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Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 1999

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


The Selected Language Styles Of African Americans In An Urban Environment, Danielle R. England Dec 1999

The Selected Language Styles Of African Americans In An Urban Environment, Danielle R. England

McCabe Thesis Collection

The overall scope of this research is to define and explain the different styles of African American English. What are they and how do they affect the American society? The means by which many African Americans communicate is different from what American deems as standard American English (SAE). To this date, the voice of Black America has been categorizes as Black Dialect, African American Vernacular English, and Black English. Only until recently has the Black voice been regarded as Ebonics. Where did these language styles originate and why do we continue to speak it? Of course, there is nothing wrong ...


Fair Elections In Mexico: Much Ado About Nothing?, Editor Nov 1999

Fair Elections In Mexico: Much Ado About Nothing?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Competing definitions of fairness may induce furor over the fairness of elections.


Qualitative And Quantitative Of Land-Use Managers' Attitudes Towards Environmental Justice, David O. Padgett, Nikitah O. Imani Nov 1999

Qualitative And Quantitative Of Land-Use Managers' Attitudes Towards Environmental Justice, David O. Padgett, Nikitah O. Imani

Black Studies Faculty Publications

On 11 February 1994, President Clinton signed Executive Order 12898 ‘‘Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations.’’ Under the order, 17 federal agencies and offices are required to compile information about the race, national origin, and income of populations in close proximity to federal facilities that may have a significant effect upon ecosystem and human health. The goal is to protect historically disenfranchised groups from being disproportionately impacted by negative externalities associated with federal actions.

This study examines the outcome of efforts to educate federal land-use managers about their roles in implementing the Executive Order ...


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 9, No. 7, Wku University Relations Nov 1999

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 9, No. 7, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Parsley, Kimberly. The WKU Global Community: President Ransdell Furthers Exchange with China
  • President Ransdell's Visit to Taiyuan University of Technology
  • Parsley, Kimberly. Dr. George Vourvopoulos: An Artist of Science
  • Reaching for the Stars - Physics & Astronomy
  • Parsley, Kimberly. Dr. Charles Smith: It's All About Music
  • Groundbreaking Event in Glasgow
  • Miller, Mary. Faculty Regent Update
  • Jerry Wilder Steps Down as Student Affairs Vice President ...


Interview With Gilbert F. Casellas, Lake Srinivasan, Gilbert F. Casellas, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Oct 1999

Interview With Gilbert F. Casellas, Lake Srinivasan, Gilbert F. Casellas, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

For transcript, click the Download button above. For video index, click the link below.

Gilbert F. Casellas (L '77) is a lawyer and businessman. He is Chairman of OMNITRU, a Washington, D.C. area investment and consulting firm, a director of Prudential Financial, trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, and advisor to Toyota Motor North America and Comcast Corporation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute. From 1994 to 1998 he served as chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Interview With Regina Austin, Randy Lee, Regina Austin, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Oct 1999

Interview With Regina Austin, Randy Lee, Regina Austin, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

For transcript, click the Download button above. For video index, click the link below.

Regina Austin (L '73), William A. Schnader Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, pursues her interest in the overlapping burdens of race, gender, and class oppression in traditional legal scholarship, as well as in her work on documentary films. She is the director of the Penn Program on Documentaries & the Law, which holds an annual Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable for public interest lawyers, hosts screenings of law-genre documentary films throughout the year, and maintains a national repository of dozens of clemency videos as a ...


“Common Ground: A Survey Of Perspectives From The 1999 University Of Nebraska Diversity Summit”, Juan Gonzales Oct 1999

“Common Ground: A Survey Of Perspectives From The 1999 University Of Nebraska Diversity Summit”, Juan Gonzales

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Carlos Muñoz, Jr., Carlos Muñoz Jr. Oct 1999

Carlos Muñoz, Jr., Carlos Muñoz Jr.

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Challenging The Campus Power Structure In Pro Per: A Paradigm For Moving Beyond Diversity 101, Regina Harvey Mclaughlin Oct 1999

Challenging The Campus Power Structure In Pro Per: A Paradigm For Moving Beyond Diversity 101, Regina Harvey Mclaughlin

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“This session examines the fallibility of “vested power” in one institution of higher learning; and the impetus of self-empowerment of one individual, who happened to have been a woman of color in a predominantly white institution.”


The Deepening Of Diversity: Lessons From Critical Moments, Suzy Prenger, Reshell Ray Oct 1999

The Deepening Of Diversity: Lessons From Critical Moments, Suzy Prenger, Reshell Ray

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“This educational model identifies critical moments in the educational experiences of non-traditional students, particularly nonwhite, first generation students. The moments are critical because the students perceive that their difference sets them apart.”


We've Been Admitted: Now What?, Christine Robinson, Moniqueka E. Gold Oct 1999

We've Been Admitted: Now What?, Christine Robinson, Moniqueka E. Gold

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“The purpose of the roundtable is to share the challenges faced in making change at a predominantly white academic institution.”


Language, Race, And Social Justice: The Graduate School Experience Of A Young Chicano, Alejandro Covarrubias Oct 1999

Language, Race, And Social Justice: The Graduate School Experience Of A Young Chicano, Alejandro Covarrubias

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“This session brings together the voices of several Chicanos who participated in a focus group and semi-structured interviews about their experiences in academica into a single voice that speaks form a Chicano standpoint.”


Pragmatism: Exploring Black Studies And Multiculturalism In Higher Education, Earnest N. Bracey Oct 1999

Pragmatism: Exploring Black Studies And Multiculturalism In Higher Education, Earnest N. Bracey

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“In the final analysis, we must understand that a heterogeneous culture defies any attempt to codify an American ‘canon’ of essential learning.”


