Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 16, October 1

As Deadline Nears, Congress Scrambles to Avoid Shutdown
WASHINGTON UPDATE: As Deadline Nears, Congress Scrambles to Avoid ShutdownBarring a last-minute change of heart, Congress will not meet President Bill Clinton's 1999 budget request for the main education program to help historically Black colleges.Last...
BI What's New
Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas, has established what officials call the nation's first academic discipline dedicated to the study of Black families. The Black Family Studies Program which began this semester, is initially being offered...
Excerpts from the Report of the Auditors General's Office of Special Investigations
These conclusions were released on September 9 as part of the Pennsylvania Auditor General's special summary report of investigation Conclusions There has been a pattern of mismanagement and waste in the university's department of physical plant. Contracting...
House Approves Plan to Limit Bilingual Education
Washington Update: House Approves Plan to Limit Bilingual EducationA House-passed bill to dismantle some bilingual education programs also would undermine federal civil rights law, critics charge."It is called the English Language Fluency Act. More appropriately,...
Minding Our Steps
Minding Our StepsWhen I look back over the course of my life, I feel fortunate that my missteps have taken place out of the public spotlight. Certainly, there have been times when my personality flaws overrode my better judgement. And I'm sure I've alienated...
Study Shows Affirmative Action Works
WASHINGTON -- Racial preferences at top colleges and universities have helped African Americans get ahead, according to a new hook by Derek Bok, former president of Harvard University, and William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton University. The...
The Two Who Forced Wallace to Step Aside
TUSCALOSSA, Ala. - The recent death of former Alabama Governor George C. Wallace brought back memories - for the nation, and particularly for the higher education community - of his infamous 1963 "stand in the schoolhouse door." That stand was an attempt...
To Be Old, Female, & Black: Rooted against the Wind
To Be Old, Female, & BlackRooted Against the Wind is a collection of essays in which Gloria Wade-Gayles takes us with her as she grapples with personal responses to some gripping issues: aging, rape, homophobia, where Black scholars should teach,...
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