Brown University recently announced plans to double the percentage of underrepresented minority faculty at the university by 2025. Inside Higher Ed covers this announcement, and discusses other efforts to increase faculty diversity, including those undertaken at the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University. Also discussed is the newly launched Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate, a Foundation-funded initiative that will involve colleges and universities belonging to the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
Colleen Flaherty, "Brown U. Declares It Will Double Faculty Diversity by 2025," Inside Higher Ed, April 6, 2015, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/04/06/brown-u-declares-it-will-double-faculty-diversity-2025.