Education | A new scholarship program for Memphis students could offer a model for other minority recruitment efforts
by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/11/18, 04:01 pm
Christian colleges and universities have a diversity problem.
While only about 50 percent of public school students are white, 66 percent of students enrolled in colleges belonging to the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities are white. That disparity draws attention to a disconnect between Christian higher education and the nation’s growing ethnic community, said Pete Menjares, a professor at Vanguard University and a senior fellow for diversity at the CCCU.