Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 11, July 19

Accrediting Agency against Grambling State University
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: Accrediting Agency Acts Against Grambling State UniversityThe Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has taken punitive action against Grambling State University.At its summer meeting late last month in Portsmouth, Va., the SACS...
Carter G. Woodson Home Chosen as Endangered Site
noteworthy news: Carter G. Woodson Home Chosen as Endangered SiteThe Washington home of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, acclaimed scholar, educator and founder of the Black history movement, has been chosen by the National Historic Preservation as one of America's...
Commission Proposes Limits on Colleges Sports
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: Commission Proposes Limits on College SportsColleges with low graduation rates among athletes should be banned from postseason play, a commission said last month in chiding universities for putting too much emphasis on winning.Under...
Engineering, Computer Science Graduates See Salary Increase
noteworthy news: Engineering, Computer Science Graduates See Salary IncreaseDespite talk of an economic slowdown, 2000-2001 bachelor's graduates in engineering, computer science and many other fields continue to receive higher starting salary offers...
Graduate Degree Continue Upward Trend
Graduate Degrees Continue Upward Trend: The number of master's degrees received marks the largest growth area for African AmericansOverall, 1999-2000 was a banner year for graduate education for minorities. The total graduate degrees awarded to minorities...
High Court Refuses to Hear Affirmative Action Case
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: High Court Refuses to Hear Affirmative Action CaseUniversity of Texas officials say they are disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear their challenge to the Hopwood decision, but vowed to continue "vigorous efforts to...
Letters
DEAR EDITOR: Surely, Black Anthony Johnson's dubious distinction of being the first person, Black or White, to own a slave outright in Virginia, merits a place in the (slavery) timeline (see Black Issues, May 24). Johnson, the first free Negro landowner,...
N.C. A&T Enters Partnership to Establish Civil Rights Museum
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: N.C. A&T Enters Partnership to Establish Civil Rights MuseumHistory was made at the Woolworth's Five & Dime Store building at 132 South Elm Street in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960 when four North Carolina A&T State University...
UT-Dallas to Establish Sickle Cell Research Center
A new research center at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will focus on finding a cure and better treatments for sickle cell disease, a genetic disorder affecting mostly Blacks. Dr. Steven Goodman, a nationally recognized sickle cell researcher,...