ERIC Number: ED447766
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Minorities in Higher Education, 1997-1998: Sixteenth Annual Status Report.
Wilds, Deborah J.; Wilson, Reginald
This report summarizes the most recent data on key indicators of progress in American higher education. Eight sections focus on the following: high school completion (African Americans, Hispanics, and high school dropout rates); college participation and educational attainment (African Americans, Hispanics, and educational attainment); college enrollment (African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians); college graduation rates (African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians); degrees conferred (African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians); degrees conferred by field (African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, American Indians, doctoral degrees, and doctoral degrees by field); employment in higher education (general trends, African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians); and admissions in higher education: measuring cognitive and noncognitive variables (cognitive admissions measures, noncognitive variables as supplements to cognitive measures of student success, concerns about the use of noncognitive measures and future research, creativity, and racial, cultural, and gender identity). A set of 25 tables present data on minority students and faculty. (Contains 100 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian American Students, Black Students, Cognitive Measurement, College Admission, College Applicants, College Attendance, College Faculty, College Students, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Dropout Rate, Educational Attainment, Enrollment Trends, Graduation, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Minority Groups, Tables (Data)
American Council on Education Fulfillment Service, Department 191, Washington, DC 20055-0191 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Bottling Corp. Foundation, Cincinnati, OH.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. Office of Minorities in Higher Education.