Funded Grants


 

Year

Department / College

Total Request

Committed
Matching
Funds

Amount Awarded

2013

 Mathematics $4200 $2000 $4200
 Proposal Aim: Proposal for the continuation of the grant in 2 retreats(one Fall and one Spring) which provides an impetus to move forward, solve problems and face challenges.

2013 

 Sociology $3500 $3500
 Proposal Aim: Proposal to support 2 activities focused on service issues, requirements and travel budget for STEM women associate professors.

2013 

 Political Science $6900 $2700 $6900
 Proposal Aim: Proposal to develop mentoring relationships and peer networks for female faculty by conducting workshops and speaker series.

2013 

Psychology $5700 $5700
 Proposal Aim: Proposal to address faculty culture surrounding “difference” in psychology and encourage exchange of ideas and greater collegiality in department by holding monthly meetings.

2013 

 Agricultural Economics $3750 $1250  Recommended for funding by COALS
 Proposal Aim: Funds to conduct seminars, meetings and workshops to encourage interaction of the faculty and graduate students with prominent economists and inspire them to pursue academic careers.

2012

 

Agricultural Leadership,
Education & Communication
$11,200 $3,000 Faculty  Recommended by ADVANCE
Funded by COALS
Proposal Aims: Faculty development sessions with eminent researchers; videos of sessions to web for dissemination.
2012 Biological & Agricultural Engineering $800 $400 Dept $800
Proposal Aims: Monthly out of the office meetings to discuss current work, problems, opportunities and create an agenda for monthly meetings with department administration.
2012  Biology $10,000 $4,000 Dept $4,000 ADVANCE
$1,600 Dept
 Proposal Aims: National and international conference travel to present research findings, learn new teaching skills, learn new laboratory techniques, and/or initiate collaborative research projects; improve communication skills for female faculty.
2012 COALS $2,000 $2,000
Proposal Aims:  Maintain and update listserve; mixer events to facilitate interactions between female faculty; create formal mentoring program with small groups and annual award for mentoring female faculty.
2012 Economics $8,000 $4,000 Dept $5,000 ADVANCE
$2,500 Dept
Proposal Aims:  Travel for conferences to increase visibility for female faculty’s research programs; invite prominent researchers to campus for seminars.
2012 Math $7,100 $1,000 $7,100
Proposal Aims:  Increase collaboration and community by holding two full-day retreats for women in math; monthly lunches to maintain momentum between retreats.
2012 Oceanography $5,000 $5,000
Proposal Aims: Workshop/retreat to improve leadership skills; monthly lunches with female faculty to continue to build those skill.

2012 

 

Psychology

$3,000

$3,000

Proposal Aims: Speed mentoring with female faculty and invited external mentors.

2011

 

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

$10,000/yr
for 3 years

None

$2,000

Proposal Aims: Develop and sustain a cross-departmental women’s support network and a formal mentoring process for Assistant and Associate Professors.

2011 

 

Anthropology

$8000

$3750

$8,000

Proposal Aims: A series of sessions with a professional mediator, a panel and mini symposium on strategies for success.

2011 

 

Biomedical Engineering

$5700/yr
for 2 years

$2500

$4,500

Proposal Aims: To fund speakers, lunches, a website, and surveys to address issues related to mentorship and the feelings of isolation.

2011 

 

Chemical Engineering

$10,000

$4000

$10,000

Proposal Aims: Travel to increase the visibility of female faculty research programs, a speakers program to bring in prominent female researchers, and a monthly meetings series led by the director of a local conflict resolution center.

2011 

 

Mechanical Engineering

$5000

None

$5,000

Proposal Aims: A seminar to address gender inequities and prominent female engineers to present research seminars.

2011 

 

Oceanography

$1000/yr for 2 years

None

$1,000

Proposal Aims: Informal gatherings of Geosciences female faculty to discuss work-life issues.
 Note: Some departments only received partial awards.  Lighter text indicates the proposed activity was not funded.  Funds for all proposals were only provided for one year of activity.