Black Issues in Higher Education

Black Issues in Higher Education is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 14, September 7

BLACK MALES ON CAMPUS: Early Intervention Single-Gender `Academies' Show Promise
BLACK MALES ON CAMPUS: Early Intervention Single-Gender `Academies' Show. PromiseDespite the perception given by the Final Four basketball tournament, Black males are a rare commodity on the nation's campuses.Their underrepresentation has caused concern...
Dealing Diversity: Community Colleges Cash in on Gaming Industry
Dealing Diversity: Community Colleges Cash In On Gaming Industry.An increasing number of African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans are improving their odds for occupational success in the casino and gaming industry through accredited...
Entrepreneurship Education: More Business Schools Are Focusing on Present-Day Opportunities
Entrepreneurship Education: More Business Schools are Focusing on. Present-day OpportunitiesA growing recognition that America's small businesses are now the engines that drive a large part of the economy has more and more students expressing interest...
Progress Yes, But.Despite Coaching Gains, Lingering Inequities Persist
Progress Yes, But...Despite Coaching Gains, Lingering Inequities Persist.Three years ago, there were no Black head football coaches in Division I-A, the National Collegiate Athletic Association's top competitive division. Entering the 1995-96 college...
Scholarly Path to Change
Scholarly Path to Change: Black Sociologists Ponder.WASHINGTON -- When Dr. James E. Conyers published his pioneering case study of Black doctorates in sociology in 1964, and a follow-up work in 1986, a few of the legends -- W.E.B. Du Bois, St. Clair...
Scholars See Benefits in Million Man March
Scholars See Benefits in Million Man March.WASHINGTON -- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and the Rev. Ben Chavis have crisscrossed the country drumming up support in their joint effort to galvanize "a million" Black men into marching on Washington...
THE LAST WORD: Faulkner's Failure Is Community's Shame
THE LAST WORD: Faulkner's Failure is Community's Shame.Shannon Faulkner's decision to drop out of The Citadel after just one week of Hell Week seems like a retreat from the front lines of the battle for women's equity. Maybe not. In some ways Faulkner's...
Washington UPDATE: Education Department Plans New Grants for Minority, Disadvantaged
Washington UPDATE: Education Department Plans New Grants for Minority,. DisadvantagedThe U.S. Department of Education recently outlined plans to award more than 60 new federal grants to help minority and disadvantaged students attend college, become...
Washington UPDATE: Small Programs at Risk in House Bill
Washington UPDATE: Small Programs at Risk in House Bill.A summer lull in congressional action is giving college and university officials a chance to read some of the fine print in a Republican bill to cut education spending next year.Provisions to restructure...
What's in A `Label'? Are Spanish-Speaking Students Hispanic or Latino?
What's In A 'Label'? Are Spanish-Speaking Students Hispanic or Latino?.Persons of Latin-American ancestry represent one of the fastest-growing groups in the United States, and more important for our purposes, one of the fastest-growing demographic groups...