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Mission

The A4RC serves as a force to increase African-Americans’ entry into computing research careers, including the professoriate; support new faculty in maximizing their career potential; and produce a steady progression of role models for undergraduate students, indirectly increasing the participation of African-Americans in computing professions more generally.

Broader Impact

The aim of the Alliance is broadening participation in computing by African-Americans. Our goals are to:

  • Increase the diversity of computing graduates entering the workforce and faculty careers
  • Increase the quality of computing programs at HBCUs
  • Increase the ability of research universities to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Increase the diversity of the professoriate and the ability of HBCUs to attract excellent faculty
  • Create lasting partnerships between HBCUs and research universities
  • Create partnerships with industry in support of the goals of broadening participation in computing
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