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Daring to Educate: The Legacy of the Early Spelman College Presidents

Daring to Educate: The Legacy of the Early Spelman College Presidents


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ISBN-13: 9781579221089
Publisher: Stylus Publishing
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Johnnetta B. Cole is the current president of Bennett College and President Emerita of Spelman College.

Yolanda L. Watson is Managing Partner, Principal Consultant and Senior Researcher, Strategic Consulting Solutions, in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Sheila T. Gregory is Associate Professor, Higher Education and Educational Leadership, at Clark Atlanta University School of Education.

Beverly Daniel Tatum is the author of the Epilogue and the current President of Spelman College. She is also the author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race" (Basic Books) and "Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community" (Greenwood Publishing).

Table of Contents

Foreword--Heir to the Legacy--Johnnetta B. Cole; 1 INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND: 1 The First Four Spelman Presidents--An Overview; The Role of the College Curriculum; Induction into Sisterhood: Spelman Culture and Expectations; 2 THE HIGHER EDUCATION OF BLACK WOMEN: History of the Undergraduate Curriculum; Historical Reasons for Educating White and Black Women; Curricular Differences between Women’s Colleges; 3 OUR WHOLE SCHOOL FOR CHRIST: The Packard & Giles Administrations (1881-1909); 4 NEW DIRECTIONS--TOWARD COLLEGIATE STATUS: The Lucy Hale Tapley Administration (1910--1927); 5 ONWARD & UPWARD: THE CREATION OF A LIBERAL ARTS INSTITUTION: The Florence Read Administration (1927--1953); 6 THE SOCIALIZATION OF SPELMAN STUDENTS: 7 CONCLUSION: Epilogue: The Spelman Legacy Lives On--Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum.

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