Affirmative-Action Plans: Recommended Procedures for Increasing the Number of Minority Persons and Women on College and University Faculties (2001). AAUP Policy Documents & Reports 201 (9th ed. 2001). http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/pubsres/policydocs/contents/AAplans.htm
Abstract: Legal briefing with practical steps from the vice president and general counsel of Rutgers University.
Alger, J. R. (2005). As the workplace turns: affirmative action in employment.
Benefits and Challenges of Diversity in Academic Settings (2010). A booklet summarizing research on the benefits and challenges of diversity. http://wiseli.engr.wisc.edu/docs/Benefits_Challenges.pdf
Coleman, Arthur L. (2004). Diversity in higher Education: A strategic planning and policy manual. The College Board (2nd ed.).
Coleman, Arthur & Palmer, Scott (2005). Federal law and recruitment outreach and retention: A framework for evaluating diversity related programs. The College Board.
Does Diversity Make a Difference? Three Research Studies on Diversity in College Classrooms. (2000) American Council on Education & American Association of University Professors. http://www.aaup.org/NR/rdonlyres/97003B7B-055F-4318-B14A-5336321FB742/0/DIVREP.PDF
Reviewing Applicants: Research on Bias and Assumptions. A summary research on unintentional biases and assumptions and their potential influence on evaluation of faculty candidates. http://www.ibparticipation.org/pdf/U_Wisconsin_Bias_Research.pdf
Springer, Ann (2005). Update on Affirmative Action in Higher Education: A Current Legal Overview. http://www.aaup.org/aaup/protect/legal/topics/aff-ac-update.htm
Springer, A (2006). How to Diversify the Faculty. American Association of University Professors Legal Brief. http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/protect/legal/topics/howto-diversify.htm
Kent State University Diversity Instruments. Hiring for Diversity Instrument, Retaining For Diversity Instrument. http://www.kent.edu/administration/straget_init/diversity/insturments.cfm
Michigan State University Handbook. Best Practices for a Successful Academic Search: Practical Tips & Resources for Recruiting a Diverse Faculty. http://www.msu.edu/unit/aacm/Publication/Publications.html
MIT: Faculty Search Committee Handbook. http://web.mit.edu/faculty/reports/FacultySearch.pdf
Penn State University: Guidelines for Recruiting a Diverse Workforce. http://www.psu.edu/dept/aaoffice/pdf/guidelines.pdf
Rice University: National Database of Female Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Scholars in Science and Engineering — a searchable database of over 1300 female graduate students and postdoctoral scholars seeking faculty positions.
University of Michigan: STRIDE (Science and Technology Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence), Faculty Recruitment workshop Presentation (PDF) and ADVANCE at U. Michigan, Faculty Recruitment Handbook (PDF)
University of Washington Faculty Recruitment Toolkit. http://www.washington.edu/admin/eoo/forms/ftk_01.html
University of Wisconsin at Madison. Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A guide for search committee chairs. http://wiseli.engr.wisc.edu/docs/SearchBook.pdf
The Minority & Women Doctoral Directory — This registry “maintains up-to-date information on employment candidates who have recently received, or are soon to receive, a Doctoral or Master’s degree in their respective field from one of approximately two hundred major research universities in the United States. The current edition of the directory lists approximately 4,900 Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Asian American, and women students in nearly 80 fields in the sciences, engineering, the social sciences and the humanities.” Employers can order the entire directory or only the section relevant to a specific discipline.
National Science Foundation(NSF) Resources
Turner, C.S.V. (2002). Diversifying the Faculty: A Guidebook for Search Committees. Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network. Faculty for the Future — this website focuses “on recruiting a highly diverse candidate pool of women, minorities, and other under-represented groups interested in academic careers and research positions.” Faculty and administrators can post jobs and search for candidates. Students and recent graduates can post resumes and search for available positions.