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Are Black colleges needed?

Gerald Anthony Foster

Are Black colleges needed?

an at risk/prescriptive guide

by Gerald Anthony Foster

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Morris Pub. in Kearney, NE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American universities and colleges.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-62).

    Statementby Gerald A. Foster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC2781 .F67 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL621498M
    ISBN 100964658917
    LC Control Number96220417
    OCLC/WorldCa36011945

      From the start, black colleges depended upon white philanthropy and later state government for financial support. They enjoyed a pure monopoly on African-American students and faculty members. And almost single-handedly, they created the nation’s black middle class, comprising teachers, doctors, lawyers, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs.   More than American institutions are classified by the government as historically black colleges and universities through a formal program intended “to overcome the effects of discriminatory treatment and to strengthen and expand the capacity of historically black colleges and universities to provide quality education.”. This week The Choice has asked two .

    Read this book on Questia. If Black colleges and universities wish to survive in the competitive and economically stressed education environment of the 21st century, they would do well to respond to some of the pressures for reform that the general school structures are undergoing, in particular population diversification.   The status of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is among the most pressing issue-related challenges of educational equity, diversity, and access in American higher education. How HBCUs are positioned financially, politically, and intellectually continues to evoke criticism and support.

    In this ranking, we strive to help students considering a bachelor’s degree from historically black colleges and universities. With so many programs, options, and schools available, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and confused, particularly if a student does not have a specific career path in mind. Rising from a historic environment of legal segregation, [ ]. New initiatives with Black colleges and universities by the U.S. Agency for International Development / M. Peter McPherson --Black colleges are crucial to American democracy / Walter F. Mondale --Black colleges must help America redefine integration / Joseph Lowery --Team involvement needed for a successful Federal grant-writing effort.


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