Diversity Data and TrendsChair(s): Dr. Steve Lilley, Dr. Bill Grant, Dr. Lisa Guion
Under-Represented Faculty Recruitment, Retention and SuccessChair(s): Dr. Sylvia Blankenship and Dr. Lisa Guion
Faculty diversification contributes directly to educational quality. A diverse faculty means better educational outcomes for all students. To serve current and future student populations, multiple and diverse perspectives are needed at every level of college teaching, research and governance. The more diverse college and university faculty are, the more likely it is that all students will be exposed to a wider range of scholarly perspectives and to ideas drawn from a variety of life experiences.” (Turner,C.S.V. ,2002). Therefore, this working group will provide advice and guidance on strategies to recruit, hire and retain faculty from under-represented groups.
Under-Represented Student Recruitment, Access, Retention and SuccessChair(s): Dr. Bill Grant, Dr. Gerry Luginbuhl, Dr. Lisa Guion
Subcommittee 1: Preparing for the Agriculture and Life Sciences (PALS) middle school project (Members: Dr. Lisa Guion, Dr. Mitzi Downing, Dr. Andrea Cardinal, Dr. Gerry Luginbuhl, Dr. Betty Gardner)
Subcommittee 2: Creating Awareness of Agriculture and Life Sciences Disciplines, Degree Programs and Discoveries (CAALS 3-D) program with underrepresented males from the NC School of Science and Mathematics (Members: Dr. Lisa Guion, Dr. Edgar Oviedo, Dr. Jose Bruno-Barcena)
Subcommittee 3: Summer Research Experiences for Underrepresented Undergraduate Students (Members: Dr. Wendy Boss, Dr. Lisa Guion, Dr. Scott McCulloch, Dr. Cynthia Hemenway)
Subcommittee 4: Dean’s Graduate Research Assistantships for underrepresented graduate students planning and implementation (Members: Dr. Lisa Guion, Sylvia Blankenship, Jose Bruno-Barcena, Dr. Sophia Kathariou, Dr. Mari Chinn)
Subcommittee 5: Dean’s Graduate Research Assistantships Selection Committee (Members: All Diversity Council members)
Subcommittee 6: Bone Scholarship Selection Committee (Members: All Diversity Council members)
Enrichment of Curricula, Instruction, Program Development and DeliveryChair(s): Dr. Gerry Luginbuhl, Dr. Lisa Guion
Climate for DiversityChair(s): Dr. Lisa Guion
Subcommittee 1: Opening Doors (Members: Dr. Lisa Guion, Dr. Sylvia Blankenship, Ms. Sheri Schwab)
Subcommittee 2: Extension Diversity Catalyst Team (Members: Dr. Lisa Guion, Ms. Chiquita McAllister, and several County Extension Agents- Please see Diversity Catalyst Team website for full listing.)
Recognition and Accountability for DiversityChair(s): Ms. Sheri L. Schwab, Dr. Lisa Guion
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Washington, DC: Association of American College and Universities (AACU).
Smith, D.G. et. al. (1997). Diversity works: The emerging picture of how students benefit. Washington, DC: AACU.
Turner, C.S.V. (2002). Diversifying the faculty. Washington, DC: AACU.