TITLE

What's in a number?: Implications for African American female faculty at predominantly white

AUTHOR(S)
Phelps, Rosemary E.
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Innovative Higher Education;Summer95, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the issues and concerns associated with the author's experiences as an African American female faculty member in a predominantly white college or university. Positive and negative aspects of the situations; Strategies for empowerment and professional development; Comparisons made by colleagues and students.
ACCESSION #
9508022191

 

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