Colleges are facing growing demands by students to hire more minority faculty members. But doing so requires revamping how search committees usually operate, confronting unconscious bias, and improving the Ph.D. pipeline of future professors.
And recruitment is only the first step. Colleges also have to focus on retaining minority professors and examining the policies and practices that may make them feel underappreciated.
This collection of articles examines how colleges are changing to bolster their faculty ranks with more people from underrepresented minority groups. It includes:
- Ways to improve the search and hiring process
- How to retain minority faculty
- Tips to get non-minority faculty to help bridge cultural divides
- Ways to diversify at a small institution
Date: September 14, 2018
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