The Center partners with 16 non-LSAMP schools in the Midwest.
Each of the non-LSAMP partner schools identifies two individuals to serve as Faculty Champions.
The main function of a Site Faculty Champion (FC) is to serve as a liaison between the site institution and LSMRCE leadership.
Role of the Faculty Champion (FC):
The FC role is essential to a successful collaboration with LSMRCE. As such, the position is considered a key member of the LSMRCE team.
The FC fosters communication between their institution and the LSMRCE leadership team members, other LSMRCE sites, and community partners working with LSMRCE.
FCs are the first line of communication with students and administrators on their campus.
One of the critical functions of a FC is to disseminate information distributed by LSMRCE such as internship opportunities, conference presentation opportunities, and professional development opportunities is a critical function of this role.