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Beyond the Diversity Crisis Model: Decentralized Diversity Planning and Implementation.

@article{Williams2008BeyondTD,
  title={Beyond the Diversity Crisis Model: Decentralized Diversity Planning and Implementation.},
  author={Damon A. Williams},
  journal={Planning for higher education},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={27-41}
}
Too many diversity-planning efforts follow a reactive pattern that emerges when the campus is disrupted by a diversity crisis. Nationally publicized examples of such crises include controversial remarks by the president of Harvard University in 2003 regarding the ability of female faculty to perform in the sciences and the Duke University lacrosse team incident in 2006. These types of incidents, as well as the growing frequency of racially themed campus parties, focus new energy on the tacit… 

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