Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 8, June 12

A Brief History of the National Pan-Hellenic Council
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) was established in 1930 at Howard University as a national coordinating body for the eight historically African American fraternities and sororities which had evolved on American college and university campuses...
Athletics Return, but the Struggle Continues at UDC
Howard Professors, Local AA UP Members Unite to Aid Faltering Institution WASHINGTON - The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will reinstate its athletics program in the fall, thanks to a referendum vote by students to increase student athletic...
Athletics Return, but the Struggle Continues at UDC: Howard Professors, Local AAUP Members Unite to Aid Faltering Institution
Athletics Return, but the Struggle Continues at UDC: Howard Professors, Local AAUP Members Unite to Aid Faltering InstitutionWASHINGTON -- The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will reinstate its athletics program in the fall, thanks to a...
CBC Priorities Include Education Grants
Funds to rebuild public schools and increase access to technology are among the legislative priorities for the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) this year. CBC's newly released legislative proposals include an Education Development Block Grant that states...
Frat-Ricide
Are African Am rican Fraternities Beating Themselves to Death? They took him into a room and five members of the fraternity attacked him. They punched and kicked him. I asked if he ever got the urge to swing back and he said, 'We can't.' He said he had...
Letters to the Editor
A Fundamental Disagreement I strongly disagreed with Alvin Chambliss's open letter and did not wish to be associated with it. I specifically prepared a disclaimer memo addressed to the persons to whom it was sent and to the persons mentioned in it. With...
Pledging a Brother, Not Intaking a "Paper Brother"
Pledging a Brother, Not Intaking a "Paper Brother"The following story allegedly took place on a public historically Black college campus in Maryland last year. Because the tradition of pledging has been officially replaced by the National Pan-Hellenic...
Putting Words in the President's Mouth
When Terry Edmonds Writes, People Listen Since joining the White House in early 1995, presidential speechwriter Terry Edmonds has toiled far away from the news media spotlight that closely follows President Bill Clinton and his top aides. Speechwriters...
Putting Words in the President's Mouth: When Terry Edmonds Writes, People Listen
Putting Words in the President's Mouth: When Terry Edmonds Writes, People ListenSince joining the White House in early 1995, presidential speechwriter Terry Edmonds has toiled far away from the news media spotlight that closely follows President Bill...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Scholarship, Sisterhood, Service
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Scholarship, Sisterhood, ServiceWhen twenty-two young Black women came together at Howard University to form Delta Sigma Theta sorority, their goal was to focus on scholarship, sisterhood, and service to the African American community....
The Blending of Africanisms and Christianity
The Blending of Africanisms and ChristianityAin't Gonna Lay My `Ligion Down: African American Religion in the Southedited by Alonzo Johnson and Paul JersildUniversity of South Carolina Press, 1996141 pagesHardback or Softcover: $19.95Convinced of the...
THE LAST WORD: Conceptual Shift Needed to Diversify Higher Education
THE LAST WORD: Conceptual Shift Needed To Diversify Higher EducationAt a recent meeting in Los Angeles, the American Association of Community College board of directors unanimously approved a statement on inclusion.The statement urges community colleges...
VMI Sets Rules for First Female Class
ROANOKE, Va. - The first women cadets at Virginia Military Institute (VMI) will get close-cropped haircuts and can't wear makeup. They'll sleep in unlocked barracks. They won't have to wrestle male cadets. In a report filed in U.S. District Court late...
Washington UPDATE: CBC Priorities Include Education Grants
Washington UPDATE: CBC Priorities Include Education GrantsFunds to rebuild public schools and increase access to technology are among the legislative priorities for the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) this year.CBC's newly released legislative proposals...
Washington UPDATE: Despite Criticism, Congress Commits to Educational Tax Cuts
Washington UPDATE: Despite Criticism, Congress Commits to Educational Tax CutsThe White House and Republican congressional leaders settled negotiations on an education tax break in late May even though some Democrats -- including Congressional Black...
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