Graduate Research Papers

Availablity

Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Keywords

Hispanic American women--Education (Higher);

Abstract

This research paper will explore the issues underlying the under-representation of Latinas in higher education. The emphasis will be placed on Chicana females because Chicanos comprise 60 percent of the Latino population, and much of the existing research is focused on this group. The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, barriers to the participation of Latinas in higher education will be explored. Second, factors contributing to the success of high-achieving Latinas will be discussed. Finally, implications for higher education programming and policies will be examined as they affect Chicanas in particular, and Latinas in general. Suggestions for ways in which university administrators, faculty, and student affairs professionals can promote the achievement of Latina students will be provided.

Year of Submission

1997

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Florence Guido-DiBrito

Comments

If you are the rightful copyright holder of this graduate research paper and wish to have it removed from the Open Access Collection, please submit a request to scholarworks@uni.edu and include clear identification of the work, preferably with the URL.

Date Original

1997

Object Description

1 PDF file (22 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

Share

COinS