FD&D 2009 Annual Report Press Coverage

    Faculty Diversity on the Rise (Harvard Gazette)

    FD&D report shows women, minority faculty at all-time highs

    Harvard University has made steady progress toward a more diverse faculty and the numbers of women and minority members stand at all-time highs, according to the annual report of the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (FD&D). Read more (Harvard Gazette)

    Faculty Diversity Developments (Harvard Magazine)

    The number of ladder faculty members at Harvard (professor, associate professor, assistant professor) rose by 96 (7 percent) from 2003-2004 to the current academic year: a period during which women made gains, but—among underrepresented minorities—black and Latino professors showed only slow progress. The data were published in November in the annual report of the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (FD&D—www.faculty.harvard.edu). Ironically, in the current economic climate, further progress may come principally from retirements by full professors, who constitute two-thirds of the faculty. Read more (Harvard Magazine)

    Diversifying the Faculty (The Harvard Crimson)

    Harvard should continue to forward the reshaping of academia

    The 2009 Faculty Development and Diversity Annual Report reveals that Harvard has made substantial progress over the past several years in finding more ladder faculty who are women or minorities. Read more (The Harvard Crimson)

    Faculty Diversity Report Released (The Harvard Crimson)

    Percentage of female and minority faculty up this year

    The number of female faculty members has increased by 16 percent since 2003 and the number of minorities has increased by 23 percent over the same time, according to the 2009 Faculty Development and Diversity Annual Report. Read more (The Harvard Crimson)

    Women, Minorities, and Harvard Faculty Diversity (Harvard Magazine)

    Women now hold 26 percent of the ladder-faculty positions (professor, associate professor, assistant professor) at the University—395 positions out of 1,507—and minorities 17 percent—258 positions—according to the 2009 annual report of the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (FD&D), published today. The report and accompanying exhibits are posted at the FD&D website. Read more (Harvard Magazine).