Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 23, December 30

Breaking Ground on the School of the Future
Philadelphia high school to offer cutting-edge technology and learning experiences for urban studentsPHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia city officials in partnership with the Microsoft Corp. broke ground on the construction of the School of the Future last month,...
Field of New Tennessee State Presidential Candidates Narrows to Six
Despite 'Save Hefner' campaigns, current president will leave post, but stay on as business professorNASHVILLE, TENN.The search to replace outgoing Tennessee State University President James A. Hefner was narrowed to six candidates at the presidential...
Former Morris Brown College President, Financial Aid Director Indicted for Fraud
Federal authorities say Dolores Cross, Parvesh Singh were involved in student loan schemeATLANTAMorris Brown College officials in Atlanta are being mum about the recent indictment of their former president and financial aid director.Dr. Dolores Cross,...
GRANTS & Awards
Austin College (Texas) received $3 million in gifts from three trustees of the college. Beverly and William "Bill" E. Warren committed $1 million to establish the Michael A. Imhoff Endowed Professorship in Chemistry, and Dennis Gonier committed $1 million...
No Laughing Matter
Comedian, actor and philanthropist Bill Cosby made headlines earlier this year, and not for a starring role in a new TV show or because of a multimillion-dollar gift to a college or university, but for his comments surrounding low-income African Americans...
On the Move
Send appointment information, along with a color photo, to:Editor, Black Issues In Higher Education, 10520 Warwick Ave., Suite B-8, Fairfax, Va., 22030 or e-mail editor@cmapublishing.comDR. GLENN BOWEN has been named director of service learning at Western...
President Bush Seeks Sweeping Changes on Civil Rights Panel
Gerald Reynolds to replace outgoing chairwoman Mary Frances BerryMajor changes are underway at the U.S. Civil Rights Commission that may have wide-ranging implications for colleges and universities seeking guidance from the Bush administration on affirmative...
The Soul of David Levering Lewis
AWARD-WINNING SCHOLAR CONTEMPORIZES BLACK INTELLECTUAL TRADITIONAt the 20th anniversary gala of Black Issues In Higher Education this past June, Dr. David Levering Lewis was honored with an inaugural John Hope Franklin Distinguished Contributor to Higher...
University of Georgia President Says School Will Increase Black Enrollment
Only 200 Black students enrolled out of a class of 4,500 freshmenATHENS, GA.University of Georgia President Michael Adams said the school will take steps in the coming year to increase its enrollment of Black freshmen.He declined to comment on a faculty...
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