Purpose / Goals


To provide structural support to faculty of color at all levels of career development, from onboarding to post-tenure, with specific attention to address their unmet needs through multi-faceted and cross-race/ethnicity mentoring.


To retain and recruit faculty of color in order to enhance university-wide commitment towards serving the needs of the community of color, recent immigrant and diverse communities.


  • Implement an onboarding process which is inclusive and comprehensive for faculty of color
  • Identify and train tenured faculty of color to serve as mentors for probationary faculty
  • Develop cross-race/ethnicity strategies for continuing support to faculty for their professional development from onboarding to retirement.


  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Advocacy
  • Support
  • Intervention
  • Innovation
  • Truthful and Just