Six Tactics to Renew Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Educating Readers for the 21st Century
Dr. Smith-Ross, the editor, and her colleagues use the nine essays in this book to suggest ways to renew Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The authors are scholars, teachers, and administrators bringing their knowledge and experience to renew these American historical educational institutions.
"Over the years, there have been many articles and books written about Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
This book, on sustaining Historically Black Colleges and Universities to build on the legacy of student Success, is yet
another treatise on this very important topic. However, this book takes a perspective that is student-centered. Over the nine chapters herein, readers will be introduced to concepts that lend themselves to ways of sustaining Historically Black Colleges and Universities with a focus on student success; including adequate funding, claiming identity, research and development, faculty development, Board accountability, coaches influence, interdisciplinary programs (STEM and Social Sciences), pipe-lines programs, and student success via linking programs to
national needs. The common thread of each author is a focus on students as each concept is introduced and discussed. The end result of the chapters of this book is the development of a sustainablity model using each author’s respective “panels” that are developed into a wonderful “quilt” for student success and institutional sustainability."
Dr. Joseph H. Silver Sr.,
President, Silver & Associates
Table of Contents
Foreword by Joseph H. Silver, Sr., Ph.D., President, Silver & Associates
Chapter I: Why Historically Black Colleges and Universities?, Camacia Smith-Ross, Ed.D., Southern University and A&M College
Chapter II: Knowing Who You Are: A Push for STEM Education, Chance Glen, Ph.D., Alabama A&M University
Chapter III: Lessons Learned: Factors Influencing Public, State-Funded HBCU Board Members' Voting Behavior, and the Impact on University Sustainability, Melanie Johnson, Ph.D., Southern University and A&M College
Chapter IV: Twenty-First Century Funding: The HBCU Experience, Yolanda M. Powell-Young, Ph.D., Kentucky State University
Chapter V: Identifying and Removing Barriers to Improve Student Success Through Faculty Professional Development, Francesca Mellion-Williams, Ph.D., Southern University and A&M College, Scott Wicker, Ph.D., Kentucky State University
Chapter VI: A Framework for Analyzing Coaches' Influence on Student Athlete Success, Kiki Baker Barnes, Ph.D., Dillard University
Chapter VII: Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Cirecle Olatunji, Ph.D., Xavier University of Louisiana
Chapter VIII: Pipeline Programming: The Benefits of Dual Enrollment at HBCUs, Camacia Smith-Ross, Ed.D., Southern University and A&M College
Chapter IX: The Ideal Niche: Focusing on STEM, Mentoring and Quality Teacher Preparation, Tonya Rose, Ph.D., Southern University and A&M College, Luria S. Young, Ph.D., Southern College and A&M College
Chapter X: About the Authors
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