Johns Hopkins University Allocates $5 Million to Advance Faculty Diversity

According to the latest JBHE survey, blacks make up about 4 percent of all faculty members at Johns Hopkins University. To increase the number of blacks, women, and other minorities in teaching positions, the university administration is allocating $5 million over the next five years to increase faculty diversity.

The so-called Mosaic Initiative will provide up to $1 million per year in matching funds to academic departments to use in hiring or retaining minority or women faculty members. Departments may request up to $250,000 to be used over a three-year period to hire or retain a faculty member whose presence on campus will increase diversity.