- Bensimon, E. M. (2005), Closing the achievement gap in higher education: An organizational learning perspective. New Directions for Higher Education, 2005: 99–111. doi: 10.1002/he.190 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.190/abstract
Inclusionary academic discourse
- White & Lowenthal, (2010). Minority College Students and Tacit “Codes of Power”: Developing Academic Discourses and Identities, The Review of Higher Education.
- Chris Diggs also shared this article from the new NPR team on race, ethnicity, and culture which includes embedded videos reflecting on code-switching (including Obama, Beyonce, a multilingual 3-year old and a comedy sketch by Key & Peele).
Valuing the Liberal Arts
- “Close the Gap Between the Liberal Arts and Career Services” Brooks, K. (2009). Chronicle of Higher Education. Vol. 56; Issue 11, p. A112-A112
- “In Tight Employment Market, Career Services Gain Clout“
- “Choosing and Using a Liberal Arts Major” (Starr Career Center handout).
First and second generation students
- Pike, G., and G. Kuh. 2005. First- and second-generation college students: A comparison of their engagement and intellectual development. Journal of Higher Education 76, no. 3: 276–300.