Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 8, June 11

An Idea Worth Considering
An Idea Worth ConsideringIn this new edition of his book, The Afrocentric Idea. Dr. Molefi Kete Asante seeks to achieve three basic intellectual aims: first, to provide all expansive portrait of the Afrocentric idea; second, to address a new group of...
Blues for Blacks at Bluefield State
Blues for Blacks at Bluefield State: African Americans Awkwardly Strive to Regain A Presence at the Nation's Whitest HBCUMore than one hundred years after the founding of Bluefield State College, the main campus remains poised high upon a hill above...
House Considers Cutting Education Budget
Washington UPDATE: House Considers Cutting Education BudgetDespite a booming economy and a budget surplus, education programs may get little or no new federal funding this year, if the House of Representatives gets its way.A new House resolution would...
It Takes More Than a Degree
THE LAST WORD: It Takes More Than A DegreeMany African Americans seem to have been indoctrinated in the belief that those who receive a terminal degree, such as the Ph.D., can write their own ticket into the administrative ranks of higher education if...
Legislators Tinkering with HBCU Default Rules
Washington UPDATE: Legislatures Tinkering With HBCU Default RulesThe default penalty exemption enjoyed by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) would change slightly under the House of Representatives' new Higher Education Act (HEA) bill.Since...
Letters to the Editor
Lifelong Learning Companion Dear Editor: Thank you for Black Issues In Higher Education. It is one of the greatest sources for me and my district. I have shared this resource with my district grant writer for years and now I intend to donate all of my...
Minority Enrollment Creeps Upward at Texas Universities
Minority Enrollment Creeps Upward at Texas Universities: New recruitment strategies and the 10 percent law credited with upturnAUSTIN, Texas -- Black and Latino enrollments are beginning to edge upward again at public universities in Texas after the...
New Faculty Retirement Realities the Subject of Symposium
WASHINGTON, D.C. - It used to be that tenured professors knew exactly when they'd be expected to retire: seventy was to be the golden age. In 1994, however, this all changed when amendments to the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) ended...
Plotting the Assassination of Little Red Sambo
Plotting The Assassination Of Little Red Sambo: Psychologists Join War Against Racist Campus MascotsImagine, if you will, a tall, thin Black man, dressed in Hollywood-inspired African warrior attire, bearing a scowling countenance, and brandishing a...
What's New
Hampton University plans to establish the nation's first African American Poetry Archive to be housed in the university's museum. The archive will serve as a central repository of documents relating to African American poetry and poetics. Among its holdings...
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