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Hollis, Leah P. – Online Submission, 2015
Few studies have examined the extent of workplace bullying in American higher education; however, a 2015 study confirmed that 62% of respondents (n = 401) were affected by workplace bullying 18 months prior to the study (Hollis 2015). A closer examination of the women respondents (n = 281) revealed that 71% of the women in this subset faced…
Descriptors: Bullying, Work Environment, Females, Women Faculty
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Johnson, Lakitta – Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 2013
Since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the retention of African American students at predominately White colleges and universities continues to be problematic. Although many of these institutions have implemented retention programs for African American students, few have incorporated a comprehensive program that utilizes multi-program…
Descriptors: African American Students, School Holding Power, Qualitative Research, African American Achievement
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Hanks, Lawrence J.; Sullivan, Jas; Spencer, Sara B.; Rogers, Elgin – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The literature opposed to affirmative action in hiring, granting tenure and promotion in the university claims that it lowers standards. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that in the decades prior to the institutionalization of affirmative action in the Academy, hiring, tenure and promotion standards were quite lax--resembling an "old boys…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Personnel Selection, Tenure, Promotion (Occupational)