Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 4, April 1

A Question of Character
Convictions for minor crimes can derail students' job prospects in a hyper competitive employment environment.When intern placement veteran Jacqueline Perkins begins counseling students at Florida A&M University about their prospects for getting...
A Question of Character: Convictions for Minor Crimes Can Derail Students' Job Prospects in a Hyper Competitive Employment Environment
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When intern placement veteran Jacqueline Perkins begins counseling students at Florida A&M University about their prospects for getting well-paying, security-related jobs with the federal government, she confronts the...
Changing the Conversation
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] David A. Singleton believes that taking the long view in advocating for progressive change in the criminal justice system starts with the basics: legal education. Singleton, the executive director of the Ohio Justice &...
Mass. Welcomes Its First Public Law School
Officials launch national student recruiting drive, citing diversity as top goal.A temporary white tarpaulin sign, stretched outside a single two-story building, announces the creation of the first public law school in Massachusetts, the University of...
Mass. Welcomes Its First Public Law School: Officials Launch National Student Recruiting Drive, Citing Diversity as Top Goal
A temporary white tarpaulin sign, stretched outside a single two-story building, announces the creation of the first public law school in Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth. The sign drapes over that of the...
On the Move
DR. RAJU BALAKRISHNAN has been named senior associate dean for academic programs and administrative services in the College of Business and Behavorial Sciences at Clemson University. Balakrishnan previously served as associate dean for undergraduate...
Plan to Consolidate MSI STEM Funding Raises Equity Concerns
Loss of guaranteed funding and potential increased competition for NSF grants jeopardizes MSI programs, advocates say.They may appear as a blip on the federal budget screen, but science programs for minority-serving institutions are at the forefront...
Plan to Consolidate MSI STEM Funding Raises Equity Concerns: Loss of Guaranteed Funding and Potential Increased Competition for NSF Grants Jeopardizes MSI Programs, Advocates Say
They may appear as a blip on the federal budget screen, but science programs for minority-serving institutions are at the forefront of a debate over the role of these colleges and how best to prepare more students of color for science, technology,...
Report: Ethnicity Influences Judiciary Decision Making
Comprehensive study reveals judges' race affects outcomes in workplace racial harassment cases.A recent examination of federal lawsuit decisions found that plaintiffs charging workplace racial harassment prevailed 45.8 percent of the time when the presiding...
Report: Ethnicity Influences Judiciary Decision Making: Comprehensive Study Reveals Judges' Race Affects Outcomes in Workplace Racial Harassment Cases
A recent examination of federal lawsuit decisions found that plaintiffs charging workplace racial harassment prevailed 45.8 percent of the time when the presiding judge was Black. The percentages decrease by more than half when those cases were heard...
The "Unsung Hero" of Black Retention
Student leadership development opportunities are essential in higher education and can deepen students' educational experience.A well-documented body of research has stated positions and articulated best practices in ensuring that African-Americans matriculate...
The "Unsung Hero" of Black Retention: Student Leadership Development Opportunities Are Essential in Higher Education and Can Deepen Students' Educational Experience
A well-documented body of research has stated positions and articulated best practices in ensuring that African-Americans matriculate through and graduate from postsecondary institutions. The discourse around college success for African-Americans is...
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