Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 8, May 22

A Bold Promise
When Tennessee Gov. William Haslam proposed legislation in February aimed at offering a free community college education for all graduating high school seniors in his state, Darius Green was quick to take notice.Like many of the students in his class,...
A Bold Promise: Tennessee Gov. William Haslam's Legislation Offering a Free Community College Education Recently Passed through Legislation
When Tennessee Gov. William Haslam proposed legislation in February aimed at offering a free community college education for all graduating high school seniors in his state, Darius Green was quick to take notice. Like many of the students in his...
Community College Report Identifies Reform Goals
As part of its goal to revive the United States economy, one of the Obama administration's first initiatives was to set a goal for the nation to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world to produce a workforce that can compete globally....
Community College Report Identifies Reform Goals
As part of its goal to revive the United States economy, one of the Obama administrations first initiatives was to set a goal for the nation to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world to produce a workforce that can compete globally.In...
Dream Catcher
When Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton retired last year after 21 years as president of Cuyahoga Community College, many people worried that she would leave the Cleveland area. To their relief, Thornton, president emeritus of the college, stayed.The concern is...
Dream Catcher: The 2014 Diverse Champions Award Recipient Makes an Indelible Impact on Cleveland and the National Community College Movement
When Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton retired last year after 21 years as president of Cuyahoga Community College, many people worried that she would leave the Cleveland area. To their relief, Thornton, president emeritus of the college, stayed. The concern...
From the Sapling to the Oak
This is not the first time I have found myself in a job for which I had not planned. From working in a newsroom and on documentary films to volunteer board leadership in a sexual violence response and prevention organization, to faculty, program leadership...
From the Sapling to the Oak
This is not the first time I have found myself in a job for which I had not planned. From working in a newsroom and on documentary films to volunteer board leadership in a sexual violence response and prevention organization, to faculty, program leadership...
On the Move
The Harris-Stowe State University Board of Regents has appointed DWAUN J. WARMACK as the university's president, effective July 14, 2014. Warmack is currently senior vice president for administration and student services at Bethune-Cookman University....
Study: Female Leaders in Higher Ed Face Different Expectations Than Males
A recent study of top female college and university leaders finds that, although there are glimmers of optimism, female higher education administrators still face subtle barriers, such as being held to different expectations than male counterparts,...
Study: Female Leaders in Higher Ed Face Different Expectations Than Males
A recent study of top female college and university leaders finds that, although there are glimmers of optimism, female higher education administrators still face subtle barriers, such as being held to different expectations than male counterparts, lack...
The Jazz Teacher
Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton has been a pioneer in higher education for decades. In 2013, she retired as president of Cleveland, Ohio-based Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) after 21 years of service. In March, she received the Diverse Champions Award for...
The Jazz Teacher
Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton has been a pioneer in higher education for decades. In 2013, she retired as president of Cleveland, Ohio-based Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) after 21 years of service. In March, she received the Diverse Champions Award for...
To Go Co-Ed or Not?
Julia Zelinger didn't plan to attend a women's college. As a high school senior, the suburban Cleveland resident visited several colleges across the country. After visiting Columbia University, Zelinger went across the street to Barnard College, a private...
To Go Co-Ed or Not? Women's Colleges Are Considering Which Path They Need to Take to Survive
Julia Zelinger didn't plan to attend a women's college. As a high school senior, the suburban Cleveland resident visited several colleges across the country. After visiting Columbia University, Zelinger went across the street to Barnard College, a...
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