Download the inaugural issue of the Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) bulletin which provides an overview of programs, intiatives and upcoming events.






Best Practices In Recruiting And Retaining Under-represented U.S. Minority Faculty at the University of Minnesota: A Handbook for Institutional Leaders and Faculty Search Committees (PDF) offers insight into best practices culled from documented efforts by colleagues from around the country.

  Welcome to Your Community: A Guide to Diversity Resources at the University of Minnesota and in the Twin Cities (PDF) was developed to assist new faculty with finding their unique and individual communities. Including all available information would not be possible, but hopefully this guide serves as an initial resource in welcoming new faculty.

Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota: Reflections on Meaningful Change (PDF) is a report offering a collective assessment (created by the individuals below) of particular strengths and weaknesses surrounding the topic of equity and diversity at the University of Minnesota. Spring 2010. Developed by David O. Born, Professor of Primary Dental Care; Josephine Lee, Associate Professor of English; J.B. Mayo, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education; Dara Strolovitch, Associate Professor of Political Science; and Jody Gray, Diversity Outreach Librarian.

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  This document is a downloadable report of the 2012-14 Faculty Mentoring at the University of Minnesota Advisory Committee. The work of this committee was by the Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) in conjunction with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs. The document contains a background of the work of the committee, data collection, results and a description of a proposed Univeristy of Minnesota wide Faculty Mentoring program.