Findings from UCLA’s triennial survey reveals that faculty from historically marginalized or vulnerable groups, including faculty of color, women, and those without the protections of tenure, felt they needed to work harder than their colleagues to be perceived as a legitimate scholar.
American postsecondary education has immeasurably expanded economic opportunity, improved our quality of life, fostered advances in art and culture, and driven scientific and technological innovation. It is rightly the envy of the world. American colleges and universities have also served a noteworthy public good by preparing our nation’s leaders and cultivating thoughtful, productive citizens capable of informed debate, respectful disagreement, and community engagement.
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