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Latino college presidents : in their own words

Author: David J León; Ruben Orlando Martinez
Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2013.
Series: Diversity in higher education, v. 13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Latino college presidents : in their own words is a collection of autobiographical-professional essays by leading Latino and Latina presidents of colleges and universities across the country. Each has written a chapter based on their personal education and professional lives. The presidents divide their essays into three sections: 1) Surviving the educational pipeline to obtain an advanced degree, in which they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J León; Ruben Orlando Martinez
ISBN: 9781783501434 178350143X
OCLC Number: 866642969
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 277 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : Coronando La Academia / Rubén O. Martinez, David J. León --
The status of Latino presidents in U.S. public higher education / David J. León, Rubén O. Martinez --
Shifts happen : the journey of a Latina college president / Erlinda J. Martinez --
Career path of a Latina college president / Herlinda Martinez Glasscock --
A lonely road to the presidency / Leslie Anne Navarro --
Chicano college presidents : the role of the college in community transformation / Monte E. Perez --
Leadership perspectives: from migrant fields to the presidency / Rodolfo Arévalo --
The road to college president : an unconventional journey / Ricardo R. Fernández --
Lessons in leadership : how experiences and values have shaped my presidency / William V. Flores --
Staying in school --
forever : from student to president / Mildred García --
The university presidency and public higher education in a changing and diverse America : a California story / Alexander Gonzalez --
On becoming a university president : a Latino perspective / Ricardo Romo --
Two roads converge / Francisco G. Cigarroa --
Conclusion : future climbers : lessons learned and final thoughts / Rubén O. Martinez, David J. León.
Series Title: Diversity in higher education, v. 13.
Responsibility: edited by David J. León, Rubén O. Martinez.

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