Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 4, April 8

Academics and Athletics: Playing for the Same Team
NCAA president discusses the challenges of leading the organization in an era of academic reform.High expectations greeted Dr. Myles Brand when he became president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in January 2003. As the fourth...
Creating a Successful Student-Athlete
Discipline, focus and hard work are just a few attributes, says advising expert Dr. Ruth DarlingCritics of big-time college sports have been working for decades to control the rampant rise in commercialization on campus - and to hold the line on academic...
Let the Games Begin - Again
HBCU coaches and administrators give their play-by-play accounts of the benefits of reviving college football programsIt's the pageantry, the precision, the rhythm and the music. It's wave after wave of energetic flute, trumpet, tuba and drum players...
New Report Finds Berkeley Admitting More Minorities Than Predicted
Findings provide new platform for debate over affirmative action, 'comprehensive review' policySAN FRANCISCOIn an announcement aimed at blunting attacks from its board chairman, the University of California released a study conceding that more Black...
NOTEWORTHY NEWS; Training for the Ph.D
From as early as the third grade, Kimberly Sellers knew she wanted to earn a doctoral degree. So year after year, when her father brought home the issue of Black Issues In Higher Education listing college degrees conferred to African American students,...
On the Move
LEE HAMPTON is the new executive director of Tulane University's Amistad Research Center, an independent archive of the history of African Americans and other ethnic groups. Previously, Hampton was vice president for institutional advancement at Johnson...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION; Civil Rights Milestones Offer Lessons
The landmark legal decision, Brown v. Board of Education, was rendered on May 17, 1954. Fifty years later, campuses and communities are commemorating the decision and its impact on contemporary life. The Harvard legal scholar, Charles Ogletree, has published...
Training for the Ph.D
National conference brings together first-generation college students on the road to a doctoral degreeCOLLEGE PARK, MD.From as early as the third grade, Kimberly Sellers knew she wanted to earn a doctoral degree. So year after year, when her father brought...
WASHINGTON UPDATE; Experts Address Influence of AD/HD in Black Community
A panel of experts voiced concerns to the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) about misperceptions of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) in the African American community during a Capitol Hill briefing last month hosted by Children and Adults...
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