Participating Institutions

KIND Cohort (2022)

In collaboration with the NSF ADVANCE Partnership project Kindling Inter-University Networks for Diverse (KIND) Engineering Faculty Advancement (NSF # 2121950), the IChange Network has onboarded 8 engineering colleges, departments, and programs in the California State University system to engage in a self-assessment and action planning process.


  • California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (participating institution wide in Cohort 3)

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

  • California State University-Los Angeles

  • California State University-San Bernardino

  • Fresno State University

  • San Francisco State University

  • San Jose State University

Cohort 3 (2020)

Forbes - Nineteen Universities Join Large-Scale Effort To Diversify STEM Faculty

APLU News - APLU Co-Led Aspire Alliance Announces Addition of 19 Public Research Universities to Project Aimed at Developing a More Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty

*No longer a member of the network.

**Changed cohorts to better align institutional & leadership readiness with change activities.