This new and updated second edition of Diversity and Inclusion on Campus: Supporting Students of Color in Higher Education provides an exploration of the range of college experiences, from gaining access to higher education to successfully persisting through degree programs. By bridging research, theory and practice related to the ways that peers, faculty, administrators, staff, and institutions can and do influence racially and ethnically diverse students’ experiences, Winkle-Wagner and Locks examine how and why it is imperative to have an understanding of the issues that affect students of color in higher education.
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This second edition is an invaluable resource for future and current higher education and student affairs practitioners working towards full inclusion and participation for students of color in higher education.
SECTION 1: GETTING IN; CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION: THE ACTION OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION; CHAPTER 2 – THE RACE TO COLLEGE ACCESS: GETTING IN THE STARTING GATE; CHAPTER 3 – DIVERSITY AND COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DECISIONS: ADDING EBONY TO THE IVORY TOWER; SECTION 2: GETTING THROUGH; CHAPTER 4 – THE COLLEGE TRANSITIONS PROCESS: WHEN MANY SHIPS COLLIDE; CHAPTER 5 – THE ROLE OF MINORITY SERVING INSTITUTIONS IN SHAPING DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: INCLUDING THOSE WHO WERE EXCLUDED; CHAPTER 6 – THE CAMPUS CLIMATE: DIVERSITY ON CAMPUS MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE; CHAPTER 7 – IDENTITY AND GETTING THROUGH COLLEGE: WHAT DO "I" HAVE TO DO WITH INCLUSION-AND DIVERSITY?; SECTION 3: GETTING OUT; CHAPTER 8 – DIVERSITY-AND-INCLUSION TOWARD PERSISTENCE: CROSSING TO THE OTHER SIDE; CHAPTER 9 – ACCESS TO GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS: CLIMBING UP THE TOWER; EPILOGUE; REFERENCES; INDEX
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