Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 6, May 5

Berkeley Chancellor Vows to Increase Minority Enrollment
Birgeneau shocked to find no Black students enrolled in engineering program last fallBERKELEY, CALIF.The chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley says Black and Hispanic enrollment on campus is shockingly low, and he doesn't think that's...
Black Coaches Are Ready, Willing. and Still Waiting
By all accounts, there is no shortage of qualified Black coaches to lead Division I teams, so why are there so few?It seems those who have a say in Division I-A athletic personnel matters - athletic directors, booster club leaders - haven't heard the...
Duke to Streamline iPod Program
DURHAM, N.C.Duke University distributed an Apple iPod digital music player to each of the 1,600 incoming first-year students last fall. This coming fall, however, the school plans to hand out the popular devices only to students who enroll in courses...
Ending Subjugation
Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, activist, scholar and Egyptian presidential candidate, has long been a voice for Arab women's rightsDr. Nawal El Saadawi, a leading contemporary Egyptian feminist, physician and dissentient writer, has long been a powerful voice...
FROM FOOTNOTE TO Front Page
Time is of the essence in the study, legislation and preservation of Gullah/Geechee culture, and grass-roots activists are leading the way.For generations, scholars theorized that Gullah/Geechee language and culture originated among populations of Africans...
Letters
Honoring Arthur AsheIt is truly a humbling honor to remember the great Arthur Ashe through this [Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar] award, (see Black Issues, April 7). As you know, his character as an influential humanitarian, a pioneer who fought against injustice,...
On the Move
CARMEN COUSTAUT has been named associate vice chancellor for institutional diversity at the University of Arkansas. Previously, she was an associate professor in the departments of theatre and radio-television-film at the University of Maryland at College...
Running Your Own Online Discussion Groups
At their best, online discussion groups expand your business and social contacts, exposing you to information and opinion you wouldn't find otherwise, as well as worldwide camaraderie. In one discussion group I frequent, however, the camaraderie was...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION; Affirmative Action for Men?
Contrary to Larry Summers' notion that women don't have good sense (at least when it comes to math and science) men are the minority of undergraduate college students, at least in aggregate terms. For example, 71.6 percent of female 2004 high-school...
The Costly College Game
How will low-income students attain degrees when tuitions continue to increase and customary sources of financial aid remain stagnant?The strong urgings of family, economists and educators have been heard: Students in record numbers have picked up the...
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