Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, March 24

Affirmative Action Still Saddled with Negative Image: Bad-Mouthing by Beneficiaries Baffles Many
Affirmative Action Still Saddled With Negative Image: Bad-Mouthing By. Beneficiaries Baffles Manyby May-Christine PhillipThe outcry over affirmative action has hardened into quiet resentment -- even intolerance -- toward those who are seen as beneficiaries.Yet,...
`All Americans Can Reach Their Full Potential'
'All Americans Can Reach Their Full Potential'.by Linda L. MeggettCHARLESTON, SC -- Too many youngsters go to school unprepared, fall behind early and never catch up, the nation's top educator told attendants during the National Black Family Summit."Some...
Black Family Summit Focuses on Education, Community
Black Family Summit Focuses On Education, Community.by Linda L. MeggettCHARLESTON, SC -- Violence threatens to destroy the fabric of the Black family's future -- its children.That was the message driven home at the recent eighth annual National Black...
Bridging the Gap between Advocates & Children in Need
Bridging the Gap Between Advocates & Children in Need.by Jody BeckerCINCINNATI -- A nationwide vanguard of Black- student leaders came together recently at the Children's Defense Fund's (CDF) annual conference here to outline goals for 1994, and...
EDUCATION BEAT: NACAC Endorses Recommendations to Hike Higher Ed. Minority Rates
EDUCATION BEAT: NACAC Endorses Recommendations To Hike Higher Ed.. Minority RatesALEXANDRIA, VA -- The executive board of the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) has endorsed recommendations to increase the number of minority...
For Black Issues, A New Set of Challenges
For Black Issues, A New Set of Challenges.Since anniversaries are traditionally a time to reflect on the past and look toward the future, we at Black Issues in Higher Education would like to share with you, our many readers, what we have been up to since...
Hispanic Education: Despite Gains, Inequities Exist
Hispanic Education: Despite Gains, Inequities Exist.Over the last 10 years, Hispanic education has received unprecedented national attention. This is due primarily to the creation of advocacy organizations that fight for Latino educational concerns."No...
MSU to Honor Chavez after Students Protest: Officials Laud `Mutual Goals'
MSU to Honor Chavez After Students Protest: Officials Laud 'Mutual. Goals'by Debra AdamsEAST LANSING, MI -- Michigan State University has yielded to demands of Mexican American and Puerto Rican students and will expand its Boricuan/Chicano studies curriculum,...
Reno Calls Education Key to Curbing Crime: Urges Businesses, Communities to Take Active Role
Reno Calls Education Key To Curbing Crime: Urges Businesses,. Communities To Take Active Roleby Jody BeckerCINCINNATI -- Attorney General Janet Reno called on local communities, businesses and educators to take a more active role in the education of...
Speaking of Education: Restructuring the Academy
Speaking of Education: Restructuring the Academy: 10 Years of Black. IssuesBlack Issues In Higher Education has been a force on the educational scene for the past decade. In preparation for our celebration, I've been thinking about the years of coverage...
Turbulent Decade Tests HBCUs: Beyond Challenges Lies Optimistic Future
Turbulent Decade Tests HBCUs: Beyond Challenges Lies Optimistic Future.by B. Denise HawkinsIn the past decade, legal wrangling, record student enrollment, and state reform efforts have marked the life of the nation's 117 historically Black colleges and...
Washington Update: Minority Health Bill
Washington Update: Minority Health Bill.A House committee has approved legislation that would restructure some elements of minority health programs at the Department of Health and Human Services.One key element of the bill would combine three separate...
Who's in Charge Here? the Coaches or the Administrators
Who's In Charge Here? The Coaches or the Administrators.As the sporting world anxiously awaits March Madness, a cloud of uncertainty and gloom hangs over the enthusiasm surrounding one of America's greatest sporting events.The threatened boycott by the...
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