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Contents List of Figures List of Tables Chapter 1. Introduction Framework and Road Map Part A. Where We Have Been and Where We Are Now Chapter 2. An Equity and Excellence Time Line Chapter 3. In Pursuit of Excellence Chapter 4. Equity on a National Level: Socioeconomic Status and Race Chapter 5. The Elite Schools: Engines of Opportunity or Bastions of Privilege Part B. Where We Want to Go: Policy Issues Chapter 6. Race in American Higher Education: The Future of Affirmative Action Chapter 7. "Class" (Socioeconomic Status) and "Special Preferences": The Broader Quest for Equity at the Institutional Level Chapter 8. Government Intervention in Higher Education Chapter 9. Improving College Preparedness Chapter 10. Concluding Thoughts Appendix An Essay on "Equity and Excellence in South African Higher Education" By Ian Scott, Nan Yeld, Janice McMillan and Martin Hall, University of Cape Town. Notes List of References
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Educational equalization -- United States.
Discrimination in higher education -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission.