Educational Institutions

The PHD Project Association

  • Montvale, NJ
  • www.phdproject.org

Mission Statement

The PhD Project's mission is to increase workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty who encourage, mentor, support and enhance the preparation of tomorrow’s leaders.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. The PhD Project
  3. The PhD Project AHEAD
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Members of The PhD Project are minority doctoral students and faculty at business schools throughout the U.S.

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Bernard Milano

Keywords

Self-reported

Higher Education, Diversity, Minority Doctoral Programs, Ph.D.

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Also Known As

The PHD Project

EIN

20-2610773

 Number

1755159420

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Minority Rights (R22)

Minority Rights (R22)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Since our inception in 1994, we have more than tripled the number of minority business professors in the U.S., creating role models and mentors that are changing the face of business higher education.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The PhD Project Association provides resources to all major business disciplines, and includes more than 3,500 participants. The five PhD Project Minority Doctoral Students Associations (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management and Marketing) are affinity "subgroups" that support each specific business discipline and include approximately 1,200 members. Beneficiaries of both are under-represented minority groups (African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American.)

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

The PhD Project

Our primary program consists of activities to identify underrepresented minorities and encourage them to consider becoming business school professors to serve as role models and mentors for minority business students,

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Blacks

Hispanics

Budget

$2,140,000.00

Program 3

The PhD Project AHEAD

Program developed to Achieve Higher Education Administration Diversity - encourage our tenured faculty to consider careers in higher education administration.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Blacks

Hispanics

Budget

$10,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Members of The PhD Project are minority doctoral students and faculty at business schools throughout the U.S.

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Financials

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THE PHD PROJECT ASSOCIATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

The PHD Project Association

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Bernard Milano

BIO

Bernard J. Milano is the President of the nationally recognized PhD Project, a program developed to improve the diversity of business school faculty. Since the program was created in 1994, the number of African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American professors in U.S. business schools has more than tripled. He is also a CPA, serves as a Trustee and President of the KPMG Foundation and the KPMG Disaster Relief Fund. He is on the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of the Points of Light Foundation and Students in Free Enterprise. Bernie serves as chairman of the North Carolina A&T Dean's Executive Advisory Board.

Governance

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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