Diversity in Academics

NYU has a long-standing tradition of pursuing academic excellence though expansion of its academic departments and research efforts. This ongoing initiative, coupled with the University's location at the crossroads of the world, provide a wealth of resources to incorporate diversity into many facets of the University's academic efforts.

Academic Programs

NYU programs of study that address the historical, present-day, and future implications of diversity in our world.

Research Institutes

Research Institutes at NYU which promote the study of diversity issues worldwide and encourage discussion and dialogue at NYU and the surrounding community.

Diversity in Curricula

Curricular diversity at NYU offers students a profusion of opportunities to examine diversity through academics and scholarship.

Faculty Resource Network

The Faculty Resource Network (FRN) at New York University is an award-winning professional development initiative that sponsors programs for faculty members from a consortium of over 50 colleges and universities.

Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty

NYU Diversity Initiative: A formal mentoring program from the Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities & Diversity to matched junior faculty from underrepresented groups and senior colleagues in similar or related fields, based on mutual interest; includes a research stipend of $2500 to the junior faculty once matched.

The Native Studies Forum

The Native Studies Forum is an organization founded at New York University to fuild a community of faculty, students, staff, and community members concerned with historical, political, and cultural matters related to Native Americans and indigenous people.

Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity

The Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity supports promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC

Developed in 2000, HERC is a collaborative response of higher education institutions throughout the United States to the many challenges of academic recruitment and retention. Of particular interest to HERC is encouraging diversity at member institutions.