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VCU project serves as national model to expand female STEM faculty recruitment and retention

February 22, 2022

ADVANCE-VCU aims to help reduce structural and cultural barriers that hinder the diversification of faculty by attracting more women to academic science and engineering careers. In 2018, the National Science Foundation awarded a nearly $3 million grant to a team of interdisciplinary women at Virginia Commonwealth University to transform VCU in ways that would diversify its faculty in STEM fields and beyond.

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$3M grant will greatly expand STEM female faculty recruitment, retention and advancement at VCU

August 29, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $2.99 million grant to an interdisciplinary team of faculty women leaders at Virginia Commonwealth University that will increase the recruitment, retention and advancement of STEM female faculty across the university.


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