Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 15, September 17

Counting on Accuracy
Now that the court has ruled against the use of statistical sampling, the U.S. Census Bureau looks to the minority higher education community for assistance As a Ph.D. student in economics, Daniel Muhammad is accustomed to using U.S. census data...
Home-Grown Scientists; National Labs Scramble to Produce More U.S.-Born Scientists of Color
National labs scramble to produce more U.S.-born scientist of color Most people associate the Los Alamos National Laboratories [LANL] as the place where the first atomic bomb was built. Officials at LANL, however, assert that their new mission is...
Measuring Standards Measuring Success
Two discouraging reports on educational progress, or the lack thereof, emerged in the last couple of weeks. The first was Miles To Go from the Southern Education Foundation (see cover story, "The Long, Winding, And Neglected Road"), which documents...
Northwest Passage? the State of Washington's Initiative 200 Is Next Round in National Struggle over Affirmative Action
The state of Washington's Initiative 200 is next round in the national struggle over affirmative action Seattle -- Activists seeking to roll back affirmative action programs won a 1996 election victory in California, but stalled in Houston in 1997....
The College Board Decries Preparation Gap
Washington -- The College Board released the profile of the 1998 college freshmen who took SAT and AP (Advanced Placement) exams, saying that the number of well-prepared students of all ethnicities is increasing -- as well as the number of poorly...
The Long, Winding, and Neglected Road
SEF report reveals that after thirty years of Black progress along the path to higher education parity, there are still `Miles To Go' Washington -- More than two decades of hard-fought desegregation efforts have yielded few results and left Black...
Virginia's Experience
Despite what some viewed as the `ideal' Black leadership team, education gains were limited during Wilder administration The 1989 election of L. Douglas Wilder as governor of Virginia proved exciting to the nation. When Wilder became the first African...