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University of Maryland commits $40 million to improving faculty diversity over next 10 years

April 23, 2021

The University of Maryland, College Park is committing $40 million over the next 10 years to improve the diversity of its faculty, making good on president Darryll Pines’ pledge to combat racism and improve campus culture for people of color. Funds for the program, referred to as the Faculty Advancement at Maryland for Inclusive Learning and Excellence, will go toward hiring more than 100 faculty members of diverse backgrounds throughout the university as well as boosting leadership development opportunities, retention and recruitment.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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