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TCNJ’s ADVANCEMENT Program or TAP is a program supported by the National Science Foundation to promote gender equity in NSF-supported disciplines. At TCNJ, this program will provide support for equity through mentorship, workshops, policy development, and rigorous evaluation.

TAP announces Spring 2013 Grants!!

TAP Travel Grants: Spring 2013 Travel Grants and MiniGrants (upto $2,000) are available to all Female full time tenured or tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, School of Science, Department of Economics, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science, and Department of Psychology, including faculty who have previously received a TAP travel grant !!

Find out more about TAP Travel Grant awards, visit the Travel Grant page!


Brown Bag Lunch (BBL)

Brown Bag Lunch dates for the Spring semester will be posted when dates are confirmed .


External Mentorship Program

Congratulations to the External Mentorship Grant Recipients for 2012-2013 !

Margaret Benoit-Physics
Ashley Borders -Psychology
Jana Gevertz – Mathematics and Statistics
Cathy Liebars – Mathematics and Statistics


TAP Spring 2012 Events:

Symposium –

TAP held its Annual Symposium on May 17, 2012. Features included, a Keynote Address by  Dr. Lori Pollock, Department of Computer Science at University of Delaware, a Panel Discussion on “Making Connections: Initiating and Fostering Collaborations with Faculty in Another Department, Another Institution, or in Industry”, ending with lunch and networking.


TAP Liaisons 2011-2012:

Rachel Adler, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Maggie Benoit, Department of Physics

Lynn Bradley, Department of Chemistry

Sarah Chartock, Department of Political Science

He Len Chung, Department of Psychology

Cindy Curtis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Connie Hall, Department of Engineering

Donka Mirtcheva, Department of Economics

Janet Morrison, Department of Biology

Andrea Slagian, Department of Computer Science


TAP Congratulates our Travel Grant Recipients for 2012-2013:

Rebecca Li, Sociology and Anthropology

Jana Gevertz, Mathematics and Statistics

Kathyrn T.  (KT) Elliot, Biology

Chu Kim-Prieto, Psychology

Winnifred Brown Glaude, African American Studies

NSF Award

Press release