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IDEAL-N – Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership-National

Transforming University Cultures,
Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion
The purpose of Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership - National (IDEAL-N) is to seed and institutionalize gender equity transformation at leading research universities by creating a learning community of academic leaders that is empowered to develop and leverage knowledge, skills, resources and networks to transform university cultures and enhance diversity and inclusion. IDEAL-N is a NSF-funded initiative for 4 years (2015-19).

NSF LogoADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women
in Academic Science and Engineering Careers

“The goal of the NSF-ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce. Creative strategies to realize this goal are sought from women and men. Members of underrepresented minority groups and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Proposals that address the participation and advancement of women with disabilities and of women from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged. ”

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IDEAL-N Partner Institutions

IDEAL-N is a partnership of ten leading research universities: six in Ohio and four in Pennsylvania.

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