Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 7, June 2

Barber-Scotia Shuts Down Campus, Administrators Threaten Lawsuit: Financial Woes Mount
Barber-Scotia Shuts Down Campus, Administrators Threaten Lawsuit:. Financial Woes Mountby John MinterCONCORD, NC -- The financially troubled Barber-Scotia College has been shut down, at least for the summer, and its students ordered off the campus, said...
Dissecting A Dilemma: The Black Male Crisis in Higher Education: New Directions or Status Quo?
Dissecting A Dilemma: The Black Male Crisis In Higher Education: New. Directions or Status Quo?It has been recognized that Black under-representation is most acute in higher education. An even greater aberration is the declining number of Black males...
Florida Report Shows College Students Underprepared in Reading, Writing and Math: Remedial Programs Underway and Already Successful
Florida Report Shows College Students Underprepared in Reading, Writing. and Math: Remedial Programs Underway and Already Successfulby Roberto RodriguezA recent report shows that nearly 40 percent of all first-time-in-college (FTIC) students in Florida...
HACU Seeking to Increase Visibility, Federal Funding: Black-College Leaders Say HBCUs More Deserving of Budget Dollars
HACU Seeking to Increase Visibility, Federal Funding: Black-college. Leaders Say HBCUs More Deserving of Budget Dollarsby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoWASHINGTON, DC -- The six-year-old Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has become a growing...
Leaders Credited for Funding Increase: Mississippi Community Colleges Get 47-Percent Budget Hike
Leaders Credited For Funding Increase: Mississippi Community Colleges. Get 47-Percent Budget Hikeby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoA campaign to put Mississippi's 15 community colleges in the forefront of meeting the state's rising workforce training demands...
Mississippi HBCU Watch: A New Wave of Student Activism in the South
Mississippi HBCU Watch: A New Wave of Student Activism In the South.by B. Denise HawkinsOXFORD, MS -- Last summer nearly a dozen Black-college students decided to plop themselves into the midst of Mississippi's thorny racial present and onto the pages...
New Realities for Africa: Pan-Africanists, Scholars Speculate Black Rule in South Africa Could Signal a New Direction for Continent
New Realities for Africa: Pan-Africanists, Scholars Speculate Black. Rule in South Africa Could Signal a New Direction For Continentby Mary-Christine PhillipThe ascendance of Nelson Mandela to the presidency of South Africa marks the end of a long, bloody...
Outreach Programs Draw Hispanics to Cuyahoga Campus
Outreach Programs Draw Hispanics to Cuyahoga Campus.By Eileen BealCLEVELAND, OH -- A recent gathering of more than 100 educators and community leaders at Cuyahoga Community College (CCC) was another link in the growing chain of events, activities and...
Scholars Seek Doctoral Program in Puerto Rican Studies
Scholars Seek Doctoral Program in Puerto Rican Studies.by Roberto RodriguezWhile proponents of Chicano Studies struggle nationwide to create academic departments, Puerto Rican scholars are expanding their scope in their long-established departments to...
The Trial: Round Two for Fordice Mississippi Higher Education Back in Court
The Trial: Round Two for Fordice Mississippi Higher Education Back in. Courtby B. Denise HawkinsOXFORD, MS -- There is no inlaid Italian marble on display at the North Mississippi Rural Legal Services office. It is a spare, windowless, storefront decked...
Washington Update
Washington Update.by Charles DervaricsMany Black Colleges Slated To Join Direct Loan ProgramAt least 28 historically or predominantly Black colleges and universities will join the federal government's experiment with direct loans beginning next year.The...
Who Pays the Costs of `Flexibility'?
Who Pays the Costs of 'Flexibility'?.Recent developments in the governance of higher education in New Jersey should give pause to members of state boards responsible for the oversight and coordination of public colleges. Gov. Christine Todd Whitman's...

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