Rutgers GSE CMSI

Publications - Research Reports

October 2021

Published in October 2021 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions, Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice.

This collaborative report highlights Black women voting rights advocates and innovators on college campuses -- throughout history and in the present day. It also brings together a portrait of the political experiences of Black women in college through profiles of historically important leaders and events, interview accounts of currently enrolled students, and voting data. 

September 2021

Published in September 2021 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

The report presents findings from CMSI's HSI Pathways Program and is focused on highlighting HSIs as viable pathways to Ph.D. programs in the humanities and the professoriate. 

August 2021

Published in August 2021 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

The collaborative report uses a data-driven approach to delve into Scott’s $560 million in donations to 23 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

January 2021

Published in January 2021 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

This report illustrates how Minority Serving Institutions in New York plant seeds that grow into opportunities for student success. 

December 2020

Published in December 2020 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

This report examines Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and explores the potential for growth and opportunity for R1 HSIs across the United States. The report entitled, “An Overview of R1 Hispanic Serving Institutions: Potential for Growth and Opportunity,” offers an examination of R1 HSIs and their efforts to increase Latinx student representation and support Latinx student success on their respective campuses.

November 2020

Published in November 2020 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

This report examines the MSI Aspiring Leaders program and explores the journey to becoming 21st-century presidents at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). The report discusses the pathways to the presidency, strategies for effective mentorship for those aspiring to be MSI presidents, and shares the possible roadblocks to becoming an MSI leader.

May 2020

Published in May 2020 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions and The Whether. 

This collaborative report explores entrepreneurship and spotlights how Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are distinctly positioned to support the development of entrepreneurship in Black communities.

October 2019

Published in October 2019 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

This report provides an overview of the MSIs in New Mexico and offers a synopsis for how these institutions differ in creating access to post-secondary education across the state.

September 2019

Published in September 2019 by the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. 

This report entitled examines the intergenerational income mobility of recent HBCU graduates and explores upward mobility variations and economic stratification based on institution type.