ERIC Number: EJ760466
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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Miami Redskins: Deciding about a University Nickname
Risser, Paul G.
New Directions for Higher Education, n128 p73-83 Win 2004
The decision whether to keep or to change a university's nickname is an "intense no-win situation" for a new president. To some, the name is racist and insensitive; to others, it reflects great pride and tradition.
Descriptors: College Presidents, Higher Education, American Indians, Power Structure, Politics of Education, Conflict, Racial Bias, Social Influences, Debate, Group Dynamics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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