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Diversity's promise for higher education: Making it work

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, p.333 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LC3727 .S65 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8388787

Keywords:

Minorities--Education (Higher)--United States, Minority college students--United States, Multiculturalism--United States

Notes:

"In Diversity's Promise for Higher Education, (Daryl Smith) analyzes how diversity is practiced today and offers new recommendations for effecting lasting and meaningful change. Smith argues that in the next generation of work on diversity, student population mix and performance will no longer be acceptable indicators of an institution's diversity effectiveness. To become more relevant to society, the nation, and the world while remaining true to their core mission, institutions must begin to see diversity, like technology, as central to teaching and research. She proposes a set of practices that will help colleges and universities embrace diversity as a tool for institutional success."