ADVANCE - Purdue and the Center for Faculty Success

Center for Faculty Success


At the heart of ADVANCE-Purdue is the Purdue Center for Faculty Success (PCFS), a campus center focused on developing programming and implementing activities and events for faculty on the West Lafayette campus.

Purdue represents a prime oportunity for women's advancement in all STEM fields across the University's 11 colleges. The number of women in STEM tenure-track faculty positions has nearly doubled since fall 2000, based on data gathered from Purdue's four leading STEM-driven colleges - Agriculture, Engineering, Technology and Science.

Tenure-Track STEM Department Faculty Headcount

Graph of Faculty Headcount

STEM Colleges and Departments

College of Agriculture
STEM Departments:

  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany and Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Food Science
  • Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
  • Youth Development and Agricultural Education

For more information:
Linda Mason

College of Engineering
STEM Schools:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Bimedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Education
  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering

For more information:
Klod Kokini

College of Health and Human Sciences
STEM Departmens:

  • Nutrition Science
  • Psychological Sciences

For more information:
Howard Zelaznik

College of Liberal Arts 
STEM Departmens:

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology

For more information: 
Joan Marshall



College of Pharmacy 
STEM Departmens:

  • Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular
  • Pharmacology

For more information: 
Eric Barker

College of Science
STEM Departments:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

For more information:
Joe Francisco

College of Technology
STEM Departments:

  • Aviation Technology
  • Building and Construction Management
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Computer Graphics Technology
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Technology Leadership and Innovation
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

For more information:
Mary Sadowski

School of Vetrinary Medicine
STEM Departments:

  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Comparative Pathobiology

For more information:
Sandy San Miguel

About ADVANCE-Purdue

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The ADVANCE 2013 Gender and STEM Research Symposium will be held on November 13-14th in Stewart Center 310 and 302. Proceedings from this symposium will be available through Purdue e-Pubs. Details about the Symposium can be found: HERE

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday October 21st, 2013.

Professor Peggy McIntosh, Associate Director of Wellesley Centers for Women, will be the keynote speaker during the afternoon on Wednesday, November 13th.

The award winning show “Truth Values-One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze” by Gioia De Cari will be presented by ADVANCE-Purdue at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13th in Fowler Hall/Stewart Center/Purdue University. A panel discussion will take place following the performance.

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