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The five things no one will tell you about why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color

It’s time for higher ed to change its ways


“The reason we don’t have more faculty of color among college faculty is that we don’t want them. We simply don’t want them.”

While giving a talk about Minority Serving Institutions at a recent higher education forum, I was asked a question pertaining to the lack of faculty of color at many majority institutions, especially more elite institutions ...


http://hechingerreport.org/five-things-no-one-will-tell-colleges-dont-hire-faculty-color/


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Clyde C Coger Jr

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Why the gap between minority and white college graduates is growing
The gap in B.A. degrees between white and Hispanic students grew from 9% in 1974 to 20% in 2014


... Students of color are also less likely to have access to advanced high school courses and guidance counselors — two important resources that can help prepare students to apply to and enroll in college.

Once black and Hispanic students get to college, they’re more likely to enroll in less-selective schools that often don’t have the resources to offer the specialized attention or state-of-the-art facilities that help students get through. Of the students who entered college during the 2003-2004 academic year, black and Hispanic students made up just 20% of those who completed school within six years, the report found ...


http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-the-gap-between-minority-and-white-college-graduates-is-growing-2016-11-18?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo


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