ERIC Number: ED118699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May-12
Reference Count: N/A
Progress Report on Implementation of Desegregation Plans.
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville.
Describing the major developments since January 1974 within the larger 1969-1974 context, this document focuses particular attention to changes in enrollment and faculty composition between the Fall of 1973 and of 1974. Between 1973 and 1974, enrollment of black students increased from 10.7 percent to 11.9 percent of total enrollment in Tennessee's public colleges and universities. There is progress toward better racial distribution of students as indicated by the increase in white enrollment at the State University, and increases in black students' total student body at other institutions. Although the total number of black faculty increased from 345 to 360, their proportion remains the same because of the relatively larger increase in white faculty. There is progress toward desegregation of faculties, but it is apparent that progress toward desegregation of administrative staffs has been less than in the areas of student enrollment and faculty composition. Substantial progress is seen in the Nashville segment of public higher education, as indicated by the increase in white enrollment at Tennessee State University, continued substantial enrollment of blacks at University of Tennessee at Nashville, continued improvement in faculty mix, substantial improvement in the composition of the administrative staff, and the employment of a black administrator. Appended tables include racial composition of personnel, faculties, and student enrollment. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee (Nashville)