ERIC Number: ED372716
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Minorities in Higher Education.
Justiz, Manuel J., Ed.; And Others
This book presents 19 papers on efforts to increase the participation of members of minority groups in higher education. The papers are: (1) "Demographic Trends and the Challenges to American Higher Education" (Manuel Justiz); (2) "Three Realities: Minority Life in the United States--The Struggle for Economic Equity (adapted by Don M. Blandin); (3) *Educational Equity and the Problem of Assessment" (Alexander W. Astin); (4) "Minorities and the New Information Technologies: Barriers and Opportunities" (Paul Resta); (5) "Financial Aid Strategies for Improving Minority Student Participation in Higher Education" (Arthur Hauptman and Patricia Smith); (6) "Funding Doctoral Studies for Minorities" (Sara Melendez); (7) "Clearing the Pathway: Improving Opportunities for Minority Students to Transfer" (Laura I. Rendon and Amaury Nora); (8) "The Transfer Function: Building Curricular Roadways across and among Higher Education Institutions" (Alison R. Bernstein and Judith S. Eaton); (9) "Hispanic Student Achievement" (Richard Duran); (10) "Progress of Hispanics in American Higher Education" (Alfredo de los Santos, Jr. and Anthony Rigual); (11) "The Participation of African Americans in American Higher Education" (Reginald Wilson); (12) "Maintaining the Competitive Tradition" (N. Joyce Payne); (13) "Higher Education Issues in Native American Communities" (Clara Sue Kidwell); (14) "Higher Education Issues in the Asian American Community" (Bob H. Suzuki); (15) "Assessment in Higher Education and the Preparation of Minority Teachers" (Manual Justiz and Marilyn Kameen); (16)"Minorities in Graduate Education: A Need to Regain Lost Momentum" (Mark Clark and Hector Garza); (17) "The Impasse on Faculty Diversity in Higher Education: A National Agenda" (Shirley Vining Brown); (18) "Equity in Higher Education: The State Role" (Patrick M. Callan); and (19) "An Optimistic Sense of Possibility" (Frank Newman). Papers contain references. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Demography, Doctoral Programs, Economic Factors, Educational Trends, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Government Role, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Information Technology, Minority Groups, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Education, Transfer Policy, Transfer Programs, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397 ($34.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.