Mission and Goals


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The Mission of the ADVANCE Center is to transform Texas A&M University (TAMU) by enhancing and sustaining gender equity and improving representation of women faculty, particularly in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).


The goals of the ADVANCE Center are to:

  1. Improve the workplace climate for women faculty
  2. Promote women faculty to higher ranks and to administration
  3. Recruit the next generation of women academicians
  4. Increase retention of women faculty
  5. Institutionalize activities that prove to increase gender equity
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Pictured Right:  Dr. Robin Murphy
Computer Science & Engineering
International Leader in Rescue Robotics