Why are 90 Percent of College Faculty Still White?

by Pauline E. Kayes A few years ago, Harvard University announced a $50-million initiative in May to make faculty more diverse. Three months later, Columbia University followed suit, pledging $15 million to “jump start a new recruitment campaign and to accelerate other ongoing efforts to diversify faculty.” Those are two high-profile commitments, but in the last 10 years many other colleges and universities have jumped on the diversity bandwagon, creating a variety of programs and strategies to increase the number of faculty of color in predominantly White institutions. In spite of these efforts, however, the statistics show little progress in […]
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