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Archive for February, 2009

The Demand for Diversity

A recent “First Person” series in the Chronicle of Higher Education reports the results of Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (Coache) survey of what pre-tenure faculty members want and need in order to be successful in academia. The third of a three-part series, “The Demand for Diversity” defines “an institutional commitment […]

Diversity Knowledge and Leadership Skills

In my work as a University Intercessor, I occasionally encounter people who feel at a loss when it comes to competently navigating our diverse community. I sometimes share their sense of feeling unprepared to respond appropriately to situations that shine a spotlight on issues of diversity. We all sometimes worry that we might say or […]