Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Attention students: Add yourself to the CIC Doctoral Directory

The CIC Doctoral Directory is a listing of doctoral degree recipients who are members of groups underrepresented in higher education and who are alumni of the universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation .  The Directory is designed to increase the visibility of doctoral alumni who bring diverse perspectives and experiences to higher education.   The Directory will be promoted among hiring committees at CIC member universities, and the searchable, online database will be freely available to the public. A summary report and a detailed listing are available.

Underrepresented minorities include American Indians, African Americans, and Latina/Latinos in any field of study.  Asian Americans in social science and humanities fields are also eligible.  To qualify for inclusion, registrant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident who completed a PhD, MLS, or MFA degree at one of the CIC member universities in any year.  Candidates who expect to complete the degree within one year may also enroll.  

If you have questions or would like to offer feedback about the Directory, please contact Yolanda Zepeda, zepeda@staff.cic.net / 217-244-5565.

CGS: Mentoring is essential to Ph.D. degree completion

 new publication from the Ph.D. Completion Project analyzed exit surveys submitted by new Ph.D. recipients. finding that mentoring is essential to degree completion.  (9/2/09)

2010 Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit

For those who wish to demonstrate their support of IU, you may do so by joining Hoosiers for Higher Education (HHE), a grassroots advocacy organization sponsored by the IU Alumni Association. The primary goal of HHE is to engage its members to connect with public officials about the importance of supporting funding and policies that will ensure that IU continues to be a premier international teaching and research institution. Membership to HHE is free, and you may join by registering.

We also encourage you to join us (register here) on Tuesday, February 2 for our 19th Annual HHE Statehouse Visit.

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