Academic Personnel and Programs develops, implements and manages programs and initiatives that support the recruitment, advancement and retention of University of California academic appointees, with a focus on women and underrepresented academic appointees who reflect the diversity of California’s population.

Current and past programs and initiatives are listed below. At left is guidance based on UC policy for the recruitment, advancement and retention of a diverse faculty.

Faculty Leadership Seminars

Fostering inclusive excellence

Providing interactive seminars, tools, and resources to broaden faculty leaders’ capacity to support faculty diversity and enhance department and campus climate toward inclusive excellence.


NSF-sponsored program leveraging the UC system to recruit, advance and retain more women and underrepresented minority faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) Link

Program established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and underrepresented PhD recipients to pursue careers at UC.

Informational Brochure PDF

Faculty diversity in the health sciences

October 2006

2006 report from the Health Sciences Taskforce on Faculty Diversity.

President's Task Force on Faculty Diversity

May 2006

Archived reports and documents from 2006 summit on faculty diversity.

President's Summit on Faculty Gender Equity

November 2002

Archived reports and documents from 2002 summit of senior women faculty at UC.