Working with Faculty of Color on a Predominantly White Campus

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Date:
Thu, 7 Jun 2018
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8:00am to 9:30am
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Camellia
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An increasing number of publications discuss the marginalization and oppression of faculty of color in Predominantly White institutions (PWIs). Many roadblocks for minority faculty exist in the cultures and systems of PWIs. A theoretical perspective of Whiteness is used in analysis of cultures and systems of PWIs. Whiteness in PWIs is pervasive and manifests all aspects of university campus including curriculum co-curriculum, the hidden curriculum, as well as, faculty, staff and leadership positions and physical spaces.  Recognizing Whiteness in higher education would help educational developers increase their understanding of race relationship and its implication to faculty of color at PWIs.

 

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