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Fincher, Mark; Katsinas, Stephen; Bush, V. Barbara – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2010
Many colleges and universities are expected to produce more graduates while responding to an increasing level of racial and ethnic diversity among students. While the importance of diversity within executive management leadership teams may be accepted among nonprofit higher education institutions, the connection between diversity among the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, College Students, Minority Groups
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Jauregui, John Andrew; Slate, John R. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2010
In this study, these researchers explored Texas borderland community colleges' institutional policies and factors impacting the access, retention, and educational achievement of undocumented students. Exploratory case studies were conducted on three Texas borderland community colleges in an effort to uncover emergent themes and constructs…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Undocumented Immigrants, Academic Achievement, Performance Factors
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Glenn, Frank S. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2004
The purposes of this study were to ascertain which Texas public community colleges have been able to graduate the highest percentages of black males and to analyze the factors contributing to that achievement. An institutional questionnaire was developed, designed to elicit information regarding policies and/or practices directly related to the…
Descriptors: Males, Graduation Rate, Case Studies, Academic Persistence