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Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Teranishi, Robert T. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
This mixed methods study examines the institutional mechanisms related to ethnicity that shape the differential experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students. By conducting in-depth interviews with AAPI students as well as analyzing data from the University of California Undergraduate Experience Survey, this study sought to…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Campuses, College Environment, Asian American Students
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Museus, Samuel D.; Yi, Varaxy; Saelua, Natasha – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Low persistence and degree completion rates continue to plague higher education, and students of color persist at even lower rates than their White peers. Research has linked greater sense of belonging in college to increased intentions to persist to graduation. However, research on how culturally relevant and responsive campus environments…
Descriptors: Campuses, College Environment, Sense of Community, Student College Relationship
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Gasman, Marybeth; Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Conrad, Clifton F. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015
In this article, we provide an overview--a primer--of the rise of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) as context for understanding the contemporary place of these institutions in our broader system of higher education. We also demonstrate how the emergence and the evolution of MSIs stem from our nation's struggle to provide equal educational…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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Maramba, Dina C.; Palmer, Robert T.; Yull, Denise; Ozuna, Taryn – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015
Although research has shown that more Asian American and Latino students are choosing to attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), no research has offered insight into what motivates students from these demographics to enroll in these institutions. Given this, the authors explored the college choice process for Asian American…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Choice
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Yeung, Fanny P.; Johnston, Marc P. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2014
This study explored the influences of a racially biased incident targeting Asian students at a compositionally diverse public research institution on the U.S. West coast after an unplanned incident that occurred during data collection of the Diverse Learning Environments survey. This occurrence created a unique opportunity to explore how 2 cohorts…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Racial Bias, Research Universities, Data Collection