Ethnic Student Organizations

Ethnic student organizations are one type of interest group located on college and university campuses. Such groups consist of, but are not limited to, recognizing or bringing greater awareness about one or more ethnic groups, engaging in social and political activities that are of particular interest to a specific racial or ethnic group, or having a Greek letter affiliation in which membership is based upon one ethnic or racial group. They are led by, and composed of, students representing an array of racial and ethnic communities and must be institutionally recognized in order to function on campus.

Ethnic student organizations represent a unique type of group because their mission, goals, and activities are geared toward the interests of students from racial and ethnic minority populations. ...

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