Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 10, July 22

Blameless - Possibly - BUT NOT GUILT-FREE: Sports Forum Examines Test Scores, Role of Black Community in Meeting NCAA Eligibility Requirements
Blameless -- Possibly -- BUT NOT GUILT-FREE: Sports Forum Examines Test Scores, Role of Black Community in Meeting NCAA Eligibility RequirementsWASHINGTON -- It was nearly unanimous. The National Colle giate Athletics Association is not responsible for...
CONSENSUS-BUILDING & COMMITMENT: An Interview with NCORE's Dr. Maggie Abudu
CONSENSUS-BUILDING & COMMITMENT: An Interview with NCORE's Dr. Maggie AbuduMEMPHIS - Are Asian Americans becoming honorary Whites? What is White Privilege? Ethnic Studies and American Studies: Friends or Enemies?These were just a few of the provocative...
DIAGNOSING A DILEMMA: The Anti-Affirmative Action Climate Appears to Have Infected the Association of American Medical College's Project 3000 by 2000
DIAGNOSING A DILEMMA: The anti-affirmative action climate appears to have infected the Association of American Medical College's Project 3000 by 2000For many higher education administrators, the steamy days of summer constitute a season for rest and...
Lacking Post Baccalaureate INCENTIVE: For State Governments, There Appears to Be Little Motivation to Invest in Graduate-School Education
Lacking Post Baccalaureate INCENTIVE: For state governments, there appears to be little motivation to invest in graduate-school educationDespite the erosion of affirmative action programs increase in the number and representation level of African Americans,...
LEGAL MANEUVERING: Law Schools Struggle to Produce despite Affirmative Action Bans
LEGAL MANEUVERING: Law schools struggle to produce despite affirmative action bansYears ago, law schools did not so much recruit applicants as wait for them to apply, and then pick the best and the brightest. However, a ban on affirmative action policies...
Putting `Our Inspiration to Good Use'
PUTTING `OUR INSPIRATION TO GOOD USE'WASHINGTON - Last month, nearly 1,000 African American women scholars and administrators converged upon this city for the Black Women in the Academy II: Service and Leadership Conference. One of the highlights of...
THE LAST WORD: Corporate America's Stake in Higher Education Diversity
THE LAST WORD: Corporate America's Stake in Higher Education DiversityTen years ago, corporate America was predominately White and male. It still is today, but with one big difference -- it's trying to change.And no wonder. The U.S. Department of Labor...
THE TOP 100: Interpreting the Data
THE TOP 100: Interpreting the DataSince 1992, I have provided Black Issues with a set of lists enumerating the colleges and universities that have conferred the highest number of degrees to students of color. The first Top 100 issue examined degree production...
WASHINGTON UPDATE: D.C. Tuition-Assistance Plan Bogged Down by Eligibility Debate
WASHINGTON UPDATE: D.C. Tuition-Assistance Plan Bogged Down By Eligibility DebateIncome eligibility is fast becoming a major sticking point between the Senate and House of Representatives on legislation to provide new tuition benefits for District of...
WASHINGTON UPDATE: OCR Exam Guidelines Meeting Increased Resistance
WASHINGTON UPDATE: OCR Exam Guidelines Meeting Increased ResistanceDespite the support of civil right advocates, criticism is mounting for the newly proposed Clinton Administration guidelines that would limit the use of standardized tests in college...
When the Going Gets Tough
When the Going Gets Tough"Makes ya'wanna' holler, throw up both your hands."It has been more than 20 years since Marvin Gaye first crooned this angry lyric on radios across America. Yet, occasionally, I find it running through my head as an appropriately...