Past Events

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 14:00

Professor Eileen Pollack visits Lehigh on October 13, 2016, and from 2:00-3:00 students are invited to a casual gathering with the author in the Women's Center. Many thanks for their support in offering the space for the meet& greet.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 16:00 to 18:00


Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:00 to Friday, October 21, 2016 - 15:00

MAPWISELY Faculty Fellows will gather to network and connect. As part of the two year Fellowship, newly promoted women associate professors in STEM from several Patriot League Academic Network Institutions will convene in Bethlehem, PA. Introduce yourself to other fellows, discuss aspects of your ADVANCE Faculty Success Plan and gain insights from peers related to progress for promotion to full professor. An Academic Career Coach will be on hand and guide you through some powerful questions that can be revisted with your peers, your mentors, and on your own.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30

Faculty participating in the Interdisciplinary Networking Committees are invited to hear from a panel of past INC mentees. The tips and strategies for leveraging the INC and other mentor networks you experience and create can assist newer faculty and current mentors with concrete ideas which support gaining traction as a new member of the Lehigh faculty community. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30

Faculty are invited to this professional development program ADVANCing Dialogue in Academic Departments: Addressing Conflict in Faculty Settings on November 17, 2016 from 12:00pm - 1:30 pm in UC 306.  

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30

Jennifer Groh, Purdue University, will present information about career coaching and offer suggestions for the types of powerful questions that can lead to continued career success. 

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30

The first Faculty LU-WISE gathering of the semester sponsored by the Lehigh ADVANCE Center. Find out what's planned by the ADVANCE Center, share your plans, meet some new and current women STEM faculty while we host a mini-workshop to support achieving your semester goals. Lunch provided; use the Asa Packer Buffet and bring your lunch to the meeting in UC408. RSVP with this link: by Monday September 19, 2016.

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30

The newest cohort of Lehigh University Faculty have been invited to join the Interdisciplinary Networking Committee program. This initiative creates a mentor network for new faculty members by matching each new assistant professor with a tenured faculty member and then pairing these matches together to create teams of four. The matched pair design supports learning the institution as well formation of strong Lehigh ties. The September 16 meeting is a welcome and orientation to the program. Several other dates have been planned for INC members to gather.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 14:00 to 16:00

The first meeting of the 2016-2017 Academic Year is also the first planning meeting in the post-award phase of Lehigh ADVANCE. If you want to be part of the ADVANCE Advisory Board or to propose new initiatives, contact