Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
NU ADVANCE jointly reports to the PIs and to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Mary Loeffelholz. Throughout the grant period, the Provost, Steve Director, and the VPAA have been actively involved in program activities and strong supporters of NU ADVANCE. The Provost and VPAA have already announced STRIDE as a sustaining institutional effort to work with faculty search committees. They have also encouraged deans to require every member of a faculty search committee to participate in a STRIDE workshop. Additionally, the Provost and VPAA are actively involved in setting the agenda for the Internal and External Advisory Board meetings.