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  • Effective and Equitable Evaluation Workshops
    Jan.19, 20 Effective and Equitable Evaluation Workshops

    The ADVANCE Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion offer workshops on Effective and Equitable Evaluation Workshop for faculty and staff involved in faculty review. Workshops will examine aspects of review policy and practice that can be enhanced to make review more effective and equitable, including discussion of how committees can fairly take into account the impact of COVID-19.

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    December 2 Advancing PTK Women in Leadership

    This half-day event will focus on strategies that PTK women can use to advance in leadership roles at UMD and beyond and consider how academic leaders can, and should, support the advancement and professional success of PTK women leaders. The event will feature a panel discussion with women PTK leaders, a networking lunch, and a keynote discussion by Professor Colleen Worthington, long-time faculty member and leader on our campus and the inaugural ADVANCE Professor for PTK faculty.

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    December 1 Advancing Faculty Diversity (AFD) Keynote

    The annual Advancing Faculty Diversity Keynote Address featuring Dr. Bridget Turner Kelly and Dr. Sharon Fries-Britt, who will be discussing their recently published book, Building Mentorship Networks to Support Black Women: A Guide to Succeeding in the Academy.

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    Faculty Workload Workshops

    The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) and ADVANCE are pleased to offer two workshops designed to assist academic units develop faculty workload policies for tenured and tenure track faculty as required by the University’s Interim Policy on Full-Time Faculty Workload and Responsibilities (II.1.25(A)).

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    Fall 2022 Workshops on Inclusive Hiring and Effective and Equitable Evaluation

    The ADVANCE Program and ODI will partner to offer workshops to faculty search and evaluation committees interested in creating fairer and more equitable processes.

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Scholar Spotlight

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    Kerry Green

    As a prevention scientist, Dr. Kerry Green’s work concentrates on improving the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations. Her research focuses on identifying the causes of adverse outcomes over the life course among urban African Americans, including structural factors.