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Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy

Author : Gail L. Thompson
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Since the U.S. Civil Rights era, the racial composition of higher education has changed dramatically, resulting in an increase in the number of African American students and African American faculty in predominantly white institutions (PWI). Nevertheless, the number of African American endowed or distinguished professors remains small. Because it is difficult for African American faculty to attain these prized positions, those who have done so possess invaluable knowledge that may be beneficial to others. Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy: Personal Narratives, Advice and Strategies from Black Distinguished and Endowed Professors, fills an important niche in the canon of higher education literature. In the autobiographical chapters that follow, numerous distinguished and endowed professors (1) describe their personal journey to the distinguished or endowed professorship; (2) explain important life lessons that they learned during their journey; (3) describe their current professional goals; and (4) offer suggestions and recommendations for graduate students, untenured faculty, tenured faculty, and college/university administrators. At a time when many predominantly white higher education institutions continue to have difficulty attracting and retaining African American faculty, and African American faculty continue to struggle for full inclusion in the academy, this book is timely and needed.

Racial Battle Fatigue in Faculty

Author : Nicholas D. Hartlep
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Racial Battle Fatigue in Faculty examines the challenges faced by diverse faculty members in colleges and universities. Highlighting the experiences of faculty of color—including African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Indigenous populations—in higher education across a range of institutional types, chapter authors employ an autoethnographic approach to the telling of their stories. Chapters illustrate on-the-ground experiences, elucidating the struggles and triumphs of faculty of color as they navigate the historically White setting of higher education, and provide actionable strategies to help faculty and administrators combat these issues. This book gives voice to faculty struggles and arms graduate students, faculty, and administrators committed to diversity in higher education with the specific tools needed to reduce Racial Battle Fatigue (RBF) and make lasting and impactful change.

Black Female Teachers

Author : Abiola Farinde-Wu
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This important, timely, and provocative book explores the recruitment and retention of Black female teachers in the United States. There are over 3 million public school teachers in the US, African American teachers only comprise approximately 8 percent of the workforce. Contributions consider the implicit nuances that these teachers experience.

Words for the New Church A serial controlled by the Academy of the New Church vol 1

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Memorial Services Held at the Academy of Music Hooley s Opera House and Park Theatre Brooklyn Dec 10 1876

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Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U S Military Academy at West Point N Y

Author : George Washington Cullum
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The Academy

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The Academy and Literature

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The Academy and Literature

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The Poetical gazette; the official organ of the Poetry society and a review of poetical affairs, nos. 4-7 issued as supplements to the Academy, v. 79, Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Dec. 3 and 31, 1910

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

Author : Royal Irish Academy
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Includes also Minutes of [the] Proceedings, and Report of [the] President and Council for the year, separately published 1965/66- as its Annual report.

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

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The Academy

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Proceedings of the West Virginia Academy of Science

Author : West Virginia Academy of Science
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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Author : Thomas Benedict Clarke
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A Poem Before the Literary Societies of the New York Free Academy July 25 1853

Author : William Oland Bourne
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Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences

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Transactions of the Texas Academy of Science for Together with the Proceedings for the Same Year

Author : Texas Academy of Science
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Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science

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Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences

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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California Academy of Sciences.

Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 4th Series

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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences.