Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.06
Liaison Margaret Lo
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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Ball State University
PAE-9: Support Programs for Future Faculty

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Dr. Charles Payne
Assistant Provost Diversity
Department of Educational Studies
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Does the institution administer and/or participate in programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the institution’s programs that help increase the diversity of higher education faculty :
The Human Resources Office has recently purchased a subscription to the 2011 Higher Education Directory for Diversity (HEDD), the only public directory for diversity recruitment in the country! HEDD will be the most comprehensive listing of academic professionals focused on communicating with minority candidates in higher education. HEDD is viewed as a tool in recruiting minority faculty, staff, administrators and students HEDD is circulated to: •Members of 1,200 minority academic associations •Officials at minority-serving institutions, including HBCUs, HSIs and Tribal Colleges •Over 450 minority publications - print and online (including press release agencies) •Foundations, corporations, and professional organizations In addition to the above directory, the Assistant Provost of Diversity attends annually the Minority Access Conference in Alexander, VA, and also attends the McKnight Conference in Tampa, FL. wherein several hundred minorities who have recently received their Ph.Ds. come with their resumes for interviews.

The website URL where more information about the program(s) is available :
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Although no longer in existence, for a while the university had an incentive program for departments to hire underrepresented minority faculty members. The title of the program was Underrepresented Minority Incentive Program (UMHIP). A copy of the document can be obtained from the Office of Institutional Diversity.

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