We are an eclectic and experienced group of faculty and staff developing partnerships that will create sustainable changes in the UNM climate, contributing to increased success and satisfaction for women and minority faculty.
Social Science Research Team
This team is responsible for the implementation and analysis of the social science research project, which focuses on the application of the Dobbin and Kalev model of Managerial Engagement to the university context. Members also conduct qualitative interviews with university leadership and departing faculty. This team is guided by Advance’s deputy director Mala Htun, co-principal investigator Felipe Gonzales and program manager Brittany Ortiz.
Internal evaluation team (Center for Education Policy Research)
This team is responsible for monitoring the quantity and quality of project activities and providing on-going feedback to the leadership team to strengthen implementation as well as supporting to the external evaluation team with data collection and analysis.
External Advisory Board
This group of prominent scholars and practitioners meets formally once a year to monitor the project, to assess progress toward project goals, provide recommendations for improvements to the project and offer suggestions about additional resources and opportunities.
Internal advisory board
This rotating group of UNM faculty meets formally once a semester to provide feedback on current efforts, suggest program activities and participants, and coordinate ADVANCE activities with other activities on campus related to project goals.