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The University and Race Relations [microform] / Ivan Hinderaker
Bib ID 5200871
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Hinderaker, Ivan
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1969 
15 p. 
Summary

The most critical issue that the US must face is whether people of all races can work together and create a society in which equal opportunity genuinely exists for all. The racism practiced throughout the US has produced potentially destructive forces that could lead to a second civil war between outraged minority groups and the rest of society. The college campus, which is in the center of the struggle, must seek solutions for some of the problems of race. The University of California at Riverside (UCR) has made a start in this direction. The Educational Opportunity Program provides financial help, special counseling, and tutorial assistance to needy minority group students. UCR also has a special admission policy for students who do not meet regular entrance requirements but who have a good chance for academic success. The number of non-academic employees from minority groups has increased by nearly 50%, 6 non-whites have been appointed to high level decision-making positions, and there are about 4 or 5 faculty members from minority groups. The problem is more difficult in the field of academic personnel because of the degree of specialization required. This illustrates the long-range aspect of the race problem which will be solved only when more non-white students become qualified and decide to make a career of college and university teaching. Other current and future UCR commitments to the urban crisis are discussed. (WM)

Notes

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Compensatory Education.  |  Higher Education.  |  Racial Relations.  |  Educational Responsibility.  |  Equal Education.  |  Institutional Role.  |  Minority Groups.  |  Racial Discrimination.
Other authors/contributors California Univ., Riverside
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