Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 10, July 10

Congress Changes Education Tax Credit Packages
Washington UPDATE: Congress Changes Education Tax Credit PackagesPresident Bill Clinton's education tax credits have hit a roadblock in Congress as tax-writing committees pursue a different agenda.The House and Senate would retain some of the basic framework...
ED May Reward Schools Who Retain Students
Washington UPDATE: ED May Reward Schools Who Retain StudentsColleges and universities that graduate large numbers of Pell grant recipients should receive financial incentives for keeping those students in school, U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley...
Letters to the Editor
Fulfilling a "Noble Quest" Dear Editor: B. Denise Hawkins is to be commended for her inspiring article, "Resurrecting Fisk's Race Relations Institute" (May 29, 1997). With $4 million in grants, there is a great opportunity for Dr. Raymond Winbush to...
Mousetrap Cars, Egg Drops and Bridge Building
Mousetrap Cars, Egg Drops and Bridge Building: "SECME-tized" Teachers Provide Students With Ability to Reach for Their DreamsCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- With his close-cropped sandy hair, slight build and dark conservative suit, Michael Penrod looked like...
Ohio Legislature Gives Central State a Little "Breathing Room"
Dayton, Ohio - Central State University won a partial victory in its struggle for survival when the Ohio General Assembly in late June eased some of the restrictions and requirements tied to nearly $28 million in state funding for the school over the...
Powerful "Sisters" and the Secrets of Their Success
Powerful "Sisters" and the Secrets of Their SuccessIn April, Americans from all walks of life gathered in Philadelphia to answer the nation's first peacetime bipartisan "call."Christened "America's Promise," the event explored the myriad components of...
SECME Master Teacher Uses Second Chance to "Touch Children"
SECME Master Teacher Uses Second Chance to "Touch Children"Imagine going to high school and building a dream house -- that is, literally building a house.You'd start out by reading Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. Proceeding from there, your teacher would...
The Bottom Line Is Results: Anything Else Is Rhetoric
THE LAST WORD: The Bottom Line Is Results; Anything Else is RhetoricAs I conceptualize the role of the new African American leader in academia, I am reminded of what my mentor tells me all the time: "Either you is or you ain't."This "old school" adage,...
The Citadel Cafeteria Workers Ask to Have Union Recognized
CHARLESTON -- Cafeteria workers at The Citadel have won a partial victory in their fight to improve their working conditions. After three tries, employees have voted to join a union. But now they're trying to get their boss - ARAMARK Corp. - to recognize...
"We Definitely Cannot Drop the Goals of Affirmative Action"
"We Definitely Cannot Drop the Goals of Affirmative Action": A Discussion with Dr. Carmen Neuberger, Gwendolyn J. Dungy and Joyce SmithCountless studies have shown that what happens outside of classrooms plays a crucial role in whether students attend...
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