Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 15, September 22

10 Inducted into the Black College Hall of Fame
10 Inducted Into The Black College Hall Of Fame.by Kathleen Kennedy ManzoWilliam E. Cox, president of Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc., which publishes Black Issues In Higher Education and Community College Week, was one of 10 Black leaders inducted...
Black College Initiative Overcoming Slow Start
Black College Initiative Overcoming Slow Start.Executive Director, Staff at Work, Advisors Empaneledby B. Denise HawkinsWASHINGTON, DC -- The appointment of Catherine LeBlanc as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges...
Increasing the Pool of Physicists of Color: Alabama A&M Graduates Four Ph.D.S, Has More in the Pipeline
Increasing The Pool of Physicists Of Color: Alabama A&M Graduates Four. Ph.D.s, Has More In the Pipelineby Garland L. ThompsonAlmost unnoticed last May, as others prepared for summer break, Physics Department head Calvin Lowe and his colleagues at...
NCAA: Blacks Make the Plays but Call Few of the Shots: Study Finds Plenty of Athletes, Few Sports Administrators
NCAA: Blacks Make the Plays But Call Few of the Shots: Study Finds. Plenty of Athletes, Few Sports Administratorsby Charles S. FarrellBlacks and other minorities "do not represent significant numbers" in administrative positions in intercollegiate athletics,...
New Position, New Setting, New Opportunities: A Challenging Leadership Responsibility
New Position, New Setting, New Opportunities: A Challenging Leadership. ResponsibilityAfter working several years at a traditionally white Midwestern institution of higher education, I became dean of the College of Education at a historically African...
NSF Grants $13.5 Million to Schools in Nation's Capital: An `Investment,' Officials Say, to Boost Science and Math Education
NSF Grants $13.5 Million to Schools in Nation's Capital: An. 'Investment,' Officials Say, to Boost Science and Math Educationby Michael A. FletcherWASHINGTON, DC -- In an effort to boost the number of Blacks and other minorities prepared for technological...
On-the-Job Education: External Degree Programs Allow Professionals to Earn Advanced Degrees
On-The-Job Education: External Degree Programs Allow Professionals to. Earn Advanced Degreesby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoAs an administrator for the Denver Public Schools, Evie Dennis, while juggling professional and personal responsibilities, had little...
Required Reading: A Lesson on Integration
Required Reading: A Lesson on Integration.In her powerful memoir, Warriors Don't Cry, Melba Patillo Beals has offered us a reminder of the way the world used to be, in Black and white.Beals was one of the Little Rock Nine, the group of African American...
Student Loan Defaults Declining, Riley Says
Student Loan Defaults Declining, Riley Says.U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley has announced that the costs associated with defaulted student loans have declined for the third straight year, reducing taxpayers' burden by millions of dollars....
The Lady and the Tiger: Stanford Gets Eldrick and Dominique
The Lady And The Tiger: Stanford Gets Eldrick and Dominique.by Mary-Christine PhillipThese are among the best of times for a pair of African American athletes who have shattered and tied records in sports not generally associated with folks of their...
True Test: NCAA Questions Quality of Correspondence Courses, Integrity of Exams
True Test: NCAA Questions Quality of Correspondence Courses, Integrity. of Examsby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoAthletes struggling to meet academic requirements for playing sports at four-year institutions often seek to boost their performance in the classroom...
TURF: There Are Other Professionals on the Golfing Green
TURF: There Are Other Professionals on the Golfing Green.by Mitch GitmanThe phenomenal success of new U.S. Amateur Champion Tiger Woods notwithstanding, American golf is still about as white as the ball the sport is played with.But while public attention...
Washington Update: House Panel Examines Whether Health Reform May Hurt Minorities
Washington Update: House Panel Examines Whether Health Reform May Hurt. Minoritiesby Charles DervaricsCongress' ongoing debate on health care reform could threaten the survival of minority health care providers and historically Black medical institutions,...
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