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Higher Education in a Global Society, Volume 5: Achieving Diversity, Equity and Excellence (Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research Policy and Praxis)

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Published by JAI Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Higher & further education,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • General,
  • Education / General,
  • Higher

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsWalter R Allen (Editor), Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth (Editor), Robert Teranishi (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9794295M
ISBN 100762311827
ISBN 109780762311828

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Higher Education in a Global Society: Achieving Diversity, Equity and Excellence | Editors: Walter R. Allen, Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, Robert T. Teranishi, Ophella C. Dano Books and journals Case studies Expert Briefings Open Access.   Higher Education in a Global Society: Achieving Diversity, Equity and Excellence ISBN: , eISBN: ISSN: XCited by: 3. First major study of equity and excellence in an era of widening participationDraws on global case studies from Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USExplores the ways institutions are raising equity aspirations whilst maintaining academic standards Across the world, higher. As the economist and former Princeton president William G. Bowen and colleagues recognized in their acclaimed book, Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education, “Society at large can build the educational scale that it requires only if its institutions of higher education tap every pool of talent.” We agree.

The present edited volume is a contribution to a European exchange on the role of higher education in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and the responses of universities to related issues and challenges. Most of the seven case studies come from EUA member universities that participated in a focus group on the. The diversity of college and university faculties has been a subject of discussion, debate, and priority for several decades—particularly since the s, when equity in higher education became a national priority as a result of the civil rights movement. The U.S. Department of Education’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Integral to furthering that mission is supporting efforts to create diverse and . Global Perspectives on Higher Education provides cogent analysis and comparative perspectives on these and other central issues affecting postsecondary education worldwide. Diversity, and the New Landscape of Higher Education. Volume 18 Financing Access and Equity in Higher Education. Volume 17 Publication Date: 11 Feb.

Higher Education in a Global Society Achieving Diversity, Equity and Excellence (Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research Policy and Praxis, Volume 5) Elsevier, The "problem of the 21st century" is rapidly expanding diversity alongside stubbornly persistent status and power inequities by race, ethnicity, gender, class, language, citizenship and region. institutions achieve three objectives central to their mission––identifying individuals with high potential, permitting students to benefit educationally from diversity on campus, and addressing long-term societal needs (Bowen and Bok, , p. ). The mission of an institution of higher education . This book offers a deep, broad, and forward-looking approach to making Diversity's Promise for Higher Education a closer, rather than a distant, reality."— Review of Higher Education "Offer[s] a multifaceted approach for colleges and universities to follow in seeking to make diversity efforts constitute a Reviews: 2. NSTA makes the following declarations to achieve gender equity. It is critical to note that, while these statements focus on preK–12 education, gender equity in higher education, the workforce, and national policy influence, and are influenced by, the active and informed participation of .