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ERIC Number: ED376884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Creating and Maintaining a Diverse Faculty. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 87.
Harvey, William B., Ed.; Valadez, James, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n87 Fall 1994
Dealing with issues relating to creating and maintaining a diverse faculty at the community college level, this collection of articles focuses on African-American and Hispanic faculty and presents both theoretical and practical considerations for administrators and scholars. The following articles are included: (1) "The Status of Faculty in Community Colleges: What Do We Know?" by Deborah J. Carter; (2) "African American Faculty in Community Colleges: Why They Aren't There," by William B. Harvey; (3) "California Community College Faculty from Historically Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups," by Dorothy M. Knoell; (4) "Achieving Diversity among Community College Faculty," by Freddie W. Nicholas, Sr., and Arnold R. Oliver; (5) "Effective Strategies for Enhancing Minority Faculty Recruitment and Retention," by Ronald D. Opp and Albert B. Smith; (6) "Bridging the Gap: Recruitment and Retention of Minority Faculty Members," by Jerry Sue Owens, Frank W. Reis, and Kathryn M. Hall; (7) "Recruitment and Retention of Minority Faculty," by Piedad F. Robertson and Ted Frier; (8) "Minority Faculty Recruitment and Retention Strategies: The Maricopa Experience," by Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr.; (9) "Critical Perspectives on Community College Education," by James Valadez; and (10) "Sources and Information: Recruiting and Maintaining Minority Faculty," by Frankie S. Laanan. (MAB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), Employment Practices, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Personnel Policy, Personnel Selection, Racial Balance, Teacher Integration, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94101 (ISBN-0-7879-0982-2, $15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.