Innovative Higher Education

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 53-66

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Improving Campus Climate to Support Faculty Diversity and Retention: A Pilot Program for New Faculty

  • Fred Piercy
  • , Valerie Giddings
  • , Katherine Allen
  • , Benjamin Dixon
  • , Peggy Meszaros
  • , Karen Joest

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We report on a series of pilot programs that we developed and carried out to support the success and satisfaction of new faculty, particularly faculty of color. We hope that others committed to retaining and supporting underrepresented faculty can apply our learning from this pilot project, as a whole or in part.

Key Words

faculty retention faculty diversity mentoring underrepresented faculty