Artificial Equations, Artificial Distinctions: Language That Poisons The Waters Of Ethnic Relations, Kenneth D. Richardson Oct 1999

Artificial Equations, Artificial Distinctions: Language That Poisons The Waters Of Ethnic Relations, Kenneth D. Richardson

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“It is my contention at this point that when race relations on campuses get better, it is in spite of, not because of, the proliferation of jargon-based rhetoric about diversity.”


The Shaping Of A New Identity: Continuation Of The Transformation Process Of People Of Color On White University College Campuses Into "White" People Of Color, William B. Stewart, Ida B. Stewart Oct 1999

The Shaping Of A New Identity: Continuation Of The Transformation Process Of People Of Color On White University College Campuses Into "White" People Of Color, William B. Stewart, Ida B. Stewart

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“Our study will show how the pyramidal structure as a permanent feature of every aspect of American society continues to function in the same manner at institutions of higher learning.”


The Mlo Model: A College-Level Approach To University Minority Student Affairs, Lee Ann Davis, Sandra L. Mitchell Oct 1999

The Mlo Model: A College-Level Approach To University Minority Student Affairs, Lee Ann Davis, Sandra L. Mitchell

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“The MLO model opens the university to broader minority leadership, vision, position of power and productivity while reducing what might be perceived as institutional rigidity in coping with the unique needs of students in its colleges.”


The Importance Of Community And Its Impact On The Quality Of Campus Life And Success For African American Students, Richard W. White Oct 1999

The Importance Of Community And Its Impact On The Quality Of Campus Life And Success For African American Students, Richard W. White

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“While we are accustomed to viewing special programs as efforts to ensure the success of underrepresented students, we may overlook that what these programs communicate about these students are part of the structure of higher education that they must struggle against.”


The Phantom Menace Or Why College Campus Racism And Intolerance Will Outlive Us All, Hinda Adele Barlaz, Denise C. Bynes Oct 1999

The Phantom Menace Or Why College Campus Racism And Intolerance Will Outlive Us All, Hinda Adele Barlaz, Denise C. Bynes

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“We cannot be passive; we must exercise a sustained sense of moral outrage, so as to be agents of change in our academic work environments.”


“The Role Of Higher Education Institutions In Building Community”, Randy Ross Oct 1999

“The Role Of Higher Education Institutions In Building Community”, Randy Ross

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Lena Wright Myers, Lena Wright Myers Oct 1999

Lena Wright Myers, Lena Wright Myers

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Molly Tovar, Molly Tovar Oct 1999

Molly Tovar, Molly Tovar

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Wayne B. Powell, Wayne B. Powell Oct 1999

Wayne B. Powell, Wayne B. Powell

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


“Native American Underrepresentation In Predominantly White Institutions”, Helen Long Soldier, Dean Flechs Oct 1999

“Native American Underrepresentation In Predominantly White Institutions”, Helen Long Soldier, Dean Flechs

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

No abstract provided.


Rounding Up The Usual Suspects: Academia's Version Of Driving While Black (Dwb), Cecil E. Canton Oct 1999

Rounding Up The Usual Suspects: Academia's Version Of Driving While Black (Dwb), Cecil E. Canton

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“In much the same way that law enforcement agents identify Blacks for these routine, but illegal, traffic stops, agents of predominantly white institutions identify the few faculty of color, and ‘round up these usual suspects’ to ensure that their committees will have the appropriate racial, gender or ethnic representation.”


Affirming Our Commitment To Diversity: The Oakland University Trustee Academic Success Scholarship Program, Glenn Mcintosh, Gloria Sosa Oct 1999

Affirming Our Commitment To Diversity: The Oakland University Trustee Academic Success Scholarship Program, Glenn Mcintosh, Gloria Sosa

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“If today’s students are to function effectively in a global economy and society, they must develop cross-cultural understanding and communication skills as an integral part of their education.”


The Problem With “All For One And One For All” Expectations: Differential Effects Of Race And Commitment In The Workplace, James R. Jones Oct 1999

The Problem With “All For One And One For All” Expectations: Differential Effects Of Race And Commitment In The Workplace, James R. Jones

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“The examples cited here reinforce the need for theoreticians and practitioners alike to consider the difficulties that may arise from viewing people through a single lens.”


African American Student Access To And Completion Of Higher Education, 1960-1992: A Correspondence Theory Analysis, Paula Snyder Oct 1999

African American Student Access To And Completion Of Higher Education, 1960-1992: A Correspondence Theory Analysis, Paula Snyder

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“This presentation utilizes correspondence theory to analyze African American undergraduate student access to and completion of higher education in the United States. Findings from this research are presented and policy recommendations affecting Black student enrollment and graduation are discussed.”


The Training Of People Of Color Who Are Multicultural Affairs Professionals In Y2m, Irma Almirall-Padamsee Oct 1999

The Training Of People Of Color Who Are Multicultural Affairs Professionals In Y2m, Irma Almirall-Padamsee

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“Students of color must continue to be nurtured as insightful leaders for our community and White students must be trained as allies in change. As professionals we must excel in our ability to make both things happen.”


Innovative Methods To Recruit Minority Faculty In Healthcare (Is Tokenism Still Valuable?), L. Joyce Washington, Sandra Gibson Oct 1999

Innovative Methods To Recruit Minority Faculty In Healthcare (Is Tokenism Still Valuable?), L. Joyce Washington, Sandra Gibson

Fourth Annual National Conference (1999)

“The presenters will implement an interactive experience with the audience to explore new ways to attract undergraduate and graduate minority faculty.”