ERIC Number: ED333053
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-23
Reference Count: N/A
Meeting the National Need for Minority Scholars and Scholarship: Policies and Actions.
State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook.
This two-part document presents recommendations for meeting the national need for African American, American Indian, and Latino scholars, and reports on a conference on the role of college faculty in meeting that need. Part 1, "Meeting the National Need for Minority Scholars and Scholarship: Policies and Actions," emphasizes that college and university administrators and trustees, professional associations and accrediting agencies, and state and Federal governments, as well as faculty, determine who will be successful in scholarly careers. Recommendations and actions are suggested for the following groups: (1) federal government; (2) state governments; (3) professional and accrediting agencies; (4) institutions of higher education; and (5) faculty. A list of 25 references is included. A list of Federal goals for graduate education and a summary of successful approaches to faculty diversity in California are appended. Part 2, "Summary Report: The Stony Brook Conference on the Role of Faculty in Meeting the National Need for African American, American Indian, and Latino Scholars," summarizes a three-day conference held in November 1988 that emphasized the faculty role. Eighteen papers on the following topics are abstracted: (1) admissions and outreach; (2) mentoring; (3) enlarging the canons and boundaries of scholarship; and (4) incentives and rewards for faculty. An action agenda is suggested. A list of participants is appended. (FMW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook.