Diverse Faculty and Staff


-       Investing in a diverse faculty and staff

Diversity Hiring Toolkit

Appalachian State University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusive excellence both locally and globally. Inclusive Excellence is the intrinsic value that a diverse population adds to the learning, teaching and decision-making processes of an institution. This toolkit contains resources to be used in faculty searches to enhance the diversity of applicant pools.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

Appalachian's Diversity and Inclusion webstie diversity.appstate.edu has resources, initiatives, policies, relevant news and more about Appalachian's commitment  to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture.

Resiliency Toolkit

Appalachian's Resiliency Toolkit has tools and examples of ways to resolve conflict, enact social change, habits for emotional and physical wellness and more for students, faculty and staff.

Educational Assistance

The University provides a Tuition Waiver and an Academic Assistance program for eligible University employees. 

College Resources

  • SAFE grants - resources that can be used to support faculty teaching, research and engagement. 
  • Summer grants - summer stipend grants to untenured, tenure-track faculty to work on scholarly research, creative projects and/or external funding proposals.