ERIC Number: ED330263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Minority Recruitment Admissions & Retention in Postsecondary Education.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This pamphlet summarizes the legal requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as they pertain to minority recruitment and admissions at colleges and universities which receive Federal assistance. It describes steps taken by some of these institutions to enhance the recruitment, admissions, and retention of minority students. Among the 54 practices listed are the following: (1) using minority employees, students, faculty, and alumni as recruiters or members of recruiting teams; (2) developing cooperative arrangements with minority churches, community groups, professional organizations, etc., to cosponsor recruitment programs; (3) ensuring minority representation on admissions committees; (4) making financial aid information available in other languages as well as English; (5) conducting workshops in faculty-minority student relations; and (6) conducting exit interviews with minority students to identify problem areas. The pamphlet also provides a list of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights regional offices throughout the country. (GLR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI