Graduate Student Union Report Condemns Lack of Success in Faculty Diversity at Yale


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The graduate student union at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, recently released a new report that states that in 2005, there were 25 black tenured and tenure-track professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Twelve years, after two major faculty diversity initiatives, that number grew to 26. Yale has hired a large number of people of color to its faculty ranks, but according to the report “the administration’s public focus on hiring obscures a fundamental problem with faculty diversity at Yale: The university has consistently failed to retain faculty from underrepresented...