Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 5, May 1

Acting Surgeon General Audrey Manely Named New President of Spelman
Acting Surgeon General Audrey Manley Named New President of SpelmanATLANTA -- It took 116 years for it to happen, but Spelman College alumnae finally got their wish: One of their own, graduate Dr. Audrey Forbes Manley, has been named as the eighth president...
Budget Office: Deficit Would Be Reduced If Head Start and College Aid Were Cut
Washington UPDATE: Budget Office; Deficit Would Be Reduced If Head Start And College Aid Were CutThe chief advisors to Congress on budget issues have proposed terminating campus-based student aid, Head Start and other domestic discretionary programs...
Grants & Awards
City Colleges of Chicago have received $84,427 from the National Science Foundation to host a national conference on how to develop national policy recommendations for effectively preparing high school and college students for the high-tech workforce....
HOPE Helps Black College Enrollment Soar in Georgia
ATLANTA- HOPE scholarships may not be the only reason for the soaring Black enrollment at Georgia colleges, but they are certainly a significant one, educators say. "One of the things we cannot overlook in Georgia is HOPE," said Joseph Silver, a vice...
Howard Becomes First HBCU to Win Debate Title
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After failing to place well enough in the regional competition to earn an automatic bid to the nationals, Howard University's Martin Luther King Jr. Forensics Society went on to become the first debating team from an historically Black...
Sherman Dillard Heads Home-This Time as Coach
When Sherman Douglas Dillard graduated magna cum laude from James Madison University in 1978, he had racked up a list of athletic and academic accomplishments that brought considerable honor to the Harrisonburg, Virginia-based school. His accomplishments...