AGEP Meeting, December 2009

MEETING ARCHIVE

AGEP National Conference II

December 10-11, 2009
Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel
Washington, DC

Agenda and Presentations

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Morning Refreshments & Networking

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome: Yolanda George, AAAS

8:40 – 8:50 a.m.
Meeting Overview: James Wyche, NSF
Introduction: William Eckberg, NSF

8:50 – 9:30 a.m.
Perspectives on Faculty Diversity: Research & Market Forces
Shirley Malcom, AAAS
Malcom presentation

9:30 – 10:10 a.m.
AGEP National Evaluation Study Report
Carlos Rodriguez, AIR
Rodriguez presentation

10:10 – 10:30 a.m.
AGEP Campus Climate Visitation Team Report
Robert Lichter, NSF HRD consultant
Lichter presentation

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
New HRD Undergraduate & Graduate Activities
James Wyche & William Eckberg
Wyche presentation

  • HSI
  • Male Academic Enhancement
  • JAM: Format Change
  • TSR

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Introduction to TSR: A National Database & Tracking of URM STEM
PhDs

Carlos Rodriguez & Jim Brown, AIR consultant

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Introduction of TSR Software System/Live Demo
Jim Brown & Excalibur

12:00 – 12:20 p.m.
AGEP Budget & Status Report
Al Wilson and Victor Santiago, NSF

12:20 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch & Discussion
STEM Faculty Hiring: Where Did All the URM PhDs Go?

Fitzgerald Bramwell, University of Kentucky
Bramwell presentation

1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions:
Recruitment, Training, Tracking, Retention & Promotion

  1. Transitioning and monitoring URM PhDs to postdoctoral and junior faculty positions
    Topics/Probes:
    Identify and describe elements of most successful approaches and rationale for strategies taken
  2. Strategies for CAREER program outreach and increasing participation for URM junior faculty
    Topics/Probes: Discussion with NSF CAREER program officers and a CAREER awardee

    Moderator:
    Fitzgerald Bramwell

    Speakers:

  3. Challenges and Successes: Recruitment, Entry & Retention of URM scholars in the Professoriate
    Topics/Probes: Identify 3-5 top challenges and current strategies used to Meet achieve goals; Identify & describe elements of successful approaches

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Reports & Discussion from Various Break-Out Sessions

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Morning Refreshments & Networking

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
AGEP II: An Enhanced Big ‘P’ Model
James Wyche and William Eckberg

  • AGEP STEM
  • AGEP SBE
  • New AGEP = integration w/SBE
  • Professoriate Transition Models

The Way Forward

  • Future solicitations; Budgets
  • All the sciences together
  • AGEP II Program Components
  • National Goals & Metrics
  • TSR Participants: Sloan, Gates, Ford, GEM, SREB,

NIH, NSF-AGEP, NSF-IGERT; NSF coordination

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Small Group Sessions
Three-four small groups will discuss same topic and report on their discussions. There are two parts to each small group discussion.

Part One: How should an Alliance work?
Topics/Probes:

  • What has not worked in building your Alliance?
  • What are the top 3-5 examples of Alliance success? And why?

Part Two: What is the added value of an alliance for enhancing faculty diversity?
Topics/Probes:

  • Sources of challenges to implementing and sustaining STEM faculty diversity? Solutions?
  • Campus evidence that Alliance has enhanced faculty diversity?
  • If not, why? If so, how? What is the best way to leverage an Alliance to improve the campus climate?

11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.
Report Back from Small Group Sessions

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch & Update on AAAS Project
Yolanda George & Richard Weibl, AAAS
Patricia Campbell and Tom Kibler, Campbell-Kibler, Inc.

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks: AAAS
Our AGEP Commitment: Wanda Ward, NSF
Ward presentation