Beth Mitchneck, vice provost for faculty success at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, will present a framework for institutional transformation to make universities more gender equitable entitled "Institutional Change for Equality: A Recipe for Change."
She and her co-authors of "Recipe for Change:Creating a More Inclusive Academy" review the literature on institutional change to promote faculty diversity. In so doing, they propose essential features necessary for successful change endeavors for faculty diversity.
Mitchneck, also a former lead program officer at the National Science Foundation for the ADVANCE program, to promote gender equity in academic STEM, draws upon her own experience managing gender equity programs to highlight and focus on the importance of collaborative networks for achieving equity goals for individuals and institutions.
Mitchneck's speech is part of the Chancellor's Dialogue on Diversity and Interdisciplinarity, and takes place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 11 in the
Student Services Building, Room 160. A reception follows in Classroom and Office Building 2, Room 290
People are asked to register online to reserve seats at http://bit.ly/Mitchneck.