ADVANCE Institute for Equity and Diversity

Harnessing Inclusive Excellence

September 16, 2015 - 1030 Humanities Gateway

Now in its ninth year, the institute is an enduring venue for institutional transformation; one that brings together faculty leaders from UCI, the University of California, and university and college representatives from the greater southern California region.

The theme for the 2015 institute is “Harnessing Inclusive Excellence”. This theme will animate our day-long program, including featured presenters and dedicated sessions on advancing inclusive excellence in faculty recruitment, teaching and learning, and mentoring.

To view available powerpoint presentations from the 2015 ADVANCE Institute, click on the presentation titles. Speaker biographies are available by clicking on the speaker name.

Morning Session

Topic Presenter
Welcome Remarks Enrique Lavernia
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
From a Multicultural to an Inclusive Excellence University Douglas M. Haynes
Vice Provost, Academic Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AEDI)
Admissions Trends and Resources for Advancing Inclusive Excellence Susan Coutin
Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Aligning Belonging to Institutional Climate Linda Vo
Professor, Asian American Studies
Harnessing Social Psychology to Understand and Achieve Diversity Jacqueline M. Chen
Assistant Professor, Psychology & Social Behavior

Afternoon Session

Topic Presenter
Promoting Equity in the Academic Advancement Process Diane O'Dowd
Vice Provost, Academic Personnel
Achieving Inclusive Excellence Through Pedagogical Innovationa Michael Dennin
Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning
Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education
Pursuing Excellence Through Diversity in Faculty Recruitment Douglas M. Haynes
Vice Provost - AEDI
Mentoring for Achievement and Excellence Wendy Goldberg
Interim Associate Dean, Social Ecology

Rosella Santagata
Associate Professor and Equity Advisor, Education
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity: Faculty Success Program Beth van Es
Associate Professor, Education


Expect Equity, Support Diversity, Practice Inclusion



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