Message from the Executive Director
to the PURPOSE Institute website. This Institute represents the efforts
of countless faculty, administrators and trailblazers in the mentoring
and development of excellent faculty.
We invite you to become a part of our community,
celebrate success and provide a foundation of excellence in the recruitment,
promotion, retention and movement into academic leadership of a diverse
set of faculty.
Dr. Christine Grant
NEWS And Events
NSF Faculty Development Workshops
There are workshops that are under development for faculty at all
ranks in the academy. There are also programs that focus on the mentoring
of graduate students and post doctoral associates to pursue faculty
positions at a diversity of institutions. Feel free to send us a pertinent
link to add to our listing.
URM Senior Faculty Think Tank
This group will provide crucial information and serve as a resource for
academic leadership in the form of department heads, deans, and university
American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Deans Council Meeting
ASEE has an Engineering
Deans Council that is focused on excellence in engineering faculty in
the areas of research, teaching and outreach. These meetings are limited
to deans, but faculty are encouraged to see the agenda of meetings and
discuss with their own deans.
To significantly increase the number and success of Underrepresented
Minority (URM) engineering and science faculty utilizing innovative
programs that facilitate strategic institutional partnerships promoting
URM faculty recruitment, promotion, retention and leadership.