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The future of diversity : academic leaders reflect on American higher education / edited by Daniel Little and Satya P. Mohanty
Alternate Title Academic leaders reflect on American higher education
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Faculty authors/1st floor  LB2326.4 .F87 2010    AVAILABLE
Faculty author: Daniel Little
Subject(s) Education, Higher
Minority college students
Cultural pluralism
Multicultural education
Racism in higher education
Physical Description viii, 254 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-237) and index
Summary "In The Future of Diversity, distinguished academic leaders - heads of universities and foundations as well as faculty with valuable research and personal experience - discuss the next stage in the pursuit of democratic diversity and excellence on our campuses across the country. How can we make our universities more socially representative and open to all who wish to study? How can we create a campus culture that is more hospitable to a diverse student, staff, and faculty? What steps can we take to improve the university's relevance to our globalizing world? This volume assesses current attempts to create a positive and democratic campus culture and lays out some specific and general proposals for achieving greater success in the future"--Provided by publisher
Contents Introduction: the future of diversity / Satya P. Mohanty -- Universities and democratic culture / Nancy Cantor -- From diverse campuses to integrated campuses: how can we tell if we are "walking the walk"? / Jeffrey S. Lehman -- Is diversity without social justice enough / Michael Hames-GarcĂ­a -- Equity and excellence from three points of reference / Daniel Little -- Prestige and quality in American colleges and universities / Steven J. Diner -- Embracing the commitment to access, diversity, and equity in higher education / Muriel A. Howard -- Diversity and excellence in American higher education / Eugene M. Tobin -- Educational inequality and three ways to address it / Michael S. McPherson and Matthew A. Smith -- Consuming diversity in American higher education / Gregory M. Anderson -- College access, geography, and diversity / Teresa A. Sullivan -- Higher education and the challenge of inclusion / Marvin Krislov -- Notes from the back of the academic bus / William A. Darity, Jr. -- Constructing junior faculty of color as strugglers: the implications for tenure and promotion / Stephanie A. Fryberg
NOTE Faculty author: Daniel Little
Series Future of minority studies
Alternate Author Little, Daniel
Mohanty, Satya P. (Satya Prakash), 1954-

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