Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 13, August 24

Adios Archie & Veronica: NCAA Logo to Be Phased Out
Adios Archie & Veronica: NCAA Logo to be Phased Out.One of the most recognizable emblems in the world of sports is biting the dust.An image-conscious NCAA, in an unexpected but clear gesture to minority athletes, is phasing out its trademark symbol....
Alumni Cruises Benefit Universities in More Ways Than Fun: Popular Fundraiser for HBCU Alumni
Alumni Cruises Benefit Universities In More Ways Than Fun: Popular. Fundraiser for HBCU AlumniWhile aboard a Caribbean cruise ship, Nina Dailey recalled her Fisk University motto, "Into Fisk to learn, go forth to serve.""You tend to talk up the school....
Black Female Student-Athletes Post High Graduation Rates, NCAA Study Says: Black College Overall Rates to Improve, Promise Administrators
Black Female Student-Athletes Post High Graduation Rates, NCAA Study. Says: Black College Overall Rates To Improve, Promise AdministratorsForget the TV sitcoms, college jocks and jockettes are not brainless beings. In fact, they graduate at a higher...
California Here We Don't Come: Disneyland Dumped
California Here We Don't Come: Disneyland Dumped.LOS ANGELES -- With memories of the aftermath of the briefly rescinded Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in Arizona fresh in their minds and the realization that several prestigious Black organizations...
California Here We Don't Come: Many Education Associations Endorse Boycott
California Here We Don't Come: Many Education Associations Endorse. BoycottWASHINGTON -- The University of California once ranked as the nation's leading institution regarding affirmative action and diversity.That is, until last month, when UC's Board...
From Medical School to Hotel Management
From Medical School to Hotel Management.BALTIMORE -- Even those who truly enjoy their jobs would never think of living in their place of employment. For Robert L. Steele, the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore is home. As general manager, he and his family reside...
Myers to End 18 Years as NAFEO Top Executive: Perceptions of Personal, Organizational Legacy to Influence the Future
Myers to End 18 Years as NAFEO Top Executive: Perceptions of Personal,. Organizational Legacy to Influence the FutureIn 1977, when Dr. Samuel L. Myers was named president of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO),...
National Latino Leaders Lash out at Republican Legislative Attacks: Riley, Kemp Get Rousing Response at Conference
National Latino Leaders Lash out At Republican Legislative Attacks:. Riley, Kemp Get Rousing Response at ConferenceDALLAS -- At the recent annual conference of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), which pulled over 10,000 participants to Dallas, the...
Race to the Bottom Line: Multicultural Marketing Makes Its Mark
Race to the Bottom Line: Multicultural Marketing Makes Its Mark.Advertising and Marketing to the New Majority: A Case Study Approachby Gail Baker WoodsWadsworth Publishing company, 1995175 pp., $22.35 softcoverSince 1900 when Madam C.J. Walker introduced...
Roy Jay: Making Portland the Place for People of Color
Roy Jay: Making Portland the Place For People of Color.PORTLAND, OR -- When Roy Jay talks about travel and tourism, he becomes as animated as a child at Christmas time.At 48, Roy Jay is one of Oregon's leading African-American entrepreneurs and cheerleaders....
THE LAST WORD: Stand Up to the Finish; A Mandate for HBCUs
THE LAST WORD: Stand Up to the Finish; A Mandate for HBCUs.When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assessed the 1955 Montgomery, AL bus boycott, he noted that "...we decided among ourselves that we would stand up to the finish, and that is what we were determined...
Washington UPDATE: Clinton to Veto Plan Cutting Education
Washington UPDATE: Clinton to Veto Plan Cutting Education.President Clinton vowed to veto a bill passed by the House of Representatives chopping at least $4 billion from federal education programs in 1996 as House members continued to release details...