Daily Archives: October 1, 2014

NSF official here Monday to speak to researchers

NSF official Sylvia James

NSF official Sylvia James

Dr. Sylvia James, Director for the National Science Foundation’s Human Resource Development Division (HRD), will speak at an open forum on Monday, October 6, 10-11:30 a.m. in the General Classroom Building, Room 218.

Dr. James will focus on HRD’s strategies on broadening the participation of underrepresented students through institutional transformations within higher education.

As chief administrator, she has oversight over HRD, which is in the Directorate of Education and Human Resource (EHR). She manages the LS-AMP, HBCU-UP, CREST, AGEP, and ADVANCE programs, among others. EHR’s mission is to achieve excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at all levels.