Black Colleges and Universities Essay by The Research Group

Black Colleges and Universities
Their role and importance in higher education. Including organizational analysis (structural, human resource, political, symbolic), positive and negative effect on society and black students.
# 21199 | 2,025 words | 9 sources | 1994 | US
Published on Feb 24, 2003 in Education (Higher) , African-American Studies (General)

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"The Role of Public HBCUs in the Higher Education System

This paper will discuss the role played by historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in higher education in the United States. The position of this paper is that HBCUs continue to play an important role in the higher education system in this country, despite the process of desegregation which began forty years ago. The first part of the paper will examine HBCUs under four organizational theories. The second part of the paper will discuss the underlying assumptions and issues involving the continuing existence of HBCUs. The third part of the paper will look at some of the data concerning the positive effect HBCUs have on black students. The final part of the paper will summarize the opposing arguments concerning HBCUs and present an argument in favor of the continued existence of HBCUs."

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