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Ru Student & Professional Organizations

Rutgers University provides over 400 student organizations. These groups range from academic to social action organizations and include the student government of the University. Below is a sample of some of the organizations that students may take part in. A full listing of student organizations can be found at

Rutgers Student Life 


Black Student Union 


Black Men's Collective 

Minority Business Students Association 

National Association of Black Accountants - New Brunswick Student Chapter 

Black Voice/Carta Latina 

Paul Robeson Cultural Center 

Center for African Studies 

Department of Africana Studies 

Global Literacy Project 










Rutgers University Muslim Alumni Association (RUMAA) 



RU Academic and Administrative Units

Rutgers provides several academic and administrative units that reflect the multinational and multicultural world in which we live. The departments, programs, centers, institutes, and offices can be found by visiting the following Rutgers University website at

American Academy of Religion 

Status of Racial & Ethnic Minorities in the Profession 

American Anthropological Association 

Minority Dissertation Fellowship 

American Chemical Society 

Committee on Minority Affairs 

American Economic Association 

Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession 

Minority Job Market Candidates for Fall 2009 

American Education Research Association 

Committee on Scholars of Color in Education 

American Historical Society 

Committee on Minority Historians 

Equity for Minority Historians in the Academic History Workplace: A Guide to Best Practices 

American Institute for Chemical Engineering 

Minority Affairs Committee 

Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students 

American Mathematical Society 

Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences 

American Philological Association 

Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology 

American Philosophical Association 

Committee on Inclusiveness in the Profession 

Committee on Black Philosophers 

American Physical Society 

Minorities in Physics 

American Political Science Association 

Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession 

Educational, Professional, and Minority Initiatives 

Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section 

Report of Task Force on Inequality and American Democracy (2004) 

Survey of African American Portrayal in Introductory Textbooks in American Government/Politics 

American Psychological Association 

Minority Fellowship Program 

Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs 

Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues 

Information for Students with Diverse Backgrounds 

American Society of Criminology 

Directory of Minority PhD Criminologists 

Division on People of Color and Crime 

Undergraduate Student Minority/Mentor Research Grant 

Graduate Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities 

American Sociological Association 

Committee on Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Sociology 

Discussion Group: Race, Gender, and Class 

American Statistical Association 

Committee on Minorities in Statistics 

Directory of Minority Statisticians 

American Studies Association 

Ethnic Studies Committee 

Minority Scholars Committee 

Association of American Law Schools 

Report - Perspectives on Diversity: AALS Special Commission on Meeting the Challenges of Diversity in an Academic Democracy 

Report - The Racial Gap in the Promotion to Tenure of Law Professors 

Center for Black Music Research 

CBMR Web Site 

College Art Association 

Committee on Diversity Practices 

Linguistic Society of America 

Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics Committee 

Modern Language Association 

Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada 

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering 

NACME Web Site 

National Society of Black Engineers 

NSBE Web Site 

Society of Biblical Literature 

Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee 

Society for Cinema and Media Studies 

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Media 

Society of Dance History Scholars 

Ethnicity and Dance Working Group 

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 

Diversity Advisory Committee 

Society for Music Theory