Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 25, February 3

African American Student Programs vs. Diversity: As More Student Groups Scramble to Get a Share of Diversity Pie, Is the African American Slice Shrinking?
African American Student Programs vs. Diversity: As more student groups scramble to get a share of the diversity pie, is the African American slice shrinking?A $46,000 annual budget may seem reasonable in these economic times for a campus organization...
An Unappealing Decision
Experts view US Circuit Court panel's reversal of Cureton v. NCAA as maintaining a discriminatory status quo in collegiate sports WASHINGTON - The NCAA "is free to discriminate." That is bow some experts are interpreting the decision of a three-judge...
An Unappealing DECISION: Experts View U.S. Circuit Court Panel's Reversal of Cureton V. NCAA as Maintaining a `Discriminatory Status Quo' in Collegiate Sports
An Unappealing DECISION: Experts view U.S. Circuit Court panel's reversal of Cureton v. NCAA as maintaining a `discriminatory status quo' in collegiate sportsWASHINGTON -- The NCAA "is free to discriminate." That is how some experts are interpreting...
Black Colleges Beef Up Security after Recieving Hate Mail
BATON ROUGE, La. - Southern University was one of several historically Black colleges and universities that kicked off the year 2000 by tightening security after receiving a threatening racist hate letter. "I've been in this business for 30-something...
Campus Policy Hinders Student's Efforts to Promote Online Bookstore
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A student at the University of Pittsburgh's Johnstown campus says school officials reversed a decision to allow her to distribute brochures about a discount online bookstore, saying it would hurt sales at the campus shop. Lee Ann Diffendal,...
Computer Policies at Louisiana-Monroe Rely Heavily on Trust
MONROE, IA. - Trust is a major part of the computer policies at the University of Louisiana-Monroe. Faculty members and students who break that trust can be punished. But officials won't make any predictions about what might happen to a student arrested...
Credentialing Loopholes Common in K-12 Teaching
As states wrestle against teacher shortage WASHINGTON - The quality of classroom learning was once again highlighted last month with the release of a report that documents the failure of states to ensure that all teachers have the knowledge and skills...
Credentialing Loopholes Common in K-12 Teaching: As States Wrestle against Teacher Shortage
Credentialing Loopholes Common in K-12 Teaching: As states wrestle against teacher shortageWASHINGTON -- The quality of classroom learning was once again highlighted last month with the release of a report that documents the failure of states to ensure...
Diversity Plan Trends Aims to Meet 21st Century Challenges
The arent generation of diversity plans seeks to be more incluxive - and we're not just talking about numerical. Campus diversity practitioners often complain that diversity initiatives aren't integrated into the core structures of their colleges or...
Diversity Plan Trends Aim to Meet 21st Century Challenges: The Current Generation of Diversity Plans Seek to Be More Inclusive - and We're Not Just Talking about Numerically
Diversity Plan Trends Aim to Meet 21st Century Challenges: The current generation of diversity plans seeks to be more inclusive -- and we're not just talking about numericallyCampus diversity practitioners often complain that diversity initiatives aren't...
Fort Valley's Students May Have to Repay Grants
ATLANTA - Some Fort Valley State University students who received grants may have to give the money back after an audit that showed potential fraud in the school's financial aid office. Fort Valley State President Dr. Oscar L. Prater says school officials...
Higher Education in INDIA: A Brief Historical and Contemporary Overview
Higher Education In INDIA: A brief historical and contemporary overviewIndia has an old tradition of knowledge and learning. In fact, a well-established system of higher education functioned as early as 1000 B.C. In that system, the construction of knowledge,...
High Hopes for Health Bill
WASHINGTON - Support is growing in Congress and the Clinton administration for legislation that would increase the status of the federal office on minority health - and, in the process, create new funding opportunities for Black college medical schools....
Identity Matters: An Asian-Caribbean-American's Perspective
Identity Matters: An Asian-Caribbean-American's perspectiveOne place where the African and Indian Diasporas meet is in the Caribbean. After France and England abolished slavery in their holdings there, plantation owners brought Indian laborers to the...
It May Be Tough, but a Multiracial Identity Is Not a Crisis
It May Be Tough, but: A Multiracial Identity Is Not a CrisisTerms like "Black issues" used to make me feel uncomfortable. I am of racially mixed parentage and have never really felt like I belonged to a particular community -- African American nor Asian...
Judge's Ruling Effectively Acquits High-Stakes Test: To the Disadvantage of Poor and Minority Students in Texas
Judge's Ruling Effectively Acquits High-Stakes Test: To the disadvantage of poor and minority students in TexasWASHINGTON -- Even though Black and Latino students are at increased risk of failing Texas' high-school graduation test, a federal judge ruled...
Proprietary Schools Seek Liason like Black, Hispanic Colleges
WASHINGTON - Support is growing in Congress and the Clinton administration for legislation that would increase the status of the federal office on minority health - and, in the process, create new funding opportunities for Black college medical schools....
Report Calls for 'E-Learning' as College Boom Gets Underway
OLYMPIA,Wash. - Washington's public colleges need to prepare for an influx of 50,000 new students by the end of the decade, and will need to rely on electronic learning and other advances as an adjunct to simply throwing up more college buildings, a...
Responding to Words That Shock
Responding To Words That ShockSome statements are so shocking you never forget them. "The only difference between Indians and Whites is the color of our hair and skin Otherwise, we're Caucasian, too," said my friend, fellow journalist and former room-mate,...
Reviewing the History of Philanthropy in Black Education
Reviewing the History of Philanthropy in Black EducationA mid the burgeoning literature about modern philanthropy, Eric Anderson and Alfred A. Moss Jr. make a significant contribution to our understanding of philanthropy as an agent of social change....
The 'Other' Asians
With their numbers on the rise, Indian, Pakistani and other South Asian scholars are gradually emerging from academe's shadows. When Dr. Madhulika Khandelwal did a computer search for literature about Indian immigrants in 1986, she got back thousands...
The `Other' Asians: With Their Numbers on the Rise, Indian, Pakistani and Other South Asian Scholars Are Gradually Emerging from Academe's Shadows
The `Other' Asians: With their numbers on the rise, Indian, Pakistani and other South Asian scholars are gradually emerging from academe's shadows.When Dr. Madhulika Khandelwal did a computer search for literature about Indian immigrants in 1986, she...
WASHINGTON UPDATE: High Hopes for Health Bill
WASHINGTON UPDATE: High Hopes for Health BillWASHINGTON -- Support is growing in Congress and the Clinton administration for legislation that would increase the status of the federal office on minority health -- and, in the process, create new funding...
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