Project Leadership Team 

The project leadership team is responsible for the implementation of critical and significant project activities, coordinating the project’s internal and external evaluation, and the day-to-day management of the project. The team consists of the PI, co-PIs, ADVANCE IT  staff, and the SBS research team. 

Internal Advisory Committee (IAC) 

  • IAC Facilitator (Ex Officio): Dr. Sherrice Allen, ADVANCE IT Project Director 
  • Ms. Vicki Coleman, Dean, Library Services 
  • Dr. Shanthi Iyer, Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Dr. Stephen Knisley, Chair, Dept. of Chemical, Biological and Bioengineering 
  • Dr. Robert Randolph, Director, Writing Center 
  • Dr. Erickia Elbert, Interim Vice Chancellor of Human Resources 
  • Dr. Mary Smith, Chair, Dept. of Biology 
  • Dr. Guoqing Tang, Chair, Dept. of Mathematics 
  • Mr. Paul Tuttle, Director of Proposal Development

External Advisory Committee (EAC) 

  • Dr. Felecia Nave, President, Alcorn State University 
  • Dr. Orlando Taylor, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Research, Fielding Graduate University 
  • Dr. Yvette Huet, Director, ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office, UNC-Charlotte 
  • Dr. Robbin Chapman, Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Harvard University– Kennedy School of Government  

Organization Chart