ERIC Number: EJ810314
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 10
Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring Faculty of Color: The Chronicle Continues
Thompson, Chasity Q.
New Directions for Higher Education, n143 p47-54 Fall 2008
Faculty of color continue to face challenges with recruitment, retention, and mentoring in academe. This article addresses issues that faculty of color in academe often face. It explores recruitment efforts and barriers and addresses issues associated with retention and obstructions to promotion and tenure. The article culminates with an examination of mentoring initiatives and cross-cultural mentoring opportunities.
Descriptors: Mentors, Recruitment, Diversity (Faculty), Labor Turnover, Faculty Mobility, Higher Education, Tenure, Faculty Promotion
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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