The Compact for Faculty Diversity's annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring offers grad students working toward their PhDs the chance to speak with established researchers, connect with future employers, and obtain valuable advice, says The Chronicle of Higher Education's Audrey Williams June. This year's event, held in Tampa last week, offered more than 1,000 PhD students the opportunity to do just that. The institute's goal is to increase the number of minority students who earn PhDs and become faculty members, June adds. The compact includes the Southern Regional Education Board, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
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