Project Objectives

The Project endeavors to strengthen CUNY’s efforts in the following areas:

Faculty Recruitment
Actively seek out potential candidates for faculty positions within CUNY as well as establish cooperative relationships with university systems in Latin America

Faculty Retention
Support current Latina(o) faculty within CUNY who help mentor and play leading roles in their academic fields

Strengthen the CUNY Pipeline
Increase the pool of Latina(o) undergraduates at CUNY preparing for careers in teaching and strengthen and enhance the opportunities for them to pursue their goal

Faculty Mentoring
Enhance opportunities for mentoring and create an environment that promotes growth and support for faculty en route to tenure

Support for Leadership Development
Recognize and support Latino(a) faculty in CUNY who play a mentorship and leadership role that foster a welcoming environment for junior Latina(o) scholars

Recruitment of Outstanding Scholars
Recruit outstanding Latino(a) scholars to not only serve as mentors , but who also assist in attracting other top quality faculty to CUNY

Support for Puerto Rican, Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies
Support CUNY’s programs and departments in Puerto Rican, Latina(o), Caribbean, and Latin American studies to promote an environment that is welcoming and attractive to prospective faculty

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