Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 26, February 19

Changing Lives with ET
Bernetta Parson, who attended the "Exploring Transfer" (ET) program in the summer of 1993, describes it as something that changed her life. "I had a bad year in high school - maybe two," the thirty-one-year-old says. But when Parson transferred to an...
Clinton Outlines New K-12 Programs
Washington UPDATE: Clinton Outlines New K-12 ProgramsOn February 2, President Bill Clinton put price tags beside a series of new initiatives for children from pre-kindergarten through high school, with a major focus on disadvantaged students and school...
Cultivate Academic Persistence-Now!
THE LAST WORD: Cultivate Academic Persistence -- Now!Helping students to remain in school and to reach their educational goals is one of the many challenges facing community colleges. While it is important to help all students, the needs of the neglected...
ED Budget Seeks Increase in Higher Education Funding
Washington UPDATE: Ed Budget Seeks Increase in Higher Education FundingThe Clinton administration has proposed a small increase for student aid programs next year along with a series of new initiatives on access, retention, and other issues as part of...
Guinier to Join Faculty at Harvard Law School
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Lani Guinier has been appointed. professor of law at the Fla ard Law School. A specialist in the area of voting rights law, she will begin teaching at the school this fall. Calling