Rutgers GSE CMSI

HSI Pathways to the Professoriate

Marybeth Gasman and the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions at Rutgers GSE

(Grant award: $5,100,000)

HSI Pathways to the Professoriate, supported by a $5.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will prepare 90 students from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) for Ph.D. programs over a five-year period. During the five-year program, the Center for Minority Serving Institutions will partner with three HSIs — Florida International University; the University of Texas El Paso; and California State University, Northridge — and five majority research institutions — New York University; University of California, Berkeley; University of Pennsylvania; Northwestern University; and University of California, Davis. Selected HSI undergraduate students will take part in intensive summer research programs and cross-institutional conferences, while also receiving mentoring, and support for applying to and enrolling in graduate school. The program's goal is to increase the number of Latino professors working in the humanities at U.S. colleges and universities. 

On February 18, 2019,  the Center for Minority Serving Institutions released Pathways: A Journal of Humanistic and Social Inquiry (Pathways), a peer-reviewed journal featuring the original essays by HSI Pathways Fellows. The first issue of the Pathways can be found here


California State University Northridge

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The University of Texas at El Paso

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Florida International University

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