|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||April 21, 2016|
University of California, Riverside
PA-7: Support for Future Faculty Diversity
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Director of Sustainability
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:
The Office of Diversity provides guidance on Affirmative Action hires, mentoring to faculty, staff and students on diversity. UCR offers postdoctoral fellowships in Cultivating Diversity in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
UCR received a NSF grant to initiate "FORWARD" (Faculty Organization foR Women's Advancement, Recognition and Development) in support of increasing diversity in STEM fields.
UCR is also a member of Partnership for Adaptation, Implementation and Dissemination (PAID) Together the five UC campuses in southern California have formed a Partnership for Faculty Equity and Diversity. This Partnership builds on and augments the experience of the NSF/UCI ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Program for gender equity now in its sixth year. It represents an impressive level of cooperation among the nation’s leading public research universities for a common challenge: the recruitment and advancement of women and under-represented minority faculty at UC campuses.
For student support in preparing future faculty diversity, UCR provides a number of programs to mentor and support students from underrepresented groups to succeed in all areas, with an emphasis on STEM fields. The programs include:
UCR BRITE (Bioengineering Research Institute for Technical Excellence); Education Dedicated to Graduating Everyone (EDGE) Academy;GAANN: Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (U.S. Department of Education); TRiO Programs: Upward Bound Classic and Upward Bound Oasis;California Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (CMST);TRiO Programs: Educational Talent Search and Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP).
University of California, Riverside requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: The Office of Diversity provides guidance on Affirmative Action hires, mentoring to faculty, staff and students on diversity. UCR offers postdoctoral fellowships in Cultivating Diversity in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
Explanation: More information has been provided on specific programs that target underrepresented groups for faculty hiring and for student engagement to prepare for future careers as faculty.
The website URL where more information about the faculty diversity program(s) is available :
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