Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 7, May 28

Bluefield State College Strikes Agreement with Feds
Discrimination investigation closed after school pledges to change its ways The U.S. Department of Education has reached an agreement with Bluefield State College resolving a racial discrimination and harassment complaint filed last year by a former...
Bostonians Squabble over Headline
Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., is all over the place. He was a consultant to the movie Amistad and is a writer for New Yorker magazine, the featured guest in a BBC series on Africa, a book author, a department chairperson, and a professor. Described by...
Census Bureau Goes to School
New partnerships with minority-serving institutions are designed to improve the count while training young scientists Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Census Bureau is teaming up with six minority-serving higher education institutions to enlist help...
Climbing to the Top
Rising to the helm of two-year institutions continues to be a challenge for aspiring African American college presidents During the late 1960s, Dr. Raymond Bowen was fresh out of graduate school and teaching biology at Cleveland State University in...
Powerful Sisters
Within only a couple of decades, women of color have come a long way in their representation among college presidents. The place where they are most abundant is at community colleges. There are currently 104 women of color heading postsecondary institutions,...
Scholars Say Basta (Enough) to Chicano/Latino President Shortage
Efforts are underway to create a new pipeline to reverse shrinking representation The current shortage of presidents of color at colleges and universities in the United States is here to stay, say some higher education experts. That is, unless some...
Type (of Jobs and Institutions) Casting for Women Presidents
The just-released American Council on Education report, The American College President, found that there were no gains in the number of presidencies for African Americans. Research that I conducted in the spring of 1996 on data collected from African...