The University's Role in Advancing Race Relations: Reflections from the Community

  • Timothy Edwards University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Keywords: Higher Education, Race Relations, Community Engagement

Abstract

This research paper involved thematic analysis of interview responses from local citizens regarding the university's role in improving race relations. The paper addressed these questions: ( 1) What themes emerged from participant responses regarding UALR 's role in improving race relations? and (2) What themes emerged from participant responses regarding how to make the issue of race fresher? Themes from the interviews include continue current efforts, create local partnerships, reflect diversity, and sponsor educational programs.
Published
2014-01-01