This book examines the changing influences of diversity in American higher education. The volume offers evidence and recommendations to positively shape inclusive learning and engagement of students, faculty, staff and community across the complex terrains of urban, suburban, and rural organizations within higher education today. Chapters highlight critical collaborations across student affairs and academic affairs, and delve into milestones addressing access, retention, engagement, and thriving within distinctive institutional types (e.g., research, liberal arts, community colleges, Minority Serving Institutions). Authors also explore the nuanced changes occurring against the contemporary backdrop of COVID-19 experiences including the rise of anti-Asian racism, the salience of implicit biases, and the disparate access to and impacts of health services. Essential chapters refocus our consideration about the trajectories of historically underrepresented groups and their peers (including, African Americans, Hispanic/Latino, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities and those identifying as LGBTQ+, undocumented students, and women) in American higher education.
Presents a variety of different approaches to diversity studies including case analysis and historical review
Provides evidence-based data on new and emerging topics related to diversity
Examines diversity in higher education offering a framework for practitioners and researchers
Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, Ph.D., serves in leadership at the University of California, Irvine, with over 20 years of experience in higher education administration, research, and teaching. She explores diversity and organizational change issues by bringing evidence into practice and exploring person-environment fit across values to improve individual and institutional success.
Examining Diversity, Change, and Urbanization in Higher Education.- Student Affairs-Academic Affairs Collaborations to Support Diverse Communities.- Anti-Asian Racism in the COVID Era: Implications for Higher Education.- Latin College Students' Diversity and Intersectionality: Future Directions for Research and Practice.- Click to Connect: An Ethic of Care Approach to Serving First-Generation Students Online.- Engaging LGBTQ+ Students on College Campuses in Urban and Urban-Emerging Settings.- An Inside Voice Fighting for the Outsiders: Student Engagement, Purpose, and Legacy on Boards of Higher Education.- Investigating the *Community in Community Colleges: The Role of Context for Undocumented College Students.- Advancing Equal Pay in Higher Education: An Intersectional Examination of Structures, Socialization, and Solutions to Close the Gender Wage Gap.- #SocialEquityMatters: A Multimodal Approach to Strengthening Student Success through Innovation.- Leveling the Playing Field for Students with Disabilities in Online Opportunities.- Indigenizing Narratives and Honoring Place in Academia.- The Lessons We Learn from African American Striving in US Higher Education.Toward an Inclusive Excellence University: Building a University Culture Where Black People Thrive in the University of California.- Going Forward.