ADVANCE Project TRACS: An Empirical Investigation of Transformation through Relatedness, Autonomy, and Competence Support
Note: Thank you for your interest in ADVANCE Project TRACS, our NSF funded Institutional Transformational Grant which ended August 31, 2017. The pages that follow are historical documents for informational purposes only.
Have questions about our project?
DOWNLOAD our final Report (85 kb PDF)
For questions about topics that were related to our
- Enhancing Research Capacity Initiative, see the CFE website
- Enhancing Work-Life Integration Initiative, see the Family Advocate website and the Family Resources HR website
- Enhancing Cultural Attunement Initiative, see the Provost’s website or the OIE Website, and for faculty hiring resources, see the Provost's webpage or the HR Dual Career webpage.
- Social Science Research Initiative, contact Jessi L. Smith at [email protected] (University of Colorado - Colorado Springs).
We invite you to peruse our website which contains an archive of our projects and impacts. You also might be interested in these summary documents:
Highlights of the Impacts from ADVANCE Project TRACS
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List of Events over the life of the grant.
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A recipe for change: Creating a more inclusive academy
This article in Science lays out a six-point plan of what needs to change, who should participate, and how actors outside of the academy should have direct involvement in the process to achieve institutional transformation.
The former ADVANCE Project TRACS Team.
Invoking the metaphor of a “runner’ s track” suggests women faculty in STEM/SBS frequently find themselves on an “outside” track with hurdles to overcome and a longer distance to run than their male counterparts.
We aimed to transform MSU by removing those hurdles and advancing women to an equal staring point.
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