Faculty Meeting Minutes, January 21, 1987, pages 17-19

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Faculty Meeting Minutes, January 21, 1987, pages 17-19


Describes a plan to help minority students adjust to life at Oxy more seamlessly. Suggests assigning minority students personal advisors who would monitor them weekly to analyze their study habits and review their work. Makes a note that many minority students have expressed a difficulty in adjusting to life at Oxy. Suggests a program where advanced peers could help as counselors to incoming minority students finding it difficult to transition to their life at Oxy. Mentions the bridge program for minority students. Mentions possibility of allowing high achieving minority students from local high schools to attend classes at Oxy for credit (informally). Suggests that Oxy make a commitment to enhance the visibility of courses that highlight multi-clturalism, the experience of minority groups in the US, and on "non-Western cultures". Urges the Library to expand its holdings to include works that reflect Oxy's commitment and course offerings related to multi-culturalism. Recommends an evaluation of the curriculum of courses at Oxy, including required texts, to ensure that the courses are incorporating fair amounts of multicultural authors, texts, and concepts.


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Faculty Meeting Minutes





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Spear, Tasha


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Faculty Meeting Minutes dated 1/21/1987. Special Collections and College Archives, Occidental College Library, Los Angeles, Ca.


CTSJ 320 Culture and Community

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Faculty Meeting Minutes


Occidental College Faculty , “Faculty Meeting Minutes, January 21, 1987, pages 17-19,” History of Equity and Diversity at Occidental, accessed September 25, 2022, https://oxyequitydiversity2014.omeka.net/items/show/225.