Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 19, November 11

Expanding Top Tier
EXPANDING The Top Tier: College Board calls for `affirmative development' to enlarge pool of high-achieving students of colorNEW YORK -- Although considerable national efforts have been directed at bringing poor students and students of color up to minimal...
Justice or Just Us?
Justice or Just Us?Last month, the staff of the Oklahoma Board of Regents for Higher Education recommended that the state phase out its minority graduate student scholarship program. Staff characterized these adjustments as part of an effort to reaffirm...
Medical Research Grants Shortchange HBCUs, but Science Bill Looks Promising
WASHINGTON UPDATE: Medical Research Grants Shortchange HBCUs, but Science Bill Looks PromisingWASHINGTON -- Historically Black colleges are getting just a small piece of the medical research pie, says Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., who is trying to see that...
Pierce to Resign from American Association of Community Colleges
WASHINGTON - Dr. David R. Pierce, president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Community Colleges for the past nine years, announced late last month that he will step down in August. Pierce, who graduated from a California community...
Professor Urges Students to Beware Hate Sites on the Internet
DETROIT - A Wayne State University communications professor and Holocaust survivor considers the Internet an increasingly used, effective marketing tool by hate groups. "The Internet is the greatest thing that ever happened to hate,"Jack Kay, also an...
Sainthood Campaign for Founder of Xavier Clears Major Hurdle
NEW ORLEANS - Katharine Drexel, a millionaire heiress who renounced Philadelphia society to become a Catholic nun working among impoverished Blacks and American Indians and who later used her fortune to found Xavier University, has cleared the last major...
Testing Your Diversity Knowledge
The following test was developed by Fred I. Pincus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, and author of the Test of Affirmative Action Knowledge and the co-editor of Race and Ethnic Conflict: Contending Views...
The Evolving Quest for a Desegregation Definition
The Evolving Quest for A Desegregation DefinitionOvercoming more than a century of discrimination against African Americans in higher education involves questions of law and public policy. The legal issues focus on southern and border states that once...
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