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Some colleges and universities look to re-up their commitment to Black studies

Oct 2, 2020
Schools around the country are offering grants for research projects on anti-Black racism. And some are committing to hire more professors with expertise in the study of race.
Florida International University anthropology professor Andrea Queeley, seen here teaching on the public university's campus in Miami earlier this year, has been fighting for years for the survival of the African and African Diaspora studies program. Now the administration is committing to "enhance" it as part of a university-wide effort to battle racism and racial injustice.
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To create a more diverse faculty, start with tenure

Sep 12, 2016
One former professor is teaching teachers how to get through tenure.
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity offers workshops and intensive mentoring to help women and people of color survive the tenure process and enjoy their lives
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Building a more diverse faculty

Feb 9, 2016
A University of Maryland program helps ease the transition from grad student to professor.
Keisha Allen is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where leaders are trying to increase faculty diversity.
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