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Minorities in American higher education

by Alexander W. Astin

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlexander W. Astin.
      SeriesJossey-Bass series in higher education
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3731 .A83 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3786138M
      ISBN 100875895239
      LC Control Number81048663

      The American Council on Education (ACE) periodically releases reports entitled Annual Status Report on Minorities in Higher Education. A good summary of 20 years of such reports is provided in 20 Years of Minorities in Higher Education and the ACE Annual Status Report, published in July of   American Higher Education Hits a Dangerous Milestone As younger generations become more racially diverse, many states are allocating fewer tax dollars to public colleges and universities. Ronald.

      Minorities in Higher Education This is the second edition in the special supplement This is the second edition in the special supplement series since ACE made the decision to publish a full status report biennially, with a supple-. African Americans in unately,for the first two-thirds of its history, American higher education had a decidedly apartheid-like was not until the late s that the nation finally broke through the barriers that had effectively separatedraces,religions,and gendersintoseparatecolleges. The Long Path to Higher.

        For an African-American student the opportunities are likely to be even more restricted. That is in part because of the limited curricular offerings at the 83 historically black colleges and universities offering bachelor’s degrees. Those institutions, Wikipedia reports, accounted for 13 percent of black higher education enrollment in Minorities and the Online University: /ch Throughout the literature on higher education, it has been shown that few minorities complete an undergraduate degree; even fewer complete master’s, doctoralCited by: 1.


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Minorities in American Higher Education: Recent Trends, Current Prospects and Recommendations (Jossey Bass Higher & Adult Education Series) Hardcover – June 1, by Alexander W. Astin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Alexander W. Astin Page. Find all the books Cited by: Minorities in Higher Education is a candid discussion of the issues associated with the transformation of American society and minority participation in higher education.

The book is a major contribution to the national debate on how to expand minority participation in higher education and in the social, economic, and political life of the by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Astin, Alexander W.

Minorities in American higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, (OCoLC) Separate chapters cover the following: (1) the purpose of the study, the study design, and the value premises that guided the commission's work; (2) the progressive underrepresentation of each minority group at successively higher levels of educational attainment; (3) the severe underrepresentation of minorities in certain fields such as engineering, biological sciences, and business; (4) the major Cited by: 2.

MInORITIeS In HIGHeR eDUCaTIOn: SUppLeMenT aMeRICan COUnCIL On eDUCaTIOn 3 and the number of white students increased by 14 percent to million during the past decade. Among minorities, Hispanics experi-enced the largest absolute and percent growth rate gains.

Because of increases among students of color, white students made up a declin-File Size: 1MB. Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups FEBRUARY Cristobal de Brey.

Lauren Musu. Joel McFarland. National Center for Education Statistics. Sidney Wilkinson-Flicker. Melissa Diliberti. Anlan Zhang. Claire Branstetter. Xiaolei Wang. American Institutes for Research. NCES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. Ethnic and racial disparities in education follow a pattern in which African-American, American Indian, Latino and Southeast Asian groups underperform academically, relative to Caucasians and other Asian-Americans.

While minority populations such as black and Hispanic students are on the rise numerically in higher education, their ability to enter and succeed in the college world is : Mitchell Wellman. In predominantly minority schools, which most students of color attend, schools are large (on average, more than twice as large as predominantly white schools and reaching 3, students or more.

Editorial Reviews. Essays on the transformation of American society and minority participation in higher education, covering demographic and technological changes affecting the education system, student testing and assessment, integrating computer technologies, the pivotal role of two-year colleges for minority students, and minorities in graduate : ABC-CLIO.

This book presents 19 papers on efforts to increase the participation of members of minority groups in higher education. The papers are: (1) "Demographic Trends and the Challenges to American Higher Education" (Manuel Justiz); (2) "Three Realities: Minority Life in the United States--The Struggle for Economic Equity (adapted by Don M.

Blandin); (3) *Educational Equity and the Problem of Cited by: "Minorities in Higher Education is a candid discussion of the issues associated with the transformation of American society and minority participation in higher education. The book is a major contribution to the national debate on how to expand minority participation in higher education and in the social, economic, and political life of the nation.".

Minorities in Higher Education The under-representation of minorities in higher education has long been a concern of educators. Attaining a quality higher education ensures a wider pool of career opportunities.

A good job is a crucial component in having better quality of life. To the contrary, there is much preferential treatment today that overtly favors underrepresented minorities in higher education (and often discriminates against Asian Americans) as studies by the Center for Equal Opportunity and others have documented.

Educators, both public and private, are the most politically correct people in the world. Home › HBCU's › 3 Initiatives Designed to Help Minorities Succeed in College. 3 Initiatives Designed to Help Minorities Succeed in College.

By Matthew Lynch. Octo 1. Spread the love. free higher education for any American student. Higher Education Key Data Highlights Focusing on Race and Ethnicity and Promising Practices.

November Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. Office of the Under Secretary. U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education does not mandate or prescribe practices, models, or other activities in this report.

Disparities Between Players and Coaches. In at least one corner of higher education African-American students are not underrepresented: the rosters of competitive football teams. incethe American Council on Education (ACE) has published its annual Minorities in Higher Education status report.

After much reflection and consultation with our member institutions, we have decided to publish a full status report every. The U.S. spends significantly more on education than other OECD countries.

Inthe U.S. spent 39 percent more per full-time student for elementary and secondary education. Minority representation among higher education administrations has been slowly rising over the last 15 years. The 14 percent of higher ed administrators in who belonged to racial or ethnic minority groups was up from 11 percent in.

Highlights. Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities examines the educational progress and challenges that racial and ethnic minorities face in the United States. This report shows that over time larger numbers of minorities have completed high school and continued their education in.

Two years into a demanding new era for the American education system, its defining 21st century challenge is coming into sharper focus. That new era began in .Get this from a library! Minorities in higher education. [Manuel J Justiz; Reginald Wilson; Lars G Bjork;] -- "Minorities in Higher Education is a candid discussion of the issues associated with the transformation of American society and minority participation in higher education.

The book is a major.