The road to the STEM professoriate for underrepresented minorities: a review of the literature


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The National Science Foundation's [NSF's] Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program is specifically designed to address obstacles and increase the number of underrepresented minorities (URMs) completing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) doctoral degrees and entering the professoriate. Through an NSF grant, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the AGEP program. The evaluation seeks to determine the value AGEP adds to the recruitment, retention, and graduation of URMs in STEM disciplines and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Participation; Demographics; Students; Employment; Career development; Workforce development; Qualifications; Evaluation

Keywords: Trend; Minority group; Graduates; Enrolment; Completion

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: AIR, 2009

Physical description: ii, 51 p.

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Also called: The road to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professoriate for underrepresented minorities

On cover: October 2009

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 102.412

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