Resources on Faculty Diversity, Recruitment and Retention

  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Tenure
  • Hiring Practices
  • Gender Equity
  • LGBT
  • Campus Climate
  • Institutional Change
  • Spousal/Partner Appointments


  • Alger, J.R. (2007).  How to recruit and promote minority faculty: Start by playing fair.  American Association of University Professors. Retrieved 9/6/2007 at:
  • American Council on Education, Office of Women in Higher Education (2005).
  • Smith, D.G. (Sep/Oct 2000). How to diversify the faculty. Academe, Vol 86 (5), pg. 48-52.
  • Tapia, R. A. (2007).True diversity doesn’t come from abroad.Section: Diversity in academe. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-34.
  • Trowe, C.A. and Chait, R.P. (March-April, 2002).Faculty diversity: Too little for too long. Harvard Magazine. Retrieved 9/6/2007 from:
  • Antonio, A.L, (September/October 2002), Faculty of color reconsidered: Reassessing contributions to scholarship. The Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 73(5), pp. 582-602.


  • Aanerud, R., Morrison, E., Homer, L., Rudd, E., Nerad, M., and Cerny, J. (2007 Fall). Widening the lense on gender and tenure: Looking beyond the academic labor market. NWSA Journal, Vol 19(3), pp 105-123.(tenure, women)
  • Bonus, R. and Chung Simpson, C. (2007).University of Washington minority faculty collective resources for diversity (UW CORD).A project of the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. (Retention, Tenure)
  • President and Fellows of Harvard College, (2007), COACHE: The collaborative on academic careers in higher education: Tenure-track faculty job satisfaction survey highlights report. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Education. (Tenure)


  • Delton, J. (2007). Why diversity for diversity’s sake won’t work Section: Diversity in academe. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-32. (Hiring Practices)
  • Gose, B. (2007). The professoriate is increasingly diverse, but that didn’t happen by accident. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-1.(Hiring Practices)
  • Killian, M., et al (2007). 2007 Report on Women at the UW. This report was produced by the President’s Advisory Committee on Women (PACW), University of Washington, Seattle, WA. (hiring practices)


  • Klein, S. S. (2007). The Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education. 2nd ed. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.(gender equity) 
  • Sax, L. J. (2007).= College women still face many obstacles in reaching their full potential. Section: Diversity in academe.= The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-46.
  • Wilson, R. (2007).= Black women seek a role in philosophy. Section: Diversity in academe.  The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-4.
  • Hamilton, K. (2004).= Faculty science positions continue to elude women of color: Oklahoma professor’s study finds hiring, tenure remain stumbling blocks. Black Issues in Higher EducationVol. 21(3), pg. 38-40.
  • Hune, S. (1998). Asian Pacific American Women in Higher Education: Claiming Visibility & Voice. A Report written for The Association of American Colleges and Universities Program on the Status and Education of Women. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  • Turner, C.S.V, (January/February 2002). Women of color in academe living with multiple marginality. The Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 73(1), pp. 74-91.


  • Bollag, B. (2007). Gay professors face less discrimination, but many still fight for benefits. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-10.(LGBT)


  • Moore, V. A. (1996, April).Inappropriate challenges to professorial authority. Teaching Sociology, Vol 24(2), pp. 202-206. (Campus climate)


  • Anderson, J.A. (2007).  Eight crucial steps to increase diversity. Section: Diversity in academe The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 54(5), B-36.(Institutional Change)
  • Readings, B. (1996). Introduction. In The university in ruins. Cambridge, MA and London, England: Harvard University Press, pp. 20-43.
  • Readings, B. (1996). The Idea of Excellence. In The University in Ruins. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. 1-20.
  • Slaughter, S. and Leslie, L.L. (1997). Academic capitalism. In Academic Capitalism: Politics, Policies, and the Entrepreneurial University.Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 1-13.
  • Hu-DeHart, E. (Sep/Oct 2000). The diversity project: Institutionalizing multiculturalism or managing differences?  Academe, Vol.86(5), pg. 38-43.


  • Arora, A. and Chancellor, C. (2007). Dual-Career couples: UW and national trends. Unpublished internal report for the Office of Faculty Advancement, the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Astin, H. S., & Milem, J. F. (1997). The status of academic couples in U.S. institutions.
    In M. A. Ferber & J. W. Loeb (Eds.), Academic Couples: Problems and Promises (pp. 128-155)Urbana:; University of Illinois Press.
  • Fleig-Palmer, M., Murrin, J., Palmer, D.K., Rathert, C., (2003), Meeting the needs of dual-career couples in academia. The Dual Career Conference at the University of Iowa on April 25, 2003. Retrieved 11/20/07. URL:
  • Huntsman, L. M. (2003). University of Washington Report: The 2003 Decennial Accreditation. Published as a report of the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Perkins, L. S., (1997). For the good of the race: Married African-American academics – a historical perspective. In M. A. Ferber & J. W. Loeb (Eds.),Academic Couples: Problems and Promises (pp. 80-105)Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
  • Quinn, K. (2003). Dual careers and nepotism: A partial history of the hiring practices and policies at the University of Washington. Unpublished paper for Education and Leadership Policy Studies (EDLPS) 531 at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, winter quarter.
  • Smith, D. G., Turner, C., Osei-Kofi, N., and Richards, S. (2004). Interruptingthe usual: Successful strategies for hiring diverse faculty. The Journal of Higher Education, 75(2), 133-160.(Hiring Pratices)
  • Wolf-Wendel. L.E., Twombly. S., Rice S. (May - Jun., 2000). Dual-Career Couples: Keeping Them Together.The Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 71 (3), pp. 291-321.
  • Wolf-Wendel. L.E., Twombly. S., Rice S., (2003). The two-body problem: Dual-career-couple hiring policies in higher education. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. (Hiring Practices)

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