Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 23, January 9

A Thoroughly Satisfying Look at Community Colleges.-Again
A Thoroughly Satisfying Look at Community Colleges...- Again.Now in its third edition, Cohen and Brawer's The American Community College has achieved and exceeded the status of earlier classic overviews of the field, many of which I have used in a graduate...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Biggest Student-Aid Increase in Years
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: Biggest Student-Aid Increase in Years.In March, Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) labeled it "dead on arrival." By September, Republicans and Democrats were fighting to claim credit for the plan which became the largest student-aid...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Black Public Universities Face Severe Adversity
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: Black Public Universities Face Severe. AdversityThere were rocky times in 1996 for three prominent historically Black public universities, each of which occupies a central niche in African American education in their areas...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Establishing the African American Canon
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: Establishing The African American Canon."There is no more question of the legitimacy of this literature," said Harvard University's Dr. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates upon the recent publication of the first Norton Anthology...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Howard Gains Provost
Impact 1996 The Year in Review: Howard Gains Provost.In what could become one of the most significant appointments in all of Black higher education, Dr. Antoine Garibaldi was named as Howard University's first provost. Instituting a provost represents...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: NCAA Toughens Freshman Eligibility Standards
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: NCAA Toughens Freshman Eligibility. Standards1996 will be remembered as the year the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) kept its promise to increase initial eligibility standards despite overwhelming evidence...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Open Attacks on Programs Benefitting People of Color
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: Open Attacks on Programs Benefitting. People of ColorCalifornia Passes Proposition 209Proposition 209 -- known as Prop 209 or, as it was officially called, the California Civil Rights Initiative -- reverberated throughout...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: Remediation Struggles Engulf Community Colleges
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: Remediation Struggles Engulf Community. CollegesIt's the education world's equivalent of the elephant-in-the-living-room syndrome -- an enormous problem staring you in the face that everyone can see but no one likes to...
Impact 1996 the Year in Review: School-to-Work Program Remains Intact
Impact 1996 The Year In Review: School-to-Work Program Remains Intact.A year ago, consolidation of federal job-training and vocational education programs seemed inevitable, part of a bipartisan plan to shrink government. Republicans in control of Congress...
THE LAST WORD: Free Education for Students of African Descent
THE LAST WORD: Free Education for Students of African Descent.For decades, there have been discussions on how to properly compensate people of African descent for the hundreds of years of free labor provided during slavery in America. Models have already...
THE NEW CRUSADERS: Environmental Education Producing Cadre of Freedom (from Toxic Waster) Fighters
THE NEW CRUSADERS: Environmental Education Producing Cadre of Freedom. (from Toxic Waste) FightersWhile studying chemistry at Xavier University in New Orleans, Robert Swayzer III excelled in the classroom during his freshman and sophomore years. Although...
Washington UPDATE: HBCU Leaders Urge Expansion of Title III and TRIO Programs
Washington UPDATE: HBCU Leaders Urge Expansion of Title III and TRIO. ProgramsExpansion of Title III aid to minority institutions and TRIO programs for disadvantaged youth emerged as top priorities at a December 17 public hearing on Higher Education...
Washington UPDATE: Xavier Graduate May Create New Possibilities for HBCUs
Washington UPDATE: Xavier Graduate May Create New Possibilities for HBCUs.Alexis M. Herman, nominated by President Clinton to become the first African American woman to head the Department of Labor, will be one of three Black members of Clinton's second-term...
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