ERIC Number: ED248731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Affirmative Action in Higher Education: A Sourcebook.
A comprehensive guide to the implementation of affirmative action in colleges and universities is presented. Information is provided on the preparation of an affirmative action plan subject to review by the federal Office of Contract Compliance. Attention is directed to qualifications for staffing affirmative action offices; procedures for hiring faculty and staff; collection, development, and analysis of data; procedures for resolution of grievances; and programs designed to improve the quality of campus life for members of protected groups. Appendices include: a summary of major federal laws and regulations affecting higher education; a glossary; annotated bibliography; citations and summaries of key cases; an index to affirmative action forms, procedures, and guidelines; a flow chart for faculty hiring; codes and a list of reasons for nonselection; an index to guidelines for search committees and a checklist for the search committee; sample demographic data cards for job applicants; an administrative approval form and instructions; a record card for part-time academic staff; an employment application form; guidelines concerning sexual harassment; information on types of disabilities; and procedures for successful affirmative action programs. (SW)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Affirmative Action, Bibliographies, Check Lists, College Faculty, Compliance (Legal), Data Collection, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government School Relationship, Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, Information Needs, Personnel Policy, Teacher Employment
Garland Publishing, Inc., 136 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ($42.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Search Committees