ERIC Number: ED353943
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-May-21
Reference Count: N/A
Mind over Matter: Moving beyond the Myths of Recruiting and Retaining Minority Faculty and Staff. Proceedings (Keystone, Colorado, May 21, 1990).
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
This publication summarizes the proceedings of a conference of college and university policymakers convened to develop strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of minority faculty in Colorado institutions of higher education. Following an executive summary the first section presents information on the status of minorities in Colorado higher education as well as information from recent studies and position papers on the issue. The second section summarizes the remarks made at the conference by four key state officials: Governor Roy Romer, State Representative Wilma Webb, State Senator Al Meiklejohn, and State Representative Phil Hernandez. The third section presents a summary of a discussion of the rationalizations that many institutions use for not being more effective at minority recruitment and the steps to be taken to overcome these barriers and perceptions. A fourth section describes effective minority faculty recruitment and retention programs at the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Texas at El Paso, and at Stanford University (California). The fifth section presents the goals and objectives in this area for Colorado institutions of higher education developed at the conference. The conference schedule and a list of participants conclude the document. (JB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado