February 2-3, 2006
Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

1:00 pm Welcome and Opening Keynote
    Mark McNamee, Provost and AdvanceVT PI, Virginia Tech
    Ben Dixon, Vice-President for Multicultural Affairs, Virginia Tech
    Robert Jones, Senior Vice-President for System Administration, University of Minnesota

2:30 pm Break

3:00 pm AdvanceVT Faculty Survey Findings: Predictors of Satisfaction
    Elizabeth Creamer, AdvanceVT Assessment Director
    Deb Olsen, Associate Professor, School of Education, Virginia Tech 

3:45 pm Break

4:00 pm Changing Academic Cultures for Women Faculty in Science and Engineering: A Preliminary Look at the NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant Program
    Ellen Plummer, Director, Virginia Tech Women's Center

5:00 pm Reception

6:00 pm Dinner on your own

8:00 pm Open the Window, Lyric Theater

Friday, February 3, 2006

8:00 am Continental Breakfast, Poster Session, and AdvanceVT Update
    Mark McNamee, Provost and AdvanceVT PI, Virginia Tech

9:30 am Breakout Discussions

  • By College
    • Identify top three issues for the college
    • Define what additional information is needed in order to address the issues
    • Identify next step(s) and who should be responsible
  • University Policies
    • Modified Duties, Stop-the-clock

11:15 am Break

11:30 am Report back, lunch, and closing keynote
    Lucinda Roy, Alumni Distinguished Professor, Virginia Tech

1:00 pm Adjourn