ERIC Number: ED159287
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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Black Colleges in America: Challenge, Development, Survival.
Willie, Charles V., Ed.; Edmonds, Ronald R., Ed.
This book is compiled from revised versions of papers presented at the Black College Conference, held at Harvard University in 1976. The papers present a comprehensive analysis of what black colleges have done for themselves and for the nation and define the purposes and goals of education from the perspective of a black minority that is preparing young people for survival in a society dominated by a white majority. The book is divided into three sections: (1) the history and purpose of black colleges; (2) their administration, financing, and governance; and (3) teaching and learning in black colleges. Among the specific topics that are addressed are: (1) the historical and socio-ethical roles and responsibilities of the black colleges and their graduates; (2) the priorities of presidents of black colleges; (3) black colleges of the North; (4) the board of trustees and the black college; (5) interactions between black college faculty and their students; (6) teaching and learning in the social sciences, English, and the humanities; and (7) the performance of black students in the sciences at Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Education, College Administration, College Role, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, History, Racial Relations, Racism, Social Environment, Student Teacher Relationship
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York 10027 ($7.95)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD. Center for Minority Group Mental Health Programs.
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