“ADVANCE UWO: Three Campuses, One Institution” is supported by three-year, $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant and divided into three phases: building capacity for change across the three campuses, faculty and staff training, and policy and procedure change.

The initiative aims to resolve existing inequities in policies and procedures at UWO which will also lead to greater recruitment and retention of a higher proportion of STEM faculty and instructors who identify as women, black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+ (LGBTQ+).

Chilly department climates that women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ faculty experience have been well-documented in nationwide research. These findings were echoed in a STEM Faculty/IAS Climate survey on the Oshkosh, Fox Cities, and Fond du Lac campuses in 2021, as well. Therefore, this project was developed to enhance equity more broadly at the national, state, university, and student levels.

2022-2025 ADVANCE Adaptation: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – Three Campuses, One Institution

Award: EES 2204481