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Leaders of Color in Higher Education Unrecognized Triumphs in Harsh Institutions

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ISBN-10: 0759105421

ISBN-13: 9780759105423

Edition: 2003

Authors: Leonard A. Valverde

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Based on interviews with pioneers in the field, the author draws upon their personal experiences - and his own-to examine the challenges and dilemmas facing minority members who choose the route of educational leadership. A list of helpful suggestions concerning activism, leadership style, institutional politics, mentorship, and roles are included to help those who contemplate this career path.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 10/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Introduction: Salute to the Fallen, Still Standing, and Those Yet to Come
Change, Difficulty, and Leadership
Overcoming Much Adversity
What Progress?
Leadership: Metamorphosing Higher Education and Creating a Democratic Society
The Challenges and Dilemmas in Leading
Pioneers as Educational Giants
African American Leaders: Carving Out a Path from Hard Rock
Latino Leaders: Conflicting Expectations, Si o No?
Women of Color: Double the Problems, Twice Enriched
Asian American Paradox: The "Model Minority" Still Begets Exclusion
American Indians: Noble but Still Forgotten
Professional Growth and Keeping the Faith
Lessons Learned and Consequences of Action
The Rainbow Will Appear
About the Author