Perceptions of Black college presidents: Sorting through stereotypes and reality to gain a complex picture

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Abstract

Using historical methods, this article examines the negative characterizations of Black college presidents and how they came to be. The author explores the way these stereotypes continue to be perpetuated in the current day. Conversely, the author investigates how the individual Black college presidents viewed themselves and their actions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)836-870
Number of pages35
JournalAmerican Educational Research Journal
Volume48
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education

Keywords

  • African American
  • Historically Black colleges and universities
  • Leadership

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