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Perrotta, Katherine – American Educational History Journal, 2018
The sixties and seventies were a time of great cultural, social, and political change in the United States. Events including civil rights demonstrations, anti-war protests, environmental movements, and gender rights sparked activism among students and young people across the country. In order for American youth to mobilize, they turned to…
Descriptors: United States History, Activism, Geographic Regions, Social Change
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Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus – American Educational History Journal, 2017
A group of private liberal arts colleges in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, formed a voluntary association called the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) in 1962 based on their self-perceived shared interests and missions. These institutions included Albion College, Antioch College, Denison University, DePauw University, Earlham College, Hope…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Educational Experience, Educational History
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Taggart, Robert J. – American Educational History Journal, 2008
Opening in 1837, Wesleyan Female Seminary became by 1855 one of the small number of colleges for women in the United States. The question is to what extent Wesleyan was a true college as that word was understood at the time, along with the wider issue of what constituted a college as the concept became transformed during the nineteenth century. In…
Descriptors: Females, Seminars, Educational History, Curriculum Design
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Duemer, Lee S. – American Educational History Journal, 2007
The integration of America's colleges and universities has often been complicated by institutions that have been committed to integration in words but not in actions. Scholarship is abundant with examples of how institutions have failed at or intentionally evaded the development of racially inclusive environments. One factor in some successful…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, African Americans, Clergy, Role