The overall goal of this committee is to increase the retention of and graduation rates among African American men in the College of Humanities and Sciences. We have become aware that this population (along with Latino men) lags behind other groups within the College.
This initiative from the CHS dean’s office is designed to enhance the educational and learning experiences of African American male students and to foster a supportive environment.
The term African American is used to refer to students of African ancestry.
These objectives will be targeted for the spring 2018 semester. In carrying out these objectives we would focus on STEM-related majors and humanities-related majors in CHS.
Long-term objectives (2018-19) would be identified and follow the completion of these short-term objectives. However, they may include: