Increasing workforce diversity at your institution might be at the top of your HR wishlist, but simply wishing for it won’t yield results. However, you do have a powerful resource right at your fingertips – your campus library database.
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Yesterday at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., CUPA-HR's Director of Research Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., shared the results of a longitudinal analysis of diversity in higher education executive, administrative and professional positions. Here are a few of the highlights from her research ...
A controversial University of Louisville job ad made waves recently in the higher ed community. The controversy comes at a time when recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and other higher ed institutions serve as a reminder that a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion must be the personal and professional responsibility of every higher education leader and member of the campus community.
It’s not always easy, though, for institutions to put that idea into practical action, especially when it comes to faculty and staff recruitment.
Just a week ago the University of California at Riverside announced that it would be hiring 300 new faculty members over the next five years.
The university’s chancellor, Kim A. Wilcox, sees the hiring expansion as an opportunity to shape the institution for years to come — in particular, to benefit from faculty that reflect the demographics of the nation, of the state and of the university’s enrolled students.
Lately there’s a buzz in social media about “microaggressions” that occur on college and university campuses. (See, for example, the “I, Too, Am Harvard” photo campaign on Tumblr that evolved into full-fledged theatre performance.)
Although the term has existed for years in the academic realm, the concept that brief and commonplace verbal or behavioral indignities can have a significant impact on how we perform individually and interact with one another has taken root broadly, including in workplace environments.