Diversity Resources for Faculty & Staff

Diversity Resources for Faculty & Staff2019-08-16T14:29:59-04:00

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., they have members and chapters based at colleges and universities across the country.

The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) member institutions — 16 nationally recognized colleges and universities — are committed to providing the best liberal arts education possible at the most affordable price available. That quest for excellence and affordability gave rise to ACS, a collaborative initiative that brings members together as a whole or in smaller groups. ACS sponsors programs for faculty and staff advancement, joint purchasing and services, and curricular enhancements. ACS actively seeks outside sources of funding on behalf of our members and we administer the resulting grants.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) is dedicated to enhancing the educational opportunities for Asian and Pacific American students; promoting and supporting the hiring, retention, and advancement of qualified Asian and Pacific American faculty, staff, and administrators; and creating a better understanding of issues in the public affecting Asian and Pacific Americans in higher education.

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity (CFD) is committed to increasing the diversity of students, faculty members, and curricular offerings at liberal arts colleges with a particular focus on enhancing the diversity of faculty members and of applicants for faculty positions.

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBTQ Resource Professionals is a member-based organization working towards the liberation of LGBTQ people in higher education. We support individuals who work on campuses to educate and support people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as advocate for more inclusive policies and practices through an intersectional and racial justice framework.

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education (KABHE) has surpassed three decades with the purpose of supporting the educational and professional needs for diversity in higher education with a focus on leadership, access, and vital issues impacting students, faculty, staff, and administrators. KABHE seeks to assist Kentucky colleges and universities with the recruitment, retention, and development of diverse faculty, staff, and students by providing scholarships, hosting regional meetings, and an annual conference where pertinent educational issues are discussed, and solutions are explored.

The Kentucky Latino Education Alliance (KLEA) is a cross sector, cross agency partnership dedicated to increase the number of Latinos who obtain a high quality degree or credential in Kentucky. KLEA has set out to foster Latino postsecondary degree attainment as to uplift the Latino community which will in turn enrich the overall Kentucky economy ensuring a bright future for the Commonwealth.

The NCAA believes in and is committed to diversity, inclusion, and gender equity among its student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. The NCAA seeks to establish and maintain an inclusive culture that fosters equitable participation for student-athletes and career opportunities for coaches and administrators from diverse backgrounds. Diversity and inclusion improve the learning environment for all student-athletes and enhance excellence within the Association. TO visit the NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Office click here.