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Faculty Development

Carla Shatz

Stanford provides myriad resources to support the scholarly contributions, skills and professional activities of all of its faculty, with a particular focus on the development of junior faculty as scholars and scientists, teachers, mentors and leaders in their disciplines and in their communities. 

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Diversity & Community

WISE Reads -- selection of books of special interest to women in science, math, and engineering.  READ MORE

Stanford intellectual life thrives on the rich contributions of its diverse faculty to its academic community. 



Graduate students Nicolas Lee, left, and Joseph Johnson worked with assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics Sigrid Close to design a canopy which can pop out of a tiny CubeSat satellite to test collisions of micrometeoroids and satellites. Credit Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service  11/04/2010

Information about recruitment programs and resources available to departments, and guidelines on conducting searches and for the retention of faculty.

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Data & Reports


Town Hall meeting to focus on underrepresented minority faculty mentoring and decision-making.   The Panel on Faculty Equity and Quality of Life presents findings and recommendations of its second report at the Faculty Club.  READ Stanford news story


Stanford faculty more diverse today, though study finds academic environment could improve for minority professors.  READ MORE


Senate Receives Annual Report on Faculty Gains and Losses and Status of Women Faculty.

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