NYU Steinhardt

Minority-Serving Institutions

  • Course Number: HPSE-GE 2099
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Minority-serving institutions (i.e., historically Black colleges & universities, Tribal colleges & universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, & Asian-serving institutions) all play a significant, but under-examined role in American higher education. This course covers the development & evolution of these institutions in the context of American higher education both historically & more contemporarily. This course will emphasize the characteristics of MSIs based on their political & racialized origins, student populations, funding schemes, governance & leadership.
  • Old Course Number: E98.2099