The Climate for Underrepresented Groups and Diversity on Campus
Ruiz Alvarado, Adriana
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Since the 2008 election of President Barack Obama, there has been some debate about whether the nation face a postracial era in which race no longer influence Americans’ thinking and experiences. However, surveys of college students indicate that race is still a significant issue and that the underrepresentation of Black, Latina/o, and Native American students only serves to reinforce stereotyping and discrimination in college environments. This report illustrates the conditions apparent for underrepresented groups on campuses with variation in Black, Latina/o, and Native American undergraduate enrollment.