Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 11, July 23

A Shopper's Market
A Shopper's Market: Economy brightens job picture for professional school graduatesFor former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Chris Burke, the end of the Cold War impressed upon him the very real possibility that a downsizing U.S. military could limit his career...
Fundraising Scandal at Bowie State
Fundraising Scandal At Bowie StateBOWIE, Md. -- A financially troubled fund-raising organization for Bowie State University (BSU) is being temporarily handed over to the University of Maryland system amidst criticism that the organization sapped its...
Graduate Aid for Minorities May Be Revived
Washington UPDATE: Graduate Aid For Minorities May Be RevivedWith help from Sen. Carol Moseley Braun (D-I11.), the U.S. Senate wants to increase federal efforts to recruit women and students of color for graduate study.Moseley Braun's goal is to establish...
Medical Associations Want More Minorities in Medical Schools
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Blacks, Hispanics, and some other minorities continue to be underrepresented in the nation's medical schools, even as they grow in the population at large, federal advisers on medical education said last month. The situation is made...
Reality Check for Graduate Schools
Competing for Students in Economic Boom-Times The current job market is enticing many college graduates to immediately pursue the financially lucrative careers found outside of academe. The option to pursue graduate education - with an eye toward seeking...
Senate Raises House's Pell Grant Bid
Washington UPDATE: Senate Raises House's Pell Grant BidNew action taken by the House and Senate would seek higher Pell Grants for needy college students.The Senate, in a bill to rewrite the Higher Education Act, would increase the maximum authorized...
The Top 100: Graduate and Professional Schools-Interpreting the Data
The Top 100: Graduate and Professional Schools; Interpreting The DataFor the seventh consecutive year, the publishers of Black Issues have asked me to produce lists of the institutions that confer the largest number of degrees to students of color in...
To Educate a Nation
To Educate a Nation: Native American tribe hopes to bring higher education to an Arizona reservationWhen the Tohono O'Odham Nation surveyed its members last year about barriers that they faced to obtaining a college degree, recurring themes kept cropping...
UNC Defends Admissions Practices
RALEIGH, N.C. - Officials at the University of North Carolina (UNC) defended themselves last month against allegations that they rejected many White undergraduate applicants with higher test scores and grades than Black applicants. Officials at the state...
What's New
Programs, Accreditations, & Opportunities Rowan University, Rutgers University-Camdeb, and Camden County College have formally agreed to allow students to cross register fro courses among the three institutioins. The agreement, which also gives Rowan...
Window into the Presidents' World
Window Into the President's WorldIf anyone doubts Dr. George B. Vaughan is the nation's leading expert on the community college presidency, the publication of this new book should lay that to rest.The Community College Presidency at the Millennium, co-authored...
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