ERIC Number: ED031350
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Conference on Increasing Opportunities for Mexican American Students in Higher Education (Los Angeles Harbor College, California, May 15-17, 1969).
Franklin, Mayer J., Ed.; And Others
The conference was conducted in order to propose solutions to the problems that confront the Mexican American student in higher education in areas of recruitment, retention, and financial assistance. Colleges and universities from 5 Southwestern states sent teams (student, faculty member, administrator, junior college representative, high school counselor, and representative of the Mexican American community) to participate in the conference. The conference proceedings present: the keynote address given by Armando Rodriguez, Chief of Mexican American Affairs Unit in the U. S. Office of Education; selected remarks by various participants; and an address by Philip Montez, Regional Director, Los Angeles, United States Civil Rights Commission. Suggestions taken from the general session, the problems and issues discussed in the workshops, and the resolutions passed by the conference are given. Selected remarks from the closing address given by Father Henry J. Casso, Vicar of Urban Affairs, San Antonio, Texas, conclude the report. (CM)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, College Admission, Conference Reports, Counseling, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems, Equal Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Higher Education, Mexican Americans, School Holding Power, Sensitivity Training, Testing, Workshops
United Mexican American Students (UMAS), California State College, Long Beach, California 90801.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Coll., Long Beach.