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University of Houston ADVANCE Evaluations and Reports

  • NSF ADVANCE | Third Year Site Visit Report (December 4-6, 2017): Appraisals and recommendations for year three of program implementation.

  • Year 3 External Evaluation (June 16, 2017): The Year 3 external evaluation presents both quantitative and qualitative data collected by the internal assessment team and the external evaluator. This report shares findings on progress UH has made during Year 3 toward achieving the grant’s three goals.

  • External Advisory Board Visit (March 20, 2017): The four EAB members Cepeda-Benito, Comedy, Kramer, and Travis say UH continues its commendable efforts and progress towards achieving the ADVANCE project goals.

  • Year 2 External Evaluation (April 28, 2016): The Year 2 external evaluation incorporates both quantitative and qualitative data collected by the internal assessment team and the external evaluator on UH-specific and ADVANCE Regional Network (ARN) program activities.

  • Year 1 External Evaluation (May 11, 2015): This external evaluation covers the extent to which UH-specific and ADVANCE Regional Network (ARN) activities have helped to move the University of Houston ADVANCE-IT stakeholders closer to achieving the grant’s three transformational goals.

  • External Advisory Board (EAB) | Year One Report (April 9, 2015): Acknowledgement of accomplishments, progress, opportunities and challenges for ADVANCE program.

  • NSF ADVANCE | First Year Site Visit Report (October 29, 2014): Appraisals and recommendations for year one of program implementation.

University of Houston Papers, Presentations, and Resources

  • Latina Power: The Next Generation of Activism presented by UH Friends of Women’s Studies (September 22, 2016): Recording of panel discussion featuring Bernadette Alvarez, Entrepreneur and Community Activist; Rep. Ana Hernandez, Texas House Representative; Claudia E. Ortega-Hogue, Community Advocate; Yudith Nieto, Environmental Justice Activist; Frances Valdez, Immigration Attorney, FValdezLaw PC; Monica Villarreal, Visual Artist & Activist; Moderator: Christina Sisk, PhD, UH Associate Professor, Dept of Hispanic Studies & WGSS Affiliate Faculty Member

  • Effective Approaches for Diversifying Faculty Search Pools presented by UH ADVANCE (March 2016): Recording of Dr. Geoff (Jeff) Kapler, Professor, Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Texas A&M during the ARN Peer to Peer Chair Workshop

  • UH Center for ADVANCING UH Faculty Success | Internal Advisory Committee Presentation (October 28, 2015): Overview of ADVANCE initiatives, programs and activities.

  • UH System Salutations: Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Prevention and Awareness

  • Recruiting Powerhouse Faculty Toolkit: A resource developed to encourage the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty through Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity, and Diversity.