Models of Excellence in Multicultural Colleges and Universities

Lopez-Mulnix, Esther Elena and Mulnix, Michael William (2006) Models of Excellence in Multicultural Colleges and Universities. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 5 (1). pp. 3-21.

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The authors examine definitions of culture and philosophical and political assumptions that underlie multicultural approaches that facilitate or discourage multicultural competence. The authors discover that campus culture—determined mostly by the dominant coalition or power elite—is critical to success or failure of effective multi-cultural policies and procedures. In the literature, power is not generally acknowledged when considering multicultural competence. Thus, this preliminary work relating systems theory to institutional culture is unique in determining excellence in multiculturalism.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This author also goes by the following names: Esther Elena Lopez-Bernstein, Esther Elena Bernstein, Esther Elena Mulnix
Uncontrolled Keywords: multicultural competence institutional culture education college attrition Hispanic higher education open systems diverse campus diverse faculty multicultural faculty
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Dr. Esther Elena Mulnix
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 08:17
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2015 10:51

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