minority institution

minority institution

A US institution of higher learning that draws the bulk of its enrolment from minority groups. Minority institutions include those with a traditionally high (> 50%) minority enrollment, as well as those with a significant proportion of students derived from ethnic minorities (but not necessarily > 50%), and are recognised by the Secretary of DHHS as having demonstrated a commitment to the special encouragement or assistance of minority students and faculty.

minority institution

NIHspeak An institution of higher learning that draws most of its enrollment from minorities. See HBCU, Traditionally or Predominantly African American Institution.
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The AMU is a minority institution established by great social reformer Sir Syed Ahmad Khan for modern education of Indian Muslims and currently ranks among the top ten universities in India.
Baldwin said the legislation is estimated to cost $90 billion over 10 years -- $80 billion for the community college portion and $10 million for the minority institution portion.
Among the other issues raised by the community leaders were jobs for youth, implementation of Sachar panel report, a bill to curb communal violence and minority institution status for Aligarh Muslim University.
Article 30 of the Constitution gives a minority institution the right to determine the culture of its institutions.
All of the principal investigators listed for the minority institution cluster are women.
We are a minority institution so we have been given since 1992 by the Supreme Court -- one is minority status was upheld and we were allowed to hold a separate admission process of the Delhi University.
THE BJP- led Centre is set to formally declare that Aligarh Muslim University ( AMU) does not qualify to be a minority institution, a decision that is likely to stir up the complex religious and caste cauldron in pollbound Uttar Pradesh.
that a minority institution shall not be discriminated against where aid to educational institutions is granted.
Nandita Narain, Associate Professor said, "The Supreme Court had ruled that St Stephen College is a minority institution. And it has the right to take 50 per cent, Christian students.
Being a religious minority institution, the college reserves 50 per cent of its seats in each course for For every seat, four students are an interview.

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