Toldson, I. A., & Esters, L. L. (2012). The quest for excellence: Supporting the academic success of minority males in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
This report outlines exemplary practices for recruiting, retaining, and graduating African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Alaska Native, and Southeast Asian/Pacific Islander males in postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The purpose of the [Minority Male STEM Initiative] MMSI survey was to identify practices and activities that support the enrollment, retention, and graduation of minority men in STEM disciplines and to better understand the perceptions and experiences of students, faculty, and administrators on university campuses. The survey was conducted during the academic semester of fall 2011. The findings contained in this report are based on responses from 1,443 STEM students, 137 STEM faculty, and 71 university administrators from 14 higher education institutions.
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