ERIC Number: ED164666
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Selected Conference Proceedings from the Conference on The Future of Minority Centers, February 23-24, 1978.
Taylor, Charles, Ed.
This document contains presentations made at a conference which was held to address problems and concerns of professional staff members working with minority students in predominantly white colleges. Issues addressed include: (1) the validity of minority student programs at predominantly white institutions; (2) budget justification for minority student programs; (3) Indian attitudes toward and participation in multicultural programs; (4) educational opportunities for minority students; (5) bilingual programs; (6) a cultural training center proposal; (7) increasing black enrollment in minority student programs; (8) educational strategies employed in minority programs; (9) problems encountered by minority programs such as State and/or Federal funding, staff problems, accountability, and lack of student participation; and (10) the art of proposal development. The text of a speech by Kwame Salter on the future of multiculturalism is also included. Recommendations made by the participants for improving communication between minority administrators, faculty, students, and minority community centers are listed. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Blacks, College Students, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, Minority Group Teachers, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Student Needs, Student Participation, Student Teacher Relationship
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Oshkosh. Multicultural Education Center.
Identifiers: Minority Centers