The Not-So-Invisible Professors

@article{Foster2001TheNP,
  title={The Not-So-Invisible Professors},
  author={Lenoar Foster},
  journal={Urban Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={36},
  pages={611 - 629}
}
  • L. Foster
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Education
  • Urban Education
This article explores the growing phenomenon of increasing and majority numbers of White faculty members at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States and the implications that such a growing presence has for the traditional mission and activities of these institutions. The author explores the historical and contemporary presence of White faculty members at HBCU institutions and discusses both the unresolved and emerging issues, problems, and challenges that must… 

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