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Title Hispanic-serving institutions : advancing research and transformative practice / edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano
Published New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Why study Hispanic-serving institutions? / Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, and Emily Calderón Galdeano -- Realizing the potential of Hispanic-serving institutions : multiple dimensions of organizational transformation / Sylvia Hurtado and Adriana Ruiz Alvarado -- Hispanic-serving community colleges and their role in Hispanic transfer / Anne-Marie Núñez, Gloria Crisp, and Diane Elizondo -- Institutional diversity among four-year Hispanic-serving institutions / Anne-Marie Núñez and Diane Elizondo -- Using organizational theory to study Hispanic-serving institutions : an imperative research agenda / Gina A. García -- Latina/o student characteristics and outcomes at four-year Hispanic-serving institutions (hsis), emerging HSIS, and non-HSIS / Marcela Cuellar -- The horizon of possibilities : how faculty in Hispanic-serving institutions can reshape the production and legitimization of knowledge within academia / Leslie D. Gonzales -- Enacting leadership at Hispanic-serving institutions / Laura J. Cortez -- Examining the financial resilience of Hispanic-serving institutions / Noe Ortega, Joanna Frye, Christopher J. Nellum, Aurora Kamimura, and Angela Vidal-Rodríguez -- Organizational learning for student success : cross-institutional mentoring, transformative practice, and collaboration among Hispanic-serving institutions / Sylvia Hurtado, René González, and Emily Calderón Galdeano -- Do Hispanic-serving institutions really underperform? : using propensity score matching to compare outcomes of Hispanic-serving and non-Hispanic-serving institutions / Awilda Rodríguez and Emily Calderón Galdeano
Summary Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions fills a critical gap in understanding the organizational behavior of institutions that serve large numbers of low-income, first-generation, and Latina/o students. Leading scholars on HSIs contribute chapters to this volume, exploring a wide array of topics, data sources, conc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational equalization -- United States.
Hispanic American college students.
Hispanic Americans -- Education (Higher)
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Educational equalization.
Hispanic American college students.
Hispanic Americans -- Education (Higher)
Universities and colleges -- Administration.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Galdeano, Emily Calderón, editor.
Hurtado, Sylvia, 1957- editor.
Nuñez, Anne-Marie, editor.
ISBN 1315747553