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Racial inequality.
May 4, 2022

The Office of the Provost has selected 18 projects for funding through The Duke Endowment that engage topics related to the issue of racial inequality. The new projects cover a wide range of topics that highlight the depth and diversity of faculty expertise at Duke. read more » about Racial Inequality Research Grants Awarded to Duke Faculty

Some of the newly tenured faculty members pose for a group photo.
March 30, 2022

Joined by the provost and several academic leaders and senior faculty, faculty members celebrated the milestone of becoming a long-term partner in the university’s future. They also considered the next stage of their career progression in teaching, research and service. read more » about Duke’s Newly Tenured Faculty Members Celebrate and Prepare for the Next Chapter

Faculty members.
March 29, 2022

Duke faculty members took part in an altogether different kind of ACC gathering on March 10-12. Five faculty leaders from each school have formed a year-long cohort focused on leadership development, collaboration and understanding of trends and challenges in higher education. read more » about Faculty Members Exchange Ideas at March Meeting of ACC Academic Leaders Network

Claude Steele.
March 9, 2022

How can we build successfully diverse universities in which people can contribute from the standpoint of their backgrounds and identities, and yet not be discriminated against on the basis of those backgrounds and identities? Stanford professor Claude Steele shares insights. read more » about Challenges and Remedies for Diversifying Higher Education

Faculty members eating lunch together outdoors.
February 23, 2022

Maria LaMonaca Wisdom, director of faculty mentoring and coaching programs in the Office for Faculty Advancement, offers four practical suggestions for faculty and campus leaders. read more » about How Can We Rebuild Relationships After COVID?

Portraits of Duke faculty who received seed grants, arranged in a heart shape.
February 4, 2022

Duke Faculty Advancement Seed Grants support efforts to build an inclusive academic environment across the campus. The theme for this cycle is “Improving Departmental Climate and Building Community.” read more » about Thirteen Faculty-Led Projects to Foster Equitable Communities in Departments and Schools

Presenters.
January 26, 2022

Now that the results of the university-wide survey on diversity, equity and inclusion are available, more than 175 academic leaders from across campus came together to explore the data and get started on action plans to move their units forward. read more » about Academic Leaders Dig Into Campus Survey Data and Get Ready to Move Forward

Faculty panelists.
January 5, 2022

Kathryn Whetten, Eileen Chow, Gustavo Silva and John Blackshear discuss ways to promote an equitable learning and research environment for students. read more » about Duke Faculty Share Ideas for Helping Students Learn and Thrive

Duke ACC ALN Fellows.
November 15, 2021

This leadership development opportunity is part of the Office for Faculty Advancement’s new portfolio of coaching and leadership programs to support faculty at critical stages of their careers and complement existing programs at the school and department level. read more » about Five Duke Faculty Chosen as 2022 ACC Academic Leadership Network Fellows

promoted to full
November 2, 2021

Congratulations to our Duke faculty who have been promoted or appointed to the rank of full professor! Promotion and appointment to full professor is the culmination of a rigorous review by academic peers and leaders. read more » about Duke Faculty Promoted or Appointed to the Rank of Full Professor

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