Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 6, May 16

Black Congressmen Protest NAFEO Award to Thurmond
Washington -- Reps. William Clay (Demo) and Louis Stokes (DOH) refused to share an award from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) with former segregationist Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-SC) at a prescheduled...
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Black Literature in the '90S
In 1948, Zora Neale Hurston published an article in the Negro Digest titled "What White Publishers Won't Print." Today, the issue turns not on what white publishers won't print, but rather, what they will print when it comes to African-American...
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Challenging Racial 'Scholarship.'
Not too long ago, in the, not-so-distant past, hell had no fury like that directed at, American academics who dared to teach the lie that Blacks were genetically less intelligent than whites. For many years academic ostracism, name calling,...
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Clergy and Deans Say Black Colleges Need Black Churches
Washington -- When a small group of spirited clergy, Black-college presidents, deans and community leaders came together for an early morning session at the national conference of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education...
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Common Cents: What Educators Won't Tell You about Managing Personal Debt
What Educators Won't Tell You About Managing Personal Debt Why take 15 years to pay off a personal debt amounting to $2,162 that will cost almost $4,000 in interest, calculated at 18.84 percent per month? Who would do such a foolish, thing?...
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Identity Bank: Research Institute Launched by College Fund/UNCF Has a Big Job Ahead of It
Former Congressman William H. Gray III has to look no further than his battles on the floor of the U.S., House of Representatives over race-specific scholarships in justifying how key the College Fund/United Negro College Fund's newly created Frederick...
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Moonlighting Becomes Them: College Faculty Become Entrepreneurs, High-Priced Consultants Off-Campus
This year, Dr. Iris Mack realized her proudest moments when Associated Technologists, Inc. (ATI) earned Small Business Administration Certification within three weeks and was chosen for NASA's quarterly hightech business forum. Not bad for...
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Rescue for the Endangered
Historically Black colleges and universities should play a major role in reversing the stagnant African American pattern of existence that is characterized by hopelessness and powerlessness, according to a new study of African-American males....
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Retirement Planning: The Easy Way
Retirement. A time to retreat from the troubles of the world to a life of rest and relaxation. Right? Well, not necessarily. While today's retirees are living longer, more active lives than their predecessors, many are experiencing financial...
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Risk & Reward: Teleconference Focuses on Retirement Plan Needs of Higher Education Professionals
WASHINGTON -- Whether retirement is rapidly approaching or an unimaginable distance down the career path, higher education professionals should act quickly and aggressively to understand and plan for their post-career financial needs. What...
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Southern University Officials Resist One-Board-for-All Plan
BATON ROUGE, LA -- Southern University's separate management board is safe for now, but college administrators aren't sure it will survive. Gov. Mike Foster (R) tried to reduce the number of higher education management boards in Louisiana from...
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Washington Update
Final '96 Budget Pact Preserves Some Education Programs A final 1996 budget agreement hammered out by the White House and Congress provides for a Pell Grant increase and protects a number of high-priority programs for disadvantaged students....
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