9780761827856

Building Bridges for Women of Color in Higher Education A Practical Guide to Success

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761827856

  • ISBN10:

    0761827854

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-09-02
  • Publisher: UPA
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Summary

This work is designed to create a forum for synthesizing collective voices from women of color in academia. It will serve as a professional development tool for academicians, both embarking upon and maintaining careers in higher education. Filled with dynamic women of color sharing one of their most valuable resources, their experience, the authors mentor the reader by discussing practical lessons and mapping career path strategies.

Table of Contents

List of Tables x
List of Charts x
Foreword xii
Acknowledgements xvi
INTRODUCTION 1(3)
Building Bridges
1(3)
Chontrese M. Doswell
CHAPTER 1 ROAD TO THE PRESIDENCY: WOMEN OF COLOR ASSUMING LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE ACADEMY 4(42)
African-American Female College Presidents' Career Paths
4(14)
Anna L. Waring
The Road Less Traveled
18(8)
Dolores M. Fernández
From Sorrow Valley to the Presidency
26(9)
Algeania Warren Freeman
The Accidental President
35(5)
Glenda D. Price
Road to the Presidency
40(6)
Trudie Kibbe Reed
CHAPTER 2 Climatizing Faculty and Administrative Roles: Exploring the Nuances of Minority Serving Institutions and Predominately White Institutions 46(66)
Black for 31 Years: Nuances
46(5)
Cheryl Clarke
Perceptions of Minority Women Employed By A State System of Higher Education
51(11)
Carole Anderson & Brenda Sanders Dédé
Burning the Candle at Both Ends: Managing Work-Family Conflict
62(14)
Joycelyn Finley-Hervey & Lynn Perry Wooten
Black Women in Higher Education: Negotiating the Cultural Workplace
76(15)
Deborah L. Owens
European Academies, African Academics: "Sistah-Scholars" as a Model for Survival
91(6)
Evangeline A. Wheeler
"White" Water Challenges: Navigating the College Climate with Well-Chosen Oars
97(15)
AnnJanette Alejano-Steele
CHAPTER 3 The Department Chair Dichotomy: Balancing Faculty and Administration 112(19)
Confessions of An Acting Chair
112(3)
Judi Moore Latta
In the Middle of the Vanguard: Women of Color Bridging Roles as Faculty
115(8)
Emma T. Lucas
The Challenges of Chairing the Academic Department
123(8)
Gladys J. Willis
CHAPTER 4 Wading in the Water: Negotiating the Tenure Process 131(39)
The Slippery Slope of Student Evaluations for Black Women Faculty
131(11)
Beverly A. Davis
Negotiating the Tenure Process
142(7)
Julie E. Stokes
Lessons from African American Faculty Women: Practical Strategies to Securing Tenure
149(8)
Sheila T. Gregory
Finding Calm Waters During the Tenure Process: A Dozen Anchors for Success
157(13)
Cheryl Evans Green & Rebekah McCloud
CHAPTER 5 Putting Our Words to Practice 170(11)
Using Competitive Strategic Planning to Guide You on the Higher Education Ladder of Success
170(11)
Conchita Y. Battle
Conclusion Coming Together to Build This Bridge 181(4)
Conchita Y. Battle
TABLES 185(4)
CHARTS 189(4)
APPENDIX 1 Resources and Conference Information 193(4)
APPENDIX 2 Road to the Presidency 197(33)
APPENDIX 3 Woman of Color Presidents [Past and Present] 230(8)
INDEX 238(16)
CONTRIBUTORS 254

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