Educational Research

The following is an abbreviated reference list of articles and research related to campus climate, assessment, and inclusive excellence.

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). (1995). The drama of diversity and democracy. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2012). Big questions, urgent challenges: Liberal education and American’s global futureRetrieved from

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2005-2013). Making inclusive excellence. Retrieved from

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2013). Diversity equity and inclusive excellence. Retrieved from

Boyer, E. (1990). Campus life: In search of community. Princeton, NJ: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Beyer, A.N., Moore, C.D., Totino, J. (2016) From assessment to action: Identifying progress toward enhanced accessibility and campus climate. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 29(2)199-206. Retrieved from:

Clayton-Pederson,A.R., O'Neil, N., McTighe Musil, C. (n.d.) Making inclusive excellence: A Framework for embedding diversity and inclusion into colleges and universities' academic excellence mission. Retrieved from

Cox, T.H. Jr. (1993). Cultural diversity in organizations: Theory, research, and practice. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Creswell, J. W. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Cuyjet, M. J., Howard-Hamilton, M. F., & Cooper, D. L. (2011).  Multiculturalism on campus: Theory, models, and practices for understanding diversity and creating inclusion.  Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Dickinson College. (2014). Popel Shaw center for race and ethnicity: Bias education and response teamRetrieved from

Garcia, M, Hudgins, C., Musil, C.M., Nettles, M.T., Sedlacek, W.E., Smith, D.G. (2001). Assessing campus diversity initiatives: A Guide for campus practitioners. Understanding the Difference Diversity Makes: Assessing Campus Diversity Initiatives Series. American Association of Colleges and Universities.

Harper, S. R. (2008). (Ed.). Creating inclusive campus environments for cross-cultural learning and student engagement.Washington, DC: NASPA

Humphreys, D. (2006). Diversity plans: What impacts can they have? Diversity Readers Digest, Retrieved from:

Hurtado, S. (2007). ASHE Presidential Address: Linking diversity with the educational and civic missions of higher education. Review of Higher Education, 30 (2), 185–196.

Kezar, A., & Eckels, P. (2002a). The effect of institutional culture on change strategies in higher education. The Journal of Higher Education, 73, 435-460, 73, 435-460.

Kezar, A., & Eckels, P. (2002b). Examining the institutional transformational process: The importance of sensemaking, interrelated strategies, and balance. Research in Higher Education, 43, 295-328.

Johnson, A. G. (2006). Privilege, power, and difference (2nd Edition). New York: McGraw Hill.

Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2010). Designing qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Page, S.E. (2007). The difference: How the power of diversity creates better groups, firms, schools, and societies. Princeton University Press, 429

Pope, R. L., Reynolds, A. L., & Mueller, J. A.  (2004). Multicultural competence in student affairs. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Stonehill College. (2015). Office of intercultural affairs: Inclusive excellence grant. Retrieved from:

US News and World Report. (2014). Campus ethnic diversity national liberal arts colleges. Retrieved from: ethnic-diversity

Williams, D. A., & Clowney, C. (2007). Strategic planning for diversity and organizational change: A primer for higher education leadership. Effective Practices for Academic Leaders, 2(3), 1-16.

Williams, D. (2013). Strategic Diversity Leadership: Activating change and transformation in higher education. Stylus Publishing LLC, Sterling Virginia.