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Retaining Students Of Color: The Office Of Ahana Student Programs At Boston College, Donald Brown
On September 1, 1978, I assumed responsibility for what was then known as the Office of Minority Student Programs at Boston College. The charge given to me was to alter an embarrassingly high attrition rate of 83 percent for a target group of black and Latino students who had been identified by the university's Admissions Office as having high levels of motivation and potential, but who would require assistance if they were to succeed at the university.
Over the course of the past sixteen years, a great deal has transpired at Boston College. An important change was made in the …