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Diversifying the Faculty

Diversifying the Faculty



 



By: Orlando Taylor, Cheryl Burgan Apprey, George Hill, Loretta McGrann and Jianping Wang



 
The diversity of college and university faculties has been a subject of discussion, debate, and priority for several decades—particularly since the 1960s, when equity in higher education became a national priority as a result of the civil rights movement. ...




College faculty are least diverse in Ivy League

By Alexa Green
 
Faculty diversity at the College lags far behind that of the undergraduate student body. Whereas 37 percent of Dartmouth’s undergraduate population identifies as part of a minority group, only 14.7 percent of Dartmouth’s full-time instructional faculty identifies as belonging to a minority group, according to the 2015-2016 Common Data set published by the Office of Institutional Research. ...