Underrepresented Women

Roundtable Events

UD ADVANCE has hosted three Roundtable events for UD administrators (provosts, deans, chairs) featuring external and internal faculty-of-color panelists. The events included brief presentations by the panelists and interactive discussions. Each event resulted in a written summary of recommendations or best practices, which can be accessed via the links below.

Fall 2020: Retaining Underrepresented Women (URW) – The unique experience of women faculty of color

Fall 2018: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Faculty of Color

Spring 2015: Recommendations for Recruiting and Retaining Faculty of Color at UD (written by external panel)

2016 National Research Conference

In 2016, UD ADVANCE held a national research conference titled, “Women of Color in the Academy: What’s Next?”. Focusing on faculty women of color, especially in STEM fields, this research conference brought together faculty, administrators, students, and industry and government representatives to discuss & learn about cutting-edge research on the recruitment, retention, advancement, and leadership of faculty women of color, highlighting their lived experiences.

Access conference materials, including speaker videos and key takeaways, here.