The Role of Contributions to Diversity in Faculty Hiring and Academic Review

Friday, October 25, 2013: Hosted by UC San Diego

Our fourth Roundtable focused on the relationship of academic excellence and contributions to diversity in STEM disciplines. Download the Systemwide Roundtable Report here (pdf).


View presentations from the Roundtable on UCTV:

Welcome and Research Context for the Day — Welcome remarks and research context for the day provided by Linda Katehi, Chancellor, UC Davis; Susan Carlson, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel, UC Office of the President; and Jeanne Ferrante, Associate Vice Chancellor, Faculty Equity, and Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego

How Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advance Institutional Excellence (Keynote Address) — Presentation by Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor, UC San Diego

Using Contributions to Diversity in Hiring and Selection — Presentations by Jeffrey Remmel, Associate Dean and Faculty Equity Advisor, Physical Sciences, and Professor, Mathematics, UC San Diego; Olivia Graeve, Associate Professor, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego; and Amy Wharton, Director, College of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Sociology, Washington State University, Vancouver; and co-PI, Washington State University’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award

Evaluating Contributions to Diversity Statements: Case Studies  — Experiential session moderated by Jeanne Ferrante, Associate Vice Chancellor, Faculty Equity, and Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego

UC Research and Data on Faculty Review and Advancement — Panelists presented the preliminary results of a longitudinal study of differences in advancement, pay, and persistence among STEM faculty, along with current data regarding UC faculty advancement.

Diversity, Leadership, and Teaching-Mentoring: Linking Personal Values to Disciplinary Norms Among STEM Faculty — Presentation by Mary Blair-Loy, Director of Graduate Studies, Director, Center for Research on  Gender in the Professions, and Associate Professor, Sociology, UC San Diego

Using Data to Better Understand the UC Faculty Review Process — Presentations by Marc Goulden, UC Office of the President ADVANCE PAID Evaluator, and Director, Data Initiatives, Faculty Equity and Welfare, UC Berkeley; and Matt Xavier, Data Coordinator, Academic Personnel, UC Office of the President

UC Panel and Discussion: Using Contributions to Diversity in Academic Review — Panel Discussion with Linda Bisson, Professor, Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis; Paul Garcia, Professor, Clinical Neurology, UC San Francisco; and Christina Ravelo, Professor, Physical and Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz