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Institutional Best Practices

University of Maryland, Baltimore Meyerhoff Scholarship Program : "Fulfilling the expections of excellence", Science August 5, 2005. For the past 17 years, the Meyerhoff Program has been enriching the lives of minority students interested in a career in the sciences by preparing them to pursue graduate and professional degrees. See also : 2004 : "Increasing the Number of African American PhDs in the Sciences and Engineering- A Strengths-Based Approach" Kenneth I. Maton and Freeman A. Hrabowski, III American Psychologist 59, 6, 547-556.

University of Michigan : NSF-Advance; Committee on Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE). See Faculty Recruitment Handbook. This Handbook describes best practices, from initiation through evaluation, for a complete faculty search.

Harvard University : Office of Faculty Development and Diversity; Vice Provost Faculty Development and Diversity

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