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Combining research, policy and programming to enhance recruitment, retention and advancement opportunities for women faculty in STEM disciplines.

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Connect Grant Awardees 2014
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AdvanceRIT - Continuing the Conversation: Navigating Department Politics

AdvanceRIT - Continuing the Conversation: Navigating Department Politics

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
SLA - Louise Slaughter Hall (78), TBD
10:00am - 11:30am

At this workshop, the AdvanceRIT team will recap how the Michigan Players portrayed how gender, rank, ethnicity, and other aspects of power relations influence the climate and faculty morale; share the assessment results from the Michigan Players "Navigating Department Politics" workshop; and l...

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Effective Leadership Skills Workshop for Women Faculty

Effective Leadership Skills Workshop for Women Faculty

Thursday, January 22, 2015
8:30am - 4:30pm
LOW - Max Lowenthal Hall (12), 1105/1115

Women faculty take on leadership roles every day, in the classroom, in their department or institution, and in their professional organizations. This workshop is designed to give participants some basic concepts of leadership and allow them to explore what is known about gender and its role in...

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Best Way for Professors to Get Good Student Evaluations? Be Male.

Best Way for Professors to Get Good Student Evaluations? Be Male.

Many in academia have long known about how the practice of student evaluations of professors is inherently biased against female professors. Students, after all, are just as likely as the public in general to have the same ugly, if unconscious, biases about women in authority. Just as polling data continues to show that a majority of Americans think being a man automatically makes you better in th...

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Apply for a Connect Grant!

Apply for a Connect Grant!

This message is posted on behalf of Jeremy Haefner, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dear Faculty Colleagues,
As part of RIT’s continued commitment to faculty success and career development, I’m very excited to announce the 2014 AY Connect Grants Program offered by the AdvanceRIT project, Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS) and the Office of the Provo...

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