Presentation on theme: "1 SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Strategies to Promote Diversity Darimiscotta, ME March 12, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
1 SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Strategies to Promote Diversity Darimiscotta, ME March 12, 2007
2 More Than a Check and a Handshake SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program SRE B Ph.D. SRE B Ph.D. States
3 Southern Regional Educational Board The Southern Regional Education Board works with those who are seeking to improve education from prekindergarten through graduate programs. SREB’s programs and services can be described in four categories: compiles and disseminates information provided by states; coordination of shared state resources; demonstration programs – leading by example; and SREB-sponsored meetings.
4 Program Goal and Objectives GOAL To increase the number of minorities who earn Ph.D.s and who seek to become faculty members PROGRAM OBJECTIVES Long term state and university participation Comprehensive package of support Effective teaching, mentoring, research Collaborate with other state, regional, and national programs Evaluate practices and disseminate results
5 Regional Services Financial support long-term Regular contact/follow-up Professional development Mentoring Networking/community building Advocacy and counseling Career counseling Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Preparation for the professoriate “More Than a Check And a Handshake”
6 Program Components Doctoral Scholars Award (Five years) Dissertation Year Fellowship (One year) Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Professional Development Matching Fund
7 Doctoral Scholars Award Five years support Tuition and fee waiver (In and Out-of-State) Three years support--$ 15,000/yr Two-years of institutional support (TA/RA, Fellowship, etc.) Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Regional Program services
8 Dissertation Year Fellowship One year of support $15,000 living stipend $500 research allowance Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Regional Program Services
9 Doctoral Scholar Program Profile 14 th Year 715 Scholars Served (29 States, 84 Institutions) 294 Matriculating 337 Graduates
11 Race / Ethnicity of Scholars Served 613 African American 51 Hispanic American 23 Asian American 16 American Indian/Alaskan Native 14 Other Minority Groups
12 SREB Participant Milestones 88% retention/ graduation 294 scholars currently matriculating 337 program graduates 12 tenured graduates 78% of graduates employed in an academic setting 77% of graduates employed in a postsecondary setting 71% of graduates employed within participating states
13 Program Graduates Time to Degree Doctoral Scholars (n=200) Time to degree average 3.4 years, with master’s 4.3 years, without master’s Dissertation Fellows (n=137) Time to degree average 1.7 years
14 More Than 337 Graduates and Counting SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Graduates
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