Reinventing Undergraduate Education: Engaging College Students in Research and Creative Activities: ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 33, Number 4
February 2008, Jossey-Bass
This is the fourth issue in the 33rd volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Executive Summary vii
Diversity in Higher Education: Perceptions, Opinions, and Views 1
Purpose and Organization of the Monograph 2
The Diversity Rationale in Higher Education 4
Public Perceptions of Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education 8
Faculty, Student, and Administrator Perceptions of Diversity 13
Diversity, Leadership, and Organizational Culture in Higher Education 23
Changing Organizational Culture 26
Leadership in Higher Education 30
Diversity and Organizational Culture 34
The Substance of Diversity Leadership in Higher Education 37
Diversity and Organizational Leadership in Higher Education 47
Leadership Models and Frameworks in Higher Education 48
Leadership as Contested Terrain in Higher Education 54
The Nexus for Diversity Leadership Strategies 60
Practicing Diversity Leadership in Higher Education 71
Higher Education's Response to Diversity Initiatives 72
Management, Leadership, and Diversity 75
Diversity Readiness and Awareness 78
Developing Capacity for Diversity Leadership 81
Cultural Proficiency and Practicing Diversity Leadership 86
Name Index 109
Subject Index 115
About the Authors 118
Kathyrine Scheuch is a doctoral candidate in higher education at Florida State University.
Robert Schwartz is associate professor of higher education in the Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies at Florida State University.
Joy Gaston Gayles is associate professor of higher education and student affairs in the Department of Adult and Higher Education at North Carolina State University.
Shaoqing Li is senior research analyst in the Office of Institutional Research at Florida A&M University.
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