Faculty

A Liberal-Arts College Intervenes to Diversify Its Faculty

Eric Jenks

Skidmore College needed a more ethnically and racially diverse faculty to remain relevant, 
says Beau Breslin, dean of the faculty. “We were becoming dinosaurs.”
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Like the country in general, faculty members at American colleges have become more ethnically and racially diverse over the past two decades. Eighty-five percent of full-time and part-time faculty members at all colleges in 1993 were white; by 2013...

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