Commentary: Budgeting racial justice for the University of California
- February 14, 2022
- Bill Maurer, UCI dean of social sciences, Charles R. Hale, UCSB dean of social sciences and Katharyne Mitchell, UCSC dean of social sciences, weigh in via CalMatters
“With 25% or fewer total faculty members, social science departments in our three campuses are responsible for more than 40% of total undergraduate degrees conferred. We teach more than our campus share of underrepresented minority, low-income and first-generation students. We are proud to have a higher percentage of underrepresented minority faculty than the campus average, but concerned that disproportionate burdens could impede future recruitment. These and other data suggest that budgets could be running counter to our diversity, equity and inclusion pronouncements.”
For the full story, please visit https://calmatters.org/commentary/2022/02/budgeting-racial-justice-for-the-university-of-california/.