Understanding Minority-Serving Institutions

ISBN-10: 0791473600

ISBN-13: 9780791473603

Edition: 2008

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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 3/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 349
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner is a Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Lincoln Professor of Ethics and Education, and Doctoral Program Director for Higher and Postsecondary Education at Arizona State University. Recognizing her exemplary scholarship, Turner is the 2009 Recipient of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Scholars of Color in Education Distinguished Career Contribution Award and the 2009 AERA Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Lifetime Scholarship, the 2008 Recipient of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Foundations of Minority-Serving Institutions
On Minority-Serving Institutions
Minority-Serving Institutions: A Historical Backdrop
Minority-Serving Institutions: Selected Institutional and Student Characteristics
Shall I Compare Thee? Reflections on Naming and Power
Context-Specific Trends and Challenges
Arguing for a Different View: Deaf-Serving Institutions as Minority-Serving
Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Closeted Identity and the Production of Equitable Outcomes for Latino/a Students
Tribal Colleges and Universities: Identity, Invisibility, and Current Issues
Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions: Historical Perspectives and Future Prospects
Donde Estan Los Hombres?: Examining Success of Latino Male Students at Hispanic-Serving Community Colleges
Another Side of the Percent Plan Story: Latino Enrollment in the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Sector in California and Texas
Faculty Development at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Current Priorities and Future Directions
Groundwork for Studying Governance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
HBCU's Institutional Advantage: Returns to Teacher Education
Interconnections and Common Issues
Social Justice at Historically Black and Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Mission Statements and Administrative Voices
Student Engagement and Student Success at Historically Black and Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Teaching Latino, African American, and Native American Undergraduates: Faculty Attitudes, Conditions, and Practices
Considering the Federal Classification of Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Coalition Formation among Minority-Serving Institutions
The Adversity of Diversity: Regional Associations and the Accreditation of Minority-Serving Institutions
List of Contributors
Index
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