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Liaison Tavey Capps
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2015
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Duke University
PA-7: Support for Future Faculty Diversity

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Complete Reporter Tavey Capps
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Office of the Executive Vice President
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Does the institution administer and/or participate in a program or programs to help build a diverse faculty that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the institution’s programs that help increase the diversity of higher education faculty:

Faculty Mentoring Initiative - Mentoring is a critical component of supporting a diverse faculty. Launched in 2006, this initiative enumerates best practices for mentoring new and junior faculty. Department chairs and deans are expected to meet individually with junior faculty on an annual basis. Regular discussions concerning mentoring occur in departmental meetings and at Deans' Cabinet. Exit interviews of departing regular rank faculty include inquiry about the adequacy of mentoring during the faculty member's time at Duke.

Development of Future Faculty Special Interest Group (SIG) - administered by Hugh Crumley - Duke University, Instructional Technology Specialist, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education, Center for Instructional Technology
This is a new SIG in the professional organization the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE.) This SIG is for professionals and graduate students who are interested in technology and the development of future instructors in higher education. This includes graduate students who plan to go on to faculty careers in higher education in disciplines including, but not limited to, education and the faculty who work with those graduate students.

Other examples of programs across Duke –
Down to Earth Dinner Series - Making Community Connections, Multicultural Center - Down to Earth is a dinner series where students can learn from the diverse experiences and research of staff and faculty in a relaxed environment.
* Connect with more people who are here to support you
* Explore your own identity and experiences with others
* Learn about subjects outside your major
* Develop relationships with potential mentors
* Start making connections…

The website URL where more information about the faculty diversity program(s) is available :
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