Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 18, October 28

15th Anniversary Roundup: Fact about Faculty
There are 26,835 full-time Black faculty in the United States, accounting for roughly 5 percent of all full-time faculty 1 employed at post secondary institutions in the country. Among the full-time Black faculty working at postsecondary institutions,...
E-Mail Addresses of Iowa Students Faculty Up for Sale
IOWA CITY, Iowa - It may not be illegal, but it's sure not university policy. That's the word from University of Iowa officials after learning that the e-mail addresses of 40,000 students and faculty members have been put up for sale on the Yahoo! auction...
Financial Aid Prospecting - ONLINE: The Internet Is Loaded with Valuable Financial Aid Information, but Few Campus Web Sites Are Designed to Help Them Find It
Financial Aid Prospecting -- ONLINE: The Internet Is Loaded With Valuable Financial Aid Information, but Few Campus Web Sites Are Designed to Help Them Find ItLog on to any of the hundreds of college Web sites now available on the Internet, and you'll...
Grooming Teh 21st Century Professoriate
Despite Challenges Posed by Anti-Affirmative Action Initiatives, the Ph.D. Pipeline Continues to Deliver a Diverse and Much Needed Group of Young Professors CLAREMONT, Calif.- With just one Black professor, five Latino professors and five Asian American...
Grooming the 21st Century PROFESSORIATE: Despite Challenges Posed by Anti-Affirmative Action Initiatives, the Ph.D. Pipeline Continues to Deliver a Diverse and Much Needed Group of Young Professors
Grooming the 21st Century PROFESSORIATE: Despite Challenges Posed by Anti-Affirmative Action Initiatives, the Ph.D. Pipeline Continues to Deliver a Diverse and Much Needed Group of Young ProfessorsCLAREMONT, Calif. -- With just one Black professor, five...
Hostile Environments?
Conference Attendees Suggest Localities Embrace, Rather Than Reject, Black Festivals ATLANTA- Cities should treat spring festivals for Blackyouth no differently than other large gatherings, according to officials who attended a mo-day conference on events...
Hostile Environments? Conference Attendees Suggest Localities Embrace, Rather Than Reject, Black Festivals
Hostile Environments? Conference Attendees Suggest Localities Embrace, Rather Than Reject, Black FestivalsATLANTA -- Cities should treat spring festivals for Black youth no differently than other large gatherings, according to officials who attended...
Judge Asked to Stop Georgia Form Using Race in Admissions
ATLANTA - University of Georgia President Dr. Michael Adams did not have to wait long for a challenge to his recent decision to keep race as a factor in deciding admissions. Atlanta attorney Lee Parks, who has battled the university system before over...
Learning from Wilt and Milt
Learning From Wilt And MiltI was among those stunned earlier this month at the news that basketball superstar Wilt Chamberlain and jazz legend Milt Jackson had died within days of each other. Chamberlain's giant feet trampled over me once at a track...
Reflections of Faculty Pipeline Program Progeny: Undergraduate Research Fellowships Often Are the Catalytic Events That Excite Students about Careers in the Professoriate
Reflections of Faculty Pipeline Program Progeny: Undergraduate Research Fellowships Often Are the Catalytic Event That Excite Students About Careers in the ProfessoriateNEW YORK -- Not until his undergraduate years at Carleton College did Dr. Matthew...
Renewing a Commitment to Civil Rights-Starting with the Courts
Power concedes nothing without a struggle. Last October in Washington, D.C., when the U.S. Supreme Court began its term, 1,000 people gathered to protest the absence of African Americans and Hispanics serving in the very prestigious post of law clerk...
Senate's Funding Formula More Generous to Education Than House's
WASHINGTON - Amid predictions of a federal budget meltdown, historically Black colleges and universities and sponsors of college access programs got a little bit of good news from the U.S. Senate this month. In its most definitive statement yet on the...
Social Capital: A Panacea for Educational Diversity?
Social Capital: A Panacea for Educational Diversity?How many times have we heard that schools that service underprepared students, especially in disadvantaged areas, don't have the luxury of an equal starting line in the race for success? Instead, we're...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: FALL FOLLIES, Myths and Statues
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: FALL FOLLIES, Myths and StatuesAutumn brings us changing leaves, but it also brings the opportunity to review some of the myths that lie at the heart of our nation's foundation.It offers the opportunity, in transition and change,...
Students Warned to Beware of Paying for Financial Aid Assistance
WASHINGTON - Scam artists are ripping off students by offering them guaranteed college scholarships for a fee and then failing to deliver, school administrators and government officials testified at a Senate hearing earlier this month. "Scholarship fraud...
Tales from the BOONDOCKS: Recruiting Black Faculty to Small Town, U.S.A., Can Be A Challenge
Tales From the BOONDOCKS: Recruiting Black Faculty to Small Town, U.S.A., Can Be A Challenge.When Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer first arrived in Manhattan, she went to the local cable provider and asked that Black Entertainment Television be added to the...
Texas Test Patterns: While Lawsuit Says High School Exit Exam Discriminates, Report Shows Achievement Gap Is Closing Two School Districts
Texas Test Patterns: While Lawsuit Says High School Exit Exam Discriminates, Report Shows Achievement Gap Is Closing in Two School DistrictsAUSTIN, Texas -- The outcome of a lawsuit over an exit-level high school examination in Texas could have ramifications...
The Domain Name Game
WASHINGTON - The cash-strapped group assuming management of much of the Internet agreed this month to allow a Virginia company to continue for at least four years as keeper of the master list of World Wide Web addresses in exchange for a $1.25 million...
THE LAST WORD: Renewing a Commitment to Civil Rights - Starting with the Courts
THE LAST WORD: Renewing a Commitment to Civil Rights -- Starting With the CourtsPower concedes nothing without a struggle. Last October in Washington, D.C., when the U.S. Supreme Court began its term, 1,000 people gathered to protest the absence of African...
Tuition & Financial Aid: Reports Depict Mixed Trend
TUITION & FINANCIAL AID: Reports Depict Mixed TrendWASHINGTON -- To hear The College Board tell it, there is good news and then there is good news about tuition and financial aid.But that's only half right -- on both counts. More accurately: There...
WASHINGTON UPDATE: Senate's Funding Formula More Generous to Education Than House's
WASHINGTON UPDATE: Senate's Funding Formula More Generous to Education Than House'sWASHINGTON -- Amid predictions of a federal budget meltdown, historically Black colleges and universities and sponsors of college access programs got a little bit of good...
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