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Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Unpacking the Systematic Barriers of Black Males in Higher Education

Featured Speaker: Dr. Tony Ross, Vice President for Student Affairs, CSU Los Angeles

Many scholars are alarmed by the reduction in college attendance and educational attainment for African Americans. Barriers such as access, under representation, under achievement in education, stereotyping, and lack of resources contribute to this phenomenon, particularly as it relates to Black men. This lecture will unpack these factors, which affect the status of Black men in higher education and provide steps that institutions can employ to increase the enrollment, persistence, and achievement levels for this population. Read more

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