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Resources on Diversity and Inclusion

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee (see below for membership) is charged with providing suggestions and resources that will help the department become a more welcoming and nurturing environment for faculty and students from all backgrounds, including those from under-represented groups, and improve recruiting and mentoring of faculty and students; and advising the undergraduate and graduate directors to help instructors conduct their classroom in more inclusive way.

1.  Resources for pregnancy and parental leave for TAs/GAs and full-time faculty.  Under the current contracts (2020) Rutgers offers paid leave of up to eight weeks for a parent to have parental leave after the child is born or when a child is adopted, regardless of gender, marital status/domestic partnership, or sexual orientation. Additionally, the birth mother receives six to eight weeks of paid recuperative leave.  

2. Resources on bias in letters of recommendation:

3. Resources on bias in hiring  

 4.  Committee on Diversity and Inclusion   
Angela Gibney, Chair < > ;
Michael Beals < >;
Fioralba Cakoni <>;
Paul Feehan <>;
Shari Prevost <>;
Michael Saks <>;
Sheila Tabanli <>;
Christopher Woodward <>