Creating a Diverse Faculty

November 24, 2015

As enrollment on campuses grows more diverse, students are asking why the professors who teach them do not represent a broader spectrum of society as well. College officials admit that they have difficulty attracting and retaining faculty members from traditionally underrepresented groups, especially at small private institutions that are in remote, predominantly white towns. This 36-page collection of articles describes the strategies some colleges are using to diversify the professoriate, and the issues that faculty members from minority and other underrepresented groups struggle with when they take jobs at primarily white institutions.

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