Unearthing Promise and Potential: Our Nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities: ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 35, Number 5


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Born out of extreme racism and shepherded through the centuries byenduring hope, the nation's historically black colleges anduniversities (HBCUs) have educated countless African Americans.These institutions, which boast great diversity, are treasures thatilluminate the talent and potential of African Americans. Thisvolume provides an overview of the salient issues facing HBCUs aswell as the many contributions that these historic institutionsmake to our country as a whole.

Topics include

  1. Historic Origins of HBCUs
  2. Desegregation
  3. Students
  4. Presidental Leadership
  5. Faculty and Governance Issues
  6. Fundraising
  7. Federal and State Policy
  8. Curriculum
  9. Thoughts about the future

With suggestions for additional reading, other references and anappendix of historically black colleges and universities by, thisis a comprehensive and much-needed addition to the literature inthe field on HBCUs.

This is the fifth issue the 35th volume of the Jossey-Bassseries ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monographin the series is the definitive analysis of a tough highereducation problem, based on thorough research of pertinentliterature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified bya national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are thencommissioned to write the reports, with experts providing criticalreviews of each manuscript before publication.

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