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ERIC Number: EJ818963
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-30
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1557-5411
Diversity Now
Hill, Raven
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, v25 n19 p10-11 Oct 2008
Like many institutions looking to respond to Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination and open its doors to minorities in a meaningful way, University of Illinois jumped head first into an ambitious plan, known as Project 500, to enroll 500 Black freshmen. In this article, the author features the story of Patricia McKinney Lewis, who was one of the students to enroll through Project 500. As the University of Illinois prepares to commemorate the anniversary of Project 500, alumni and faculty say they remain gratified by its legacy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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