Equal Opportunity Officer: Peaches Valdes (email@example.com)
Off Campus Resources
The AAC&U's(Association of American Colleges & Universities) Diversity Web offers a compendium of campus practices and resources on institutional leadership, curriculum change, faculty, student and staff development, campus climate, recent research, political and legal issues, and more.
CHAS (Consortium on High Achievement and Success) is composed of 34 private, select liberal arts colleges and small universities dedicated to promoting high achievement, leadership and personal satisfaction of students on member campuses, with a focus on promoting success among students of color.
The Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement ( UC Berkeley) serves as a place of reflection on issues of disability. The audio, video and manuscript materials of this collection help to preserve the legal and political history of people with disabilities in America.
The Center for Teaching and Learning (University of Minnesota) offers a collection of resources for multicultural teaching and learning, including links to mentoring tips, faculty classroom resources, suggested responses to discrimination, cultural/ethnic disparities in the classroom and suggestions on how to handle them, and more. This site was developed in collaboration with the Center's Multicultural Teaching and Learning Fellows, and the College of Education Committee on Diversity.
We are Reading:
Borrego, Susan E. "Class on Campus: Breaking the Silence Surrounding Socioeconomics." ; Diversity&Democracy ; Fall 2008 ; 11:3 ; 1-3.
Dey, Eric L., Molly C. Ott, Mary Antonaros, et al. Engaging Diverse Viewpoints: What is the Campus Climate for Perspective-Taking? AAC&U, 2010.
Diversity&Democracy ; Fall 2008 ; 11. [This entire issues "suggests methods to create more inclusive campus cultures, while providing students with a lens that enhances their ability to effect change, both in college and beyond."
Steele, Claude M. "A Threat in the Air: How Stereotypes Shape Intellectual Identity and Performance." ; American Psychologist ; June 1997 ; 52:6 ;613-626.
Steele, Claude. "Thin Ice: Stereotype threat and Black College Students." The Atlantic Monthly; Aug. 1999 ; 284:2 ; 44-54.
Bosson, Jennifer K, Ethan L. Haymovitz, and Elizabeth C. Pinel. "When saying and doing diverge: The effects of stereotype threat on self-reported versus non-verbal anxiety." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; 40 (2004); 247-255.
Conaway, Carrie. "a psychological effect of stereotypes." Regional Review Quarterly; 2004 ; 40-4.
Ancis, Julie R, William E. Sedlacek, and Jonathan J. Mohr. "Student Perceptions of Campus Cultural Climate by Race." Journal of Counseling and Development: JCD ; Spring 2000; 78:2 ; 180-185.
Hurtado, Sylvia. "The Campus Racial Climate." Journal of Higher Education ; 63:5 ; Sept./Oct., 1992 ; 539-569.
Nora, Amaury and Alberto F. Cabrera. "The Role of Perceptions of Prejudice and Discrimination on the Adjustment of Minority Students to College." Journal of Higher Education ; 67:2 ; Mar./Apr. 1996 ; 119-148.
Rankin, Susan R. and Robert D. Reason. "Differing Perceptions: How Students of Color and White Students Perceive Campus Climate for Underrepresented Groups." Journal of College Student Development ; 46:1 ; Jan./Feb., 2005 ; 43-61.