2012 Faculty Retreat | Recommended Readings

Questions?

  • Office of the Provost
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    Leonard, Room Lower Level

    Bass, Scott A.
    Provost

Mailing Address

Required Readings

  1. Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992 - 2022; Executive Summary
  2. The College of 2020 Students - Executive Summary
  3. When Labels Don't Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity; Executive Summary a report from the Pew Hispanic Center
  4. Executive Summary of the 2011-2012 University Marketing and Enrollment Taskforce
  5. Hispanic Student Enrollments Reach New Highs in 2011
  6. The Miner's Canary by Lani Guinier

Suggested Readings

Books

  • Race and Class Matters at an Elite College by Elizabeth Aries. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9781592137275
  • The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies by Scott Page Princeton: Princeton University Press, c2007. ISBN: 9780691128382

Articles

Readings for Concurrent Sessions

  • Session: The Courage to Teach: Creating a “Pro-social” Classroom
    Reading: “The Courage to Teach” by Parker J. Palmer. The National Teaching & Learning Forum. Volume 1, Number 2, 1991.