and success of women faculty in STEM and Social Sciences disciplines at the University of Southern Maine (USM). Toward this end, the University of Southern Maine undertook a two-year self-assessment study to gauge the status of women STEM and Social Sciences faculty. The study supplied both quantitative and qualitative information to better understand the extent of the barriers to recruitment, employment, retention, and promotion of women in STEM and Social Sciences faculty positions.
The Center for Children and Technology (CCT) served as external evaluator for this project documenting the project’s progress toward its goals and the impact that the self-assessment study on key stakeholders, including administrators and faculty.
Submissions from 2013
Advance Project: USM Faculty Work Climate Survey - Executive Summary Report, Samantha Langley Turnbaugh, Andrew Anderson, Joyce Gibson, Dahlia Lynn, and Brenda Zollitsch
Advance Project: USM Faculty Work Climate Survey - Preliminary Report, Samantha Langley Turnbaugh, Andrew Anderson, Joyce Gibson, Dahlia Lynn, and Brenda Zollitsch
University of Southern Maine ADVANCE IT-Catalyst: Project Description, Samantha Langley Turnbaugh, Joyce Gibson, Andrew Anderson, and Dahlia Lynn
ePortfolio Pilot Invitation, Dahlia Lynn
Supplemental Research, Helen Shen; National Coalition of Women and Girls in Education and the National Coalition on Women, Jobs and Job Training; Ming-Te Wang; Caralee Adams; and Nature
Creating Constructive Cultures that Value All Faculty, Cathy A. Trower Ph.D.
Dr. Cathy Trower Biography, University of Southern Maine
Executive Director of Student Life: Job Description, University of Southern Maine
USM ePortfolio Basics, University of Southern Maine
Submissions from 2012
USM Articulation and Transfer Agreement - Member List, University of Southern Maine
Submissions from 2011
Curriculum Vitae - Cathy A Trower, Ph.D., Cathy A. Trower Ph.D.