|Submission Date||Sept. 24, 2012|
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the student body:
UALR‘s diversity plan is incorporated into its strategic plan which reads ―
Objective 7/Strategy D UALR will aggressively recruit minority students and will work with advocacy groups and the state legislature to make it easier for recently-arrived Latinos to enroll without penalty in the state‘s public colleges and universities.
In addition to students from within Arkansas , the UALR student body includes students from 44 states and 62 foreign countries. Twenty-four percent are African American. Just as important as geographic diversity is the diversity of age and experience: UALR students include recent high school graduates, adults beginning or returning to college, and professionals adding to their education
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:
The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :
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