ERIC Number: EJ545735
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
The Challenge for Higher Education: Retaining Students of Color.
McNairy, Francine G.
New Directions for Student Services, n74 p3-14 Sum 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 for improving retention rates. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "Leveling the Playing Field: Promoting Academic Success for Students of Color."