Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Recent Trends
Gasman, Marybeth, Baez, Benjamin, Drezner, Noah D., Sedgwick, Katherine V., et al., Academe
The report that follows, prepared by a subcommittee of the Association's Commitee on Historically Black Institutions and Scholars of Color, was approved in November 2006 by the committee for publication.
The nation's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are diverse. Although we discuss them as a category based on their historical racial makeup, these institutions are in fact quite different from one another. According to the government's definition, black colleges are bound together by the fact that they were established prior to 1964 (the year of the Civil Rights Act) with the express purpose of educating African Americans. These institutions, of which there are …
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Publication information: Article title: Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Recent Trends. Contributors: Gasman, Marybeth - Author, Baez, Benjamin - Author, Drezner, Noah D. - Author, Sedgwick, Katherine V. - Author, et al. - Author. Magazine title: Academe. Volume: 93. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 2007. Page number: 69+. © American Association of University Professors Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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