While searching for a new job, a white academic is stunned by the way a department interviewing her treated and talked about a black female academic.
Colleges and universities can't leave it to chance -- they must deliberately change a culture that often encourages female researchers to become isolated in their jobs, write Santa Ono and Valerie Gray Hardcastle.
Eric V. Patridge considers the issues facing a gay scientist starting a career in academe.
Gretchel Hathaway considers the evolution of campus moves to be more inclusive, and the officials who lead such efforts.
The provost of a Christian college responds to a letter from a faculty member unable to be open about issues of sexuality while remaining employed.
Wendy Robinson offers advice for college administrators who feel they can't stay away from their positions for long.
Sue V. Rosser considers the particular issues facing women in science.
When college administrators talk constantly about their efforts to attract non-white professors, the supposed beneficiaries of these policies are marginalized, writes one such faculty member.
One key to helping minority faculty members is to recognize that some of their experiences are different from those faced by others, and to remember that some are not, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.