ERIC Number: ED382132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Campus Tensions in Connecticut: Searching for Solutions in the Nineties.
Connecticut State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Hartford.
This report records and expands on presentations made by 30 speakers who addressed an April 27, 1992 fact finding meeting on racial tension on college campuses in Connecticut. Section 1 describes the Tristate Project in New England and offers background information on the state and its colleges. Section 2 summarizes the remarks of opening speakers representing community and government agencies. Section 3 reports on three panels from the University of Connecticut, a student panel, an administrators panel, and a faculty panel. Section 4 reports on three similarly composed panels from Wesleyan University. Section 5 summarizes the participants' comments and their recommendations including a unanimous agreement that forms of bias related problems and tensions adversely affected each of the institutions, and that campuses need to accommodate the increasingly multicultural elements of American society. Section 6 offers findings and recommendations of the Connecticut Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Appendixes contain information on 1992 college enrollment by race, state policy regarding racism and acts of intolerance, a statement of the National Association of Scholars, and a statement by Peter B. Luh of the Asian Faculty and Staff Association. (JB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Campuses, Civil Rights, College Administration, College Environment, College Faculty, College Students, Crime Prevention, Hate Crime, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Opinions, Public Colleges, Racial Relations, Social Discrimination, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Violence
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Hartford.
Identifiers: Connecticut; Diversity (Faculty); Diversity (Student)