Regent Policy Documents

SECTION 17: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICIES: EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

17-6 REAFFIRMATION: RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF MINORITY AND EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS

(Formerly 83-4)

The Board of Regents reaffirms the policies and principles reflected in Central Administration Analysis Paper 7.2 Revised, and Regent Policy Document 17-5 (Formerly 80-3); that although it recognizes the efforts during the past decade to expand educational opportunities for members of minority and disadvantaged groups, it expresses disappointment with the results of these efforts; that it requests that the Annual Report to the Regents on Progress and Achievement of Goals for American Racial and Ethnic Minority Students include a section documenting the systematic assessment and evaluation of minority/disadvantaged student programs; that it supports the new initiatives described in the President's report and encourages their implementation by the institutions of the University of Wisconsin System.

History: Res. 2865 adopted 7/15/83; reaffirms 80-3. (See also Policy 17-2)


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The Regent Policy Documents were adopted and are maintained pursuant to the policy-making authority vested in the Board of Regents by Wis. Stats. § 36. The Regent Policy Documents manifest significant policies approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. This document is a ready reference for those charged with carrying out these policies. Unless noted otherwise, associated documents and reports may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents, 1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, ph 608-262-2324. http://www.uwsa.edu/bor/policies/