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Ethnic and racial administrative diversity : understanding work life realities and experiences in higher education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

ASHE higher education report ; v. 35, no. 3, Jossey-Bass; Wiley, San Francisco; Hoboken, N.J., p.95 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb 378.08 .E68 V.35:NO.3

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8439520

Keywords:

College administrators--Selection and appointment, Education, Higher--Administration, Minorities in higher education, Multiculturalism, Universities and colleges--Administration

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction, Context, and Overview -- The importance of workforce diversity in higher and postsecondary education -- Literature and the integrated review -- Status of Ethnic and Racial Diversity in College and University Administration -- Academic leaders -- Student affairs administrators -- Barriers Encountered by Administrators of Color in Higher and Postsecondary Education -- Legal and conceptual frameworks -- Established barriers for administrators of color -- The "double burden" : a barrier specific to women of color -- Factors Influencing Engagement, Retention, and Advancement for Administrators of Color -- Employment challenges -- Success in corporate America: lessons for higher education -- Role of leadership programs -- The importance of mentoring -- What universities can do -- What individual administrators can do -- An emerging model -- Concluding Remarks Regarding the Importance of a Racially Diverse Administrative Workforce -- Emergent and aggregate challenges for administrators of color -- Directions for future research -- Implications for practice.