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McNairy, Francine G. – New Directions for Student Services, 1996
Examines challenges in retaining students of color and the urge by some reformers to "fix the student" rather than focusing on institutional change. Argues that institutional commitment to retention entails a willingness to revise policies, power relationships, curriculum, support services, campus climate, and environment. Offers recommendations…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Environment, College Students, Higher Education