Liberal Arts Diversity Officers (LADO)
LADO offers an opportunity for the chief diversity officers (CDOs) working in select liberal arts settings to collaborate actively and engage in mutual learning, as well as to provide leadership in implementing and publicizing effective diversity strategies in higher education.
Consortium for Faculty Diversity
Bowdoin College has been an active member of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity (CFD) since 1987 and administers an annual process for the appointment of a few postdoctoral fellows each academic year.
Creating Connections Consortium
In partnership with the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers (LADO), C3 develops, disseminates, and promotes new strategies for building academic settings that foster the full participation of diverse students and faculty. In doing so, C3 serves as an incubator of innovation for institutional diversity.
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows (MMUF)
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program, open to colleges and universities by invitation, is a long-term effort to help remedy the problem of underrepresentation in the faculty ranks of higher education. MMUF aims to create a legacy of engaged scholars who will provide opportunities for all students to experience and learn from the perspectives of diverse faculty members. Established in 1988, MMUF works to achieve its mission by identifying and supporting students of great promise and helping them to become scholars of the highest distinction. The name of the program honors Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, the noted African American educator, statesman, minister, and former president of Morehouse College.