Traditional Racial Labels No Longer Define New Generation of College Students

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Like America itself, higher education institutions are confronting a new wave of intra-ethnic diversity that is expanding old definitions of race and national origin and challenging colleges’ traditional methods of student services. “There’s a tendency to treat immigrants as a monolithic group, when there are big differences among them, “ says Jill Casner-Lotto, CCCIE Director. Diversity in immigrants’ skills require customized and contextualized ESL approaches.

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