Resources for ALL Faculty

Information pertinent to ALL Faculty can be found on these pages.

Follow the links on the menu to the left to access important information regarding Benefits, Faculty Procedures, Policies and Regulations, Research, Teaching, Service and Faculty Work and life Resources.

Resources to help BIPOC grad/faculty instructors manage racism in the classroom, from overt statements to subtle expressions and microaggressions from undergrad students.

Academic articles 

  • Esposito, J. (2014). “Students Should not be Your Friends”: Testimonio by a Latina on Mothering One's Own, Othermothering, and Mentoring Students in the Academy. Equity & Excellence in Education, 47(3), 273-288. 
  • Garcia, A. (2005). Counter stories of race and gender: Situating experiences of Latinas in the academy. Latino Studies, 3(2), 261-273. 
  • Griffin K.A. (2020) “Institutional Barriers, Strategies, and Benefits to Increasing the Representation of Women and Men of Color in the Professoriate.” In: Perna L. (eds) Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research. Vol 35. Springer, Cham.  
  • Harley, D. A. (2008). Maids of academe: African American women faculty at predominately white institutions. Journal of African American Studies, 12(1), 19-36. 
  • Johnson-Bailey, J., & Lee, M. Y. (2005). Women of color in the academy: Where's our authority in the classroom?. Feminist Teacher, 15(2), 111-122. 
  • Martinez-Cola, M., with, English, R., Min, J., Peraza, J., Tambah, J., & Yebuah, C. (2018). When pedagogy is painful: Teaching in tumultuous times. Teaching Sociology, 46(2), 97-111. 
  • McGowan, J. M. (2000). Multicultural teaching: African-American faculty classroom teaching experiences in predominantly White colleges and universities. Multicultural Education, 8(2), 19. 
  • Perry, G., Moore, H., Edwards, C., Acosta, K., & Frey, C. (2009). Maintaining credibility and authority as an instructor of color in diversity-education classrooms: A qualitative inquiry. The Journal of Higher Education, 80(1), 80-105. 
  • Pittman, C. (2018). Addressing incivility in the classroom: Effective strategies for faculty at the margins. Difficult Subjects: Insights and Strategies for Teaching About Race, Sexuality, and Gender. Stylus, LLC. 
  • Pittman, C(2010). Exploring how African American faculty cope with classroom racial stressors. The Journal of Negro Education, 66-78. 
  • Pittman, C (2010). Race and gender oppression in the classroom: The experiences of women faculty of color with white male students. Teaching Sociology, 38(3), 183-196. 
  • Stanley, C.A. (2006) Coloring the Academic Landscape: Faculty of Color Breaking the Silence in Predominantly White Colleges and Universities. American Educational Research Journal. 43(4):701-736.  
  • Stanley, C.A. (2006). Faculty of color: Teaching in predominantly White colleges and universities (Vol. 69). Jossey-Bass. 
  • Sue, D. W., Rivera, D. P., Watkins, N. L., Kim, R. H., Kim, S., & Williams, C. D. (2011). Racial dialogues: Challenges faculty of color face in the classroom. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17(3), 331. 


Diversity Resources for Faculty and Staff

Resources for your undergraduate students who are considering Graduate School, and graduate students considering a post doc, and also Faculty resources around broadening Participation in Science

Awareness of Decisions in Evaluating Promotion and Tenure - These activities are designed for you to explore different scenarios concerning evaluation and mentoring that probe nuances of faculty decision-making


Resources for faculty and staff teaching and advising during the 2020-21 academic year are available on the Office of the Provost website. This includes the new grading exception policy, FAQs, suggested syllabus policies, how to handle student absences during COVID, a list of faculty mentors for remote instruction advice, resources from the Center of Teaching and Learning and other helpful resources. 
The CTL has compiled a short resource toolkit to help you prepare your courses for the Spring '21 semester

Make Organizing Next Semester Easy with the Canvas Spring 2021 Template 

The Canvas Spring 2021 Template was created to provide a quick and easy way for instructors to organize their content in Canvas according to best-practices of online course design.

Learn how to import the template into your Spring 2021 course shell(s) using the resources below: 

Resources for Faculty Preparing for Spring '21 Courses

How do I Import the Spring 2021 Canvas Quick Start Template?

EIST 6150/8150 Orientation