|Liaison||Dedee DeLongpre Johnston|
|Submission Date||June 3, 2015|
Wake Forest University
PA-7: Support for Future Faculty Diversity
Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Office of the Provost
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:
A Target of Opportunity (TOP) Hires Program provides opportunities for academic leaders to increase faculty diversity.
The Schools of Business have appointed a Senior Associate Dean of Diversity to steer all diversity initiatives in the school. The Dean of Law appointed a Director of Community Engagement who aids the admissions team in recruitment of diverse faculty. The Dean of Divinity established the Luce Foundation Diversity Fellows Program, a two-year post-doctoral fellowship who will teach classes and also partner with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in a variety of programmatic initiatives.The College of Arts and Sciences appointed an Associate Dean of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion. And, the WFU School of Medicine appointed an Associate Dean of Student Diversity who also supports faculty diversity recruitment initiatives in the medical school.
The website URL where more information about the faculty diversity program(s) is available :
The ODI website is currently under revision and will include information on the administration's leadership supporting faculty diversity recruitment.