The PhD Project was founded on the premise that advancements in workplace diversity could be propelled forward by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Today, The PhD Project’s expansive network of supporters helps African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans attain their business PhD, and become the professors who will mentor the next generation of leaders.
Since its inception, The PhD Project has been responsible for the increase in the number of Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans earning a business PhD from 294 to 1,517, of whom 1,303 are teaching in U.S. colleges and universities today. There are close to 300 underrepresented minorities currently enrolled in doctoral programs, who will take their place at the front of the classroom over the next few years.
Since 1994, AACSB has been a proud supporter of the effort to increase diversity and inclusion in business education—and the workplace.
Learn more about The PhD Project and its impact in business education.
Learn more about The PhD Project initiatives and success stories:
Attracting Minority PhD
Minority Faculty Retention
in Business Schools
The PhD Project and the
Importance of Mentoring