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Gilbert, Juan – Journal of College Admission, 2008
After the 2003 U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the University of Michigan admission cases, which struck down racial preferences and quotas in Michigan's undergraduate and law school admission, several groups have challenged race-conscious admission, school placement policies and academic support programs. Even the federal government has challenged…
Descriptors: Race, Law Schools, Computer Software, Affirmative Action
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Cunniff, Daniel T. – College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 2007
This paper addressed the need for continued awareness on the part of Educational Administrators as to their legal responsibilities as instructional leaders and custodians of the students under their supervision. Research revealed that school administrators unknowingly are violating the law everyday. Courts are keeping a close eye on school…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Courts, Court Litigation
Albright, Robert L.; Neely, George, Jr. – 1987
Two addresses presented at a conference of top administrators of traditionally black colleges are presented. In "The Clarion Call: Imperatives for the Pursuit of Excellence," Robert J. Albright discusses urgent issues in the survival and strengthening of historically black institutions. The paper begins by examining the significance of…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Black Colleges, Case Studies, Change Strategies
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Brooker-Gross, Susan R. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1991
Presents a case study using a novel to teach of racial, gender, and class bias. Urges use of fiction in teaching geography as a way of introducing students to the ambiance of time and place. Stresses ability of fiction to hold students' interest. Explains that small groups of students research the geography of the novels. (DK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Human Geography