People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions


Date of this Version

November 2003


As colleges and universities across the country affirm or reaffirm their commitment to educate people from all walks of life, it is critical that they are prepared to effectively serve and educate all students regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or disability. As programs related to affirmative action continue to remain under fire and uncertain, institutions will need to develop their own conscious that will allow them to be able to successfully nurture and develop the leaders of tomorrow. Hence, the University of Missouri-Kansas City has developed seven strategic initiatives that are referred to as, "Diversity In Action. "