Grant Project Aims to Reduce Gaps in STEM Doctoral Pipeline
NC State, together with North Carolina A&T University and UNC Charlotte, has received a $2.2M grant from the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate.
Reflections on NC State’s “Building Future Faculty” Experience
Stephanie Helms Pickett, associate vice provost for diversity engagement, training and education, reflects on the Building Future Faculty program's 2019 campus experience.
Faculty Salary Equity Study Shows Continued Improvement, Isolated Gaps
NC State's 2017 Faculty Salary Equity Study study showed that as of fall 2017, median salaries for underrepresented minority, Asian and female faculty for most ranks in most colleges were estimated to be between 95% and 105% of their reference groups.
NC State Shows Steady Increases in Recruiting Diverse Faculty
A recent article in the Washington Post was titled “An Ivy League Professor on Why Colleges Don’t Hire More Faculty of Color: ‘We Don’t Want Them.’” At NC State, the Recruiting Diverse Faculty program works to ensure that this claim does not apply here.
Building Future Faculty Upcoming Info Sessions for Departments
The Building Future Faculty (BFF) Program is a three-day professional development workshop for doctoral students and postdocs working toward faculty careers.
Apply for 2016-17 Doctoral Mentoring Fellowship Program
The Doctoral Mentoring Fellows program creates catalysts for increasing the diversity of doctoral students choosing and successfully undertaking academic careers.
Dissertation Mentoring Fellows Enhance the Graduate Experience
Dissertation Mentoring Fellows (DMF) is a new program engaging faculty in a year-long exploration of ways that dissertation advisors can enhance the graduate experience, promote successful completion of the doctoral degree and provide better preparation for faculty careers for women and underrepresented minority doctoral students.
Recruiting Diverse Faculty at NC State
You may be wondering what NC State is doing to increase diversity among the faculty. Recruiting diverse faculty, supporting the success of faculty from groups that are underrepresented or isolated in their disciplines, enhancing the climate for all faculty and celebrating the diversity in NC State’s community are all key elements for fostering a vibrant and diverse faculty.
Shane Taylor Examines NC State's Faculty Diversity
This week, the Digest interviewed Shane Taylor, a grad student currently interning in the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity's Diversity and Inclusion unit, working on the area of faculty diversity with assistant vice provost Marcia Gumpertz.
OIED and Graduate School to Offer Dissertation Mentoring Fellowships
The Office for Institutional Equity and the Graduate School are pleased to announce a new program for NC State faculty called the Dissertation Mentoring Fellowship (Mentoring to Diversify and Enhance the Professoriate), to start in August 2015.