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    • ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant Proposal: Virginia Tech 

      Hyer, Patricia; Thole, Karen; Love, Nancy (2002)
      Virginia Tech proposes a comprehensive program to promote and enhance the careers of women in science and engineering. The project has four major program elements that address institutional barriers that have constrained ...
    • ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award: Virginia Tech - Project Summary 

      National Science Foundation (Virginia Tech, 2002-09-25)
      Virginia Tech proposes a comprehensive program to promote and enhance the careers of women in science and engineering. The project has four major program elements that address institutional barriers that have constrained ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 1 : September 2003 - June 2004 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2004-07-16)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 2 : September 2004 - June 2005 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2005-06-22)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • Faculty Work-Life Survey Data Report : Faculty Recruitment Issues 

      Glass, Valerie Q. (Virginia Tech, 2005-10-17)
      One of the primary goals of AdvanceVT is to increase the representation of women and minority faculty at all ranks in the sciences and engineering. Responses to the AdvanceVT Faculty Work-Life Survey, distributed to all ...
    • Faculty Work-Life Survey Data Report : Faculty Leadership Issues 

      Glass, Valerie Q. (Virginia Tech, 2005-10-19)
      The AdvanceVT Faculty Work-Life Survey, distributed to all teaching and research faculty in January 2005, addressed, among other things, leadership issues at Virginia Tech. This report presents findings from tenured and ...
    • Faculty Work-Life Survey Data Report : Work-Life Issues 

      Glass, Valerie Q. (Virginia Tech, 2006-01-30)
      Balancing work and family issues has captured a great deal of attention in higher education over the last several years. Both Academe (November-December 2004), the journal of the American Association of University Professors, ...
    • AdvanceVT Project Overview and Progress to Date 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2006-06-06)
      Virginia Tech proposed to the National Science Foundation a comprehensive program to promote and enhance the careers of women faculty in science and engineering. AdvanceVT has four major program elements addressing ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 3 : September 2005 – August 2006 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2006-07-14)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 4 : September 2006 – August 2007 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2007-06-26)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • Faculty Perceptions of Climate and Job Satisfaction by Race/Ethnicity: Findings from 2005 AdvanceVT Work-Life Survey 

      Saddler, Tonya N.; Creamer, Elizabeth G. (Virginia Tech, 2007-08)
      There has been increased attention given to the status of ethnic minority faculty members in American higher education over the past few decades. While minority faculty continue to increase their presence in the professoriate, ...
    • Creating a Positive Departmental Climate at Virginia Tech: A Compendium of Successful Strategies 

      Finney, Jack; Finkielstein, Carla V.; Merola, Joseph; Puri, Ishwar; Taylor, Don; Van Aken, Eileen; Hyer, Patricia; Savelyeva, Tamara (Virginia Tech, 2008-05-05)
      “Creating a Positive Departmental Climate at Virginia Tech: A Compendium of Successful Strategies” was created as part of the AdvanceVT Departmental Climate Initiative (DCI). The Department Climate Committee collected ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 5 : September 2007 – August 2008 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2008-06-17)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • AdvanceVT Annual Report : Year 6 : September 2008 – August 2009 

      Layne, Peggy (Virginia Tech, 2009-07-31)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • AdvanceVT Final Report 

      Layne, Peggy; Hyer, Patricia (2010)
      The overall goal of AdvanceVT is to contribute to the development of a national science and engineering academic workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership, ...
    • An Examination of Departure Trends and Tenure Rates among Pre-Tenure Faculty: A Ten Year Cohort Study (1996 – 2005) 

      Cameron, Tracey; Hyer, Patricia (Virginia Tech, 2010-04)
      The environmental landscape of American higher education is undergoing a major transformation. With the increased minority enrollment and impending exodus of retiring faculty, recruiting and attracting a diverse and excellent ...
    • Salary Equity Study 2010 

      Virginia Tech. Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (Virginia Tech, 2010-08-03)
      As part of the ongoing AdvanceVT program, Virginia Tech conducts salary equity studies on a regular basis to determine sources of variation in faculty salaries. This year’s equity study, conducted by the Office of Institutional ...
    • AdvanceVT Seed Grants: Summative Assessment 

      AdvanceVT (Virginia Tech, 2010-09)
      AdvanceVT research seed grants provided funding to support pre-tenure, tenure-track women faculty in developing successful proposals for external grant funding. In addition to research equipment and supplies, seed grants ...
    • AdvanceVT Work/Life Policies : Summary Report 

      AdvanceVT (Virginia Tech, 2010-11)
      AdvanceVT’s 2008 Faculty Work/Life Survey showed that 59% of tenured and tenure-track faculty members at Virginia Tech believe it is difficult to have a personal life and earn tenure and 48% feel that their family ...
    • AdvanceVT Leadership Development Programs : Final Assessment 

      AdvanceVT (Virginia Tech, 2010-11)
      Each academic year from 2004-05 through 2007-08, AdvanceVT offered faculty women opportunities to develop leadership skills and to enhance their visibility in the university. Among respondents to AdvanceVT’s 2005 Faculty ...