ERIC Number: ED297624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
From Access to Achievement: Strategies for Urban Institutions. Proceedings from a National Invitational Conference (Los Angeles, California, November 15-17, 1987).
de los Santos, Alfredo G., Jr., Ed.
An overview is provided of the discussion at the conference, as well as edited versions of the keynote address and nine commissioned papers prepared as background for the working sessions: "Achieving Quality and Equality" (Donald M. Stewart); "Financial Aid and Ethnic Minorities" (Jacob O. Stampen and Robert H. Fenske); "Minority Education Opportunities: Mixed and Qualified Messages of Recent Supreme Court Decisions" (Monique Weston Clague); "Demographic Facts and Educational Consequences in the Five Southwestern States" (Leobardo F. Estrada); "Minority Degree Achievement and the State Policy Environment" (Patrick Callan); "Four-Year College and University Environments for Minority Degree Achievement" (Patricia Crosson); "Facilitating Degree Achievement by Minorities: The Community College Environment" (Arthur M. Cohen); "Improving Black Student Access and Achievement in U.S. Higher Education" (Walter R. Allen); "Faculty Issues Affecting Minorities in Higher Education" (James E. Blackwell); and "Administrative Commitments and Minority Enrollments: College President's Goals for Quality and Access" (Robert Birnbaum). References are provided for individual papers. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Administrative Policy, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, College Environment, College Faculty, Colleges, Community Colleges, Court Litigation, Demography, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Enrollment, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Universities
National Center for Postsecondary Governance and Finance, CSS Building, Room 4114, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.; National Center for Postsecondary Governance and Finance, College Park, MD.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.