Broadening Access to the Sciences
Learning and Teaching Physical Sciences in the Liberal Arts College and Universities
This workshop was held at Carleton College in November 2011.
2010 AAC&U Meeting Workshop
This small workshop took place at the 2010 AAC&U Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Broadening Access to STEM Fields
A workshop titled Broadening Access to STEM Fields was held at Carleton College in Northfield, MN in June of 2009. Participants examined some case studies for comprehensive strategies, discussed various strategies for change in different contexts, and began drafting a public document detailing how a Liberal Arts college can go about developing a comprehensive diversity plan in STEM.
About the AALAC
Formerly known as the Mellon 23, the Alliance for the Advancement of Liberal Arts Colleges (AALAC) is a group of 23 national liberal arts colleges are collaborating on faculty development efforts. The group originally received funding in 2006 from an Andrew P. Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement Grant. The 23 schools involved in the effort are Amherst, Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Carleton, Dennison, DePauw, Furman, Grinnell, Harvey Mudd, Haverford, Macalester, Middlebury, Oberlin, Pomona, Reed, Phodes, Scripps, Smith, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley, Wesleyan, and Williams.