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How to Keep Minority Doctoral Students on Track

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To improve retention and help diversify the future professoriate, some colleges embrace formal mentoring programs.

  • Graduate Students

    Getting Minority Ph.D. Students to the Finish Line

    Formal mentoring programs like those at two universities in Iowa aim to diversify the professoriate, especially in the sciences and mathematics.
  • The Review

    How to Be an Ally to New Minority Scholars

    If minority professors are going to be effectively recruited, developed, and retained, white faculty members must become more deliberate and effective cross-race mentors.
  • News

    Mentoring the Mentors

    What’s the difference between an adviser and a mentor? Iowa State University has stepped up its training for professors who give students more than just advice.