The Importance and Impact of Funding Science Programs at Minority Institutions

  • Miles Mark Fisher


The past few years have resulted in the raising to national consciousness of the need to encourage more blacks and other minorities to pursue science-oriented careers. With this thrust has come a recognition of the importance and impact of funding science programs at minority institutions. Minorities in general have not fared well in their participation in the various science-oriented disciplines in American higher education. Blacks in particular have indeed been limited in their participation.


Minority Student Black College American High Education Baccalaureate Degree Mark Fisher 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Miles Mark Fisher
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  1. 1.National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher EducationUSA

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