ERIC Number: EJ1021981
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Why We Can't Wait: Diversity Planning in Community Colleges
Burke, Lewis H., Jr.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v37 n11 p839-843 2013
One of the seminal issues facing community colleges across the nation is how to promote diversity planning across the institutions as a vehicle for achieving organizational change. As community colleges continue to reach record enrollment growth, organizational planning that encompasses diversity will be a key component to serving the needs of changing campus communities. This article explores diversity planning as an integral component of institutional effectiveness in responding to the changing demographics within community colleges. The author explores five steps to developing and implementing a diversity plan within these institutions.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Organizational Change, College Planning, Ethnic Diversity, Program Development, Program Implementation, Multicultural Education, Change Strategies, Educational Practices, Cultural Pluralism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
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