Handbook on Diversity and the Law: Navigating a Complex Landscape to Foster Greater Faculty and Student Diversity in Higher Education

Published 2010
by Art Coleman, Steven Y. Winnick, Jennifer Rippner, Scott R. Palmer, Robert Burgoyne, Theodore M. Shaw, Ralph C. Dawson, Rena Scheinkman

These materials were developed for a project led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science ("AAAS"), with participation by the Association of American Universities ("AAU"). The project addresses a pressing issue posed by leaders of industry, academia, government and philanthropy: How can policy leaders of our nation's colleges and universities increase the racial and gender diversity of their faculties and student bodies so as to champion and sustain effective science, technology, engineering and mathematics ("STEM") programs in what often seems to be an overly complicated, barrier-laden, and hostile legal environment?