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Engagement, Innovation, and Advocacy: Presidential Leadership at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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Abstract

In this chapter, we focus on the way presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic-Serving Institutions engage with constituencies, bring about innovations, make changes, and foster stability to their campuses, and how they advocate for their communities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSIs), University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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