ERIC Number: EJ614264
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Does Racial Diversity Matter?: The Educational Impact of a Racially Diverse Undergraduate Population.
Chang, Mitchell J.
Journal of College Student Development, v40 n4 p377-95 Jul-Aug 1999
Using data from a national survey of colleges and universities, examines the educational benefits of having a racially diverse student population. Results indicate a racially diverse student body has a positive effect on educational outcomes through its effects on diversity-oriented student activities and experiences. Discusses benefits of racial diversity within the context of institutional commitment to optimize racial encounters. (Contains 76 references and 5 tables.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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