Historical Reports on the Status of Women and Minorities at Yale
In addition to The View, the WFF has compiled an archive of other important reports on the status of women and minorities at Yale. These reports go back all the way to 1969, the year that Yale College went co-ed.
- Diversity Initiative Yale University (2005)
Intended to increase the number of minority professors who are brought to the university and retained in the next seven years, this plan allows for the creation of a Diversity Recruitment Program for the Graduate School.
- Faculty Development and Mentoring at Yale (2005)
This memorandum is based on a discussion convened by the Yale Women Faculty Forum (WFF) Council on February 15, 2005, at which members of the Council were joined by Jon Butler, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Peter Salovey, Dean of Yale College, to consider questions of mentoring and faculty development at Yale.
- Gender Matters: Women and Yale in its Third Century (2003)
This volume contains the proceedings of a conference that constituted one of the principal highlights of Yale’s Tercentennial celebration during the year 2001. It is the result of an effort initiated by Professors Nancy Cott, Dolores Hayden, and Judith Resnik to mark the role of women at Yale.
- Summary of Recommendations from Past Reports on the Status of Women and Minorities at Yale (2002)
This document includes a list of many of the recommendations made over the past thirty years, culled from the previous reports.
- First Report of the President’s Committee to Monitor the Recruitment and Retention of Disabled, Minority, and Women Faculty (1991)
This report details the problems faced by minority and women faculty on campus, and posits several recommendations for academic departments to use in creating a more hospitable climate for underrepresented groups.
- Recruitment and Retention of Minority Group Members on the Faculty at Yale (1989)
Responding to the national attention to affirmative action, this committee’s report outlines a plan for a Yale affirmative action policy.
- Yale Announces Goal of Doubling Number of Tenured Faculty Women (1985)
This file contains a number of helpful documents related to the first attempts to systematically increase the hiring of women professors. Included is a press release, committee report, and the President’s response.
- Provost’s Report on Affirmative Action (1985)
A summary of the Provost’s efforts to achieve the Crother’s Committee goal of doubling women faculty members by 1990, the report reaffirms the university’s commitment to affirmative action.
- Summary of Yale University Affirmative Action Program for the Employment of Women and Members of Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups, 1984-85 (1985)
The initial plan for affirmative action, this report lays out the steps departments must make, and also provides valuable charts and statistics related to women faculty appointments.
- Report of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (1984)
A general examination of women’s experiences in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, along with recommendations for improving the campus climate for women faculty.
- Women at Yale: A Statistical Profile, 1969-1979 (1979)
Report contains statistics on undergraduate women’s enrollment and grade distribution, as well as women faculty appointments and retention.
- A Report to the Yale Corporation from the Yale Undergraduate Women’s Caucus (1977)
Written by Yale’s first undergraduate women, their report addresses campus sexism and institutional discrimination.
- Reports of the Faculty Study Group on the Recruitment and Appointment of Women and Minority Group Faculty (1976)
A compilation of the reports produced by 4 different working groups in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, this report monitors the progress on the university’s affirmative action plan.
- Report to the President from the University Committee on the Status of Women, 1973-1974 (1974)
Written following the first graduating class of women. Evaluates the committees, resources, and special offices set aside for women undergraduates.
- Report of the Committee to Recommend Procedures Concerning the Recruitment of Qualified Women (1971)
A report containing concrete suggestions of how to increase women faculty hires for the upcoming school year.
- A Report to the President from the Committee on the Status of Professional Women at Yale (1971)
This report gives anecdotal as well as statistical evidence about the way women are valued at the university from graduate students to tenured faculty.
- Graduate Education for Women at Yale (1969)
Following the accusations of gender discrimination from graduate students and faculty, this report explores the situation of women graduate students and recommends department-level and university-wide changes.