"Higher education cannot be complete without working to see the world from diverse perspectives and engaging with people from diverse backgrounds."

Upcoming Events

Multicultural Faculty Lunch
Apr 25 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Multicultural Faculty Friday Lunch — The last one for Spring 2014 semester!

All are welcome to this monthly no-host event. Please come to enjoy lunch with friends and colleagues. Please also invite someone new to expand the circle of companionship and good fellowship.

AWF Networking Hour
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Please join us for a no-host networking hour. Come for snacks, coffee, tea, or any beverage- but come to network and meet others from across campus. Bring a friend or two, or someone new in your department who has not yet had the chance to meet the women of NC State. All faculty and their families are welcome!

This event is organized by the NC State Association for Women Faculty, the Council on the Status of Women, The Women’s Center, and the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. The Networking Hour schedule is online at http://www.ncsu.edu/awf/events.html

Resources for Women Faculty and Faculty with Families

NC State has several policies and programs relating to work/family compatibility.

DSC06602Offerings include parental leave for all faculty and graduate students, automatic tenure clock extension for faculty who take maternity leave and automatically approved tenure clock extension for all faculty with a new child in the family, child care adjacent to campus,  lactation rooms at several locations around campus, and dual career hiring assistance for prospective faculty.

Faculty Diversity Data and Reports

What’s the demographic distribution of faculty at NC State? Has the number of faculty of color increased over the past 10 Years? Does the risk of leaving for assistant professors differ between men and women?

Find demographic and survey data here, as well as reports on special topics

Fall 2012 Faculty Demographics 
International 4%
Unknown 1%
Hispanic of any Race 3%
American Indian 0.2%
Asian American 8%
Black 4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 79%
Two or More Races 0.6%



Two important resources are the Faculty Search Toolbox and the Religious Holidays Calendar.

The Faculty Search Toolbox contains resources, templates, and breakthrough practices for recruiting diverse faculty to NCSU.

New item! Developing Diverse Department Faculties: A Guide for Department Heads

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The Religious holidays guidelines and calendar provide a short list of some holidays on which some campus members may not be able to work or attend class.


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