Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, April 6

Academic Standards for Athletes: A Debate in Black and White
Academic Standards For Athletes: A Debate in Black and White.The issue of higher academic standards for athletes has, unfortunately, widened the already huge chasm between the races. Because standardized achievement tests have been a major part of all...
Arthur Ashe Jr.: The Lessons He Taught and Learned
Arthur Ashe Jr.: The Lessons He Taught and Learned.by B. Denise HawkinsCOLLEGE MEANT THE WORLD TO ARTHUR ASHE.As a lanky tennis prodigy from Richmond, VA, Ashe used his fierce backhand and his wit to win a scholarship to UCLA, where he launched his game...
Balancing the Ball: How Georgetown Basketball Became a Beacon for Recruitment and Success
Balancing The Ball: How Georgetown Basketball Became a Beacon for. Recruitment and Successby Dianne Williams HayesIt was televised basketball games that gave Georgetown University its following of teen-agers who sport the Hoya's sweatshirts and hats...
Cultural Difference or Foul Mouth: Athletic Officials Put the Lid on Trash Talk
Cultural Difference or Foul Mouth: Athletic Officials Put the Lid on. Trash Talkby Mary-Christine PhillipCultural differences on a playing field? The refrain of major-college coaches and other senior sports officials is that there is no such thing. Just...
Drubbings No More: HBCU Basketball Teams Win Their Way to Respect
Drubbings No More: HBCU Basketball Teams Win Their Way To Respect.by Cbarles S. FarrellBefore there was March Madness, there were December Drubbings.December Drubbings, for the uninitiated, are those contests that pit college basketball powers against...
Organizers Recall the Birth of a Union: Cal State Northridge Oral History Project Documents UFW's Struggle
Organizers Recall the Birth Of a Union: Cal State Northridge Oral. History Project Documents UFW's Struggleby Patrisia Gonzales and Roberto RodriguezNORTHRIDGE, CA -- Amid the stillvisible rubble of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, many of the early organizers...
Pay for Play? Lucrative TV Deals Push a Simmering Issue into Center Court
Pay For Play? Lucrative TV Deals Push a Simmering Issue into Center. Courtby Garland L. ThompsonAn intense sub-theme undergirds the traditional March Madness of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament. Call it the cash...
Proposed Fordice Funds Tied Up in Miss. Legislature
Proposed Fordice Funds Tied Up in Miss. Legislature.by B. Denise HawkinsRecent efforts to put more funds into Mississippi's three Black universities fell apart in the hand of legislators in the wake of a federal desegregation ruling.In early March, U.S....
Slam-Dunking Scholars: Study Hall on Wheels, Discipline and Teamwork Make Clark Atlanta's `Lady Panthers' High Scorers on and off the Court
Slam-Dunking Scholars: Study Hall on Wheels, Discipline and Teamwork. Make Clark Atlanta's 'Lady Panthers' High Scorers On and Off the Courtby Donald E. WinbushATLANTA -- Take one look at this basketball team's statistics on three-pointers, and it's...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Who Collects the Value Added from College Sports?
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Who Collects the Value Added from College. Sports?Julianne MalveauxASHINGTON, DC -- "It ought to be more than a game, but basketball on the playgrounds of Coney Island is much more than that -- for many young men, it represents...
THE LAST WORD: What Arthur Ashe Jr. Means to Me
THE LAST WORD: What Arthur Ashe Jr. Means to Me.As Arthur Ashe's first cousin, I've been asked many times to give my thoughts on what Arthur Ashe meant to the African-American community. While several phrases come to mind -- hero, athlete, historian,...
The Transition Team: Duke Forms Committee to Guide Its Sports Stars into the Pros
The Transition Team: Duke Forms Committee to Guide its Sports Stars. into the Prosby Joan MorganThere is much talk of athletic stars "giving back" to their communities and their institutions as payback for the success they have enjoyed. In an unusual...
Upholding the Arthur Ashe Jr. Legacy
Upholding the Arthur Ashe Jr. Legacy.Frank L. MatthewsPublisherThe name Arthur Ashe Jr. evokes standards of intellectual and athletic excellence that transcend boundaries and time. If we are fortunate, each generation will have the privilege of coming...
Washington UPDATE: House Approves Current-Year Budget Cuts
Washington UPDATE: House Approves Current-year Budget Cuts.by Charles DervaricsA divided U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a bill chopping $1.7 billion from previously approved spending bills for 1995, with education and human service programs...

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