Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 8, June 16

Accolades Instead of Blame
Accolades Instead of Blame.Black administrators at colleges and universities have been under extreme pressure in the 1990s. Blame is often leveled at them by faculty, staff, students and the community.It is true that there are some administrators who...
Closed Door: Wayne County Search Committee Looks for President in Private Meetings
Closed Door: Wayne County Search Committee Looks for President in. Private Meetingsby Debra AdamsDETROIT -- Wayne County Community College's presidential search committee plans to conduct its meetings in private.The 19-member panel, seeking to replace...
Information Highway: Latino Student Protesters Create Nationwide Linkup
Information Highway: Latino Student Protesters Create Nationwide Linkup.by Roberto RodriguezThe Incas had neither horses nor the wheel, yet they created thousands of miles of well-kept roads. The Mayans also had thousands of miles of highways which connected...
Investing for the Golden Years: Building a Nest Egg in the Post-Mandatory Retirement Era
Investing For The Golden Years: Building a Nest Egg In the. Post-Mandatory Retirement Eraby Mary-Christine PhillipIt's never too early to start saving for retirement. And since the principles of sound financial investment should start early, elimination...
Jump Ball: Black Coaches, NCAA Have Benign Standoff
Jump Ball: Black Coaches, NCAA Have Benign Standoff.by Charles S. FarrellORLANDO, FL -- Just a few months after they seemed prepared to go to the mat with each other, the Black Coaches Association (BCA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association...
Loading Up on Courses: Student Registration Patterns Stir Concern at Savannah State
Loading Up on Courses: Student Registration Patterns Stir Concern at. Savannah Stateby Garland L. ThompsonThe high number of students registering for courses well beyond a normal load at Savannah State College and the acceptance of below average grades...
Making Good: MEP-Turning Long Shots into Successes
Making Good: MEP-Turning Long Shots Into Successes.by Lisa RichardsonNORTHRIDGE, CA -- Anthony Kalfani Magee, 24, a newly-minted engineer fresh out of California State University-Northridge, describes himself with superlatives: "Brilliant, overwhelmingly...
New Realities: Complying with the Elimination of Forced Retirement
New Realities: Complying with the Elimination of Forced Retirement.by B. Denise HawkinsDecades ago when some college administrators wanted to resolve tough tenure decisions they simply ignored them and waited until a professor turned 70.But the wait...
Senior Power: Longer Twilight Shortens Prospects for Junior Scholars
Senior Power: Longer Twilight Shortens Prospects for Junior Scholars.by Kathleen Kennedy ManzoA year ago, 20 professors at the University of Washington (UW) were cut from the roster after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70 -- their positions...
Universal Access: Superhighway Critical for Equal Educational Opportunity
Universal Access: Superhighway Critical For Equal Educational. Opportunityby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoThe information superhighway must be made available for free or at very low cost to public schools, community colleges and universities in order to ensure...
Washington Update
Washington Update.by Charles DervaricsHouse Approves Minority Health Bill; Conference SetThe House of Representatives has approved a bill to restructure health care scholarship programs for minorities, a move that has drawn criticism from some lawmakers...
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