New York: Educational Policy Center Symposium, 1972. 22.5x15cm: 26pp. First Edition. Printed wrappers edgeworn with pages dog-eared and general staining and rubbing. Binding sound and, aside from previous pencil price, interior unmarked.
The report is based on discussions that occurred during the symposium led by the Educational Policy Center on March 18th-19th, 1972. The symposium brought together a “small group of knowledgeable individuals to address problems of both access and power for blacks in higher education” in an attempt to stimulate improvement. Boyd speaks about some of the uncomfortable conversations and disagreements that were had, however, describes these as a necessary part of making progress towards their goal. Report includes sections on Equity, Community College, and problems in White Colleges and Universities. List of Board of Directors includes Arthur Ashe, Paule Marshall, and Margaret Mead.
William M. Boyd, II, an educator and Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, has dedicated his life to helping black youth become recruited and integrated into higher educational institutions, while also working with institutions at all levels to recruit minority faculty. He was the Executive Director for the Educational Policy Center, as well as the president of the program A Better Chance.