ADVANCE Leadership Alliance

The ADVANCE Leadership Alliance (ALA) consists of women who participated in the 1st three cohorts of the program.  This group is charged with serving as an advisory board for future leadership cohorts and continuing leadership training to systematically transform the culture of the university.

ALA Members

Kathleen Hoffman, Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the ALA

Linda Baker, Professor of Psychology

Marie desJardins, Associate Dean of College of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor of Computer Science and 2014 ACE Fellow

Lisa Kelly, Associate Professor of Chemistry 

Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost-Faculty Affairs

Penny Rheingans, Professor of Computer Science and Director of CWIT

Phyllis Robinson, Professor of Biological Sciences and Co-Chair of WISE

Kathy O’Dell, Associate Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Janet Rutledge, Dean of Graduate School

Carolyn Seaman, Associate Professor of Information Systems