HBCU's have experienced increases in ethnic
Many HBCU presidents are seeking more multiculturism
on their campuses. This is happening for various reasons. For example, some
states have reqiured public HBCU's to meet certain minimums of students
who are not African American. Another reason, that applies to all schools,
is the desire to offer a campus environment that reflects the globalization
that will be a part of our lives forever.
For the last two decades, there have been increases in Caucasian and Latino
students applying and attending HBCU's. These students along with international
students recognize the destincly nurturing environment from HBCU faculty.
Morever, these students realize they were able to attain a quality education
and memorable college experineces at a lower cost had they attened a majority
Although, the historic goal of HBCU's is to educate blacks, the key to any
institutions survival is determined by their ability to adapting to change.
Many school representatives recognize the benefits of a diversified student
body, as all colleges strive to increase enrollment.