Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 13, August 20

Besieged, Bothered, and Bewildered: Affirmative Action Director Charges Pitt-Johnstown President with Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
Affirmative action director charges Pitt-Johnstown president with discrimination, harassment and retaliation JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- According to the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown's affirmative action director, the institution's president told her that...
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FCC "Downsizes" Discount Internet Program
Corporate pressure blocks public schools and libraries from getting information superhighway discounts Public schools may get smaller than expected discounts on Internet connections following recent action by the Federal Communications Commission....
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More Rigorous Reporting Needed
Panel critiques media coverage of the affirmative action story WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When a news reporter fails o bring depth and sophistication to his or her reporting about affirmative action issues, he or she runs the risk of being a "megaphone...
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Teaching Technology Technique
Educators contemplate the appropriate use of technology in the postsecondary environment While most of today's students, are eager to use technology, many faculty members approach it with tepid enthusiasm. Some professors still prefer ink and paper...
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Telemedicine in the 'Hood
Technology enables an historically Black medical college to serve poor Los Angelenos at greatly reduced costs Sean Morris's eyes worry him; they hurt sometimes and he wonders what to do about it. A friend's report of a six-month wait for exams at...
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The Networking Imperative
The high cost of building and maintaining the infrastructure necessary to support information is nowhere near the price schools will play if they do not develop this strategic asset. By the end of 1998, all students living on the campus of Winston-Salem...
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The Time Is Now: Dr. Ernest J. Wilson Comments on the Technology Revolution and African American Competitiveness
Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III comments on the technology revolution and African American competitiveness Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III, associate professor of government and African American studies at the University of Maryland -- with a doctorate and a master's...
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Ward Connerly: Guilty as Charged
University of California Regent Ward Connerly recently proposed that the Board of Regents investigate ethnic studies courses for possible political bias, lack of substance, and "feel good" celebrationism. However, he made no proposal for investigation...
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Why Can't Black Folks Stand Success?
It is Saturday, July 25, and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., is celebrating a successful conference with a fantastic closing banquet. The keynote speaker, Dr. Niara Sudarkasa, is talking about the seven...
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Word Processing Skills Are Not Writing Skills
Earlier this year, the steady drum beat of hysteria about "information haves and have-nots" hit a fever pitch when two University of Vanderbilt researchers released a study about the "the digital divide" between Black and White access to computers...
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