Strongest Minority Representation in Oxy History Due to Little-Publicized Committee

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Title

Strongest Minority Representation in Oxy History Due to Little-Publicized Committee

Subject

This article describes how a group of students aided Admissions in recruiting minority student to Occidental College

Description

The Minority Admissions Committee formed two years ago recruited 24 of 28 minority students. The committee was formed with the idea of diversifying the occidental student body. Occidental gave special attention to recruiting minority students. The Rockefeller Grant provided money for minority scholarships. Occidental saw this as a positive change and felt that the school could now compete with other institutions.

Creator

Gene Grigsby

Source

Occidental College Special Collections & College Archives

Publisher

Associated Students of Occidental College

Date

1965-09-24

Rights

Property rights reside with Occidental College Library. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Rights Holder

Occidental College Special Collections & College Archives

Citation

Gene Grigsby, “Strongest Minority Representation in Oxy History Due to Little-Publicized Committee,” History of Equity and Diversity at Occidental, accessed December 2, 2021, https://oxyequitydiversity2014.omeka.net/items/show/112.