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ERIC Number: ED352896
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Oct-28
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Hiring, Promoting and Retaining African American Faculty: A Case Study of an Aspiring Multi-Cultural Research University. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.
Clague, Monique Weston
This paper presents the findings of a committee at the University of Maryland (College Park) charged with studying the effectiveness of programs on campus aimed at achieving higher rates of participation and success for black faculty. Fourteen sections present results of the committee's survey and interviews, examination of specific issues, and recommendations for the future. Section I describes the charge of the committee, the context for the committee's work, and the nature of the study. The second section looks at data on UMCP faculty and discusses how to compare that data usefully with that of other institutions. Section III looks at faculty advancement and minority success. Section IV presents findings of a survey on job satisfaction. Section V discusses faculty expectations given by the hiring process. Section VI looks at how department chairs can help or hinder young faculty aiming for tenure. Section VII describes faculty collegiality and its value. Section VIII looks at institutional expectations of faculty. Section IX discusses trust among faculty and administrators. Section X treats equity officers. Section XI describes complaint procedures. Section XII covers affirmative action. Section XIII examines mentoring. Section XIV looks overall at the reward system in light of diversity goals. (Includes 65 end notes) (JB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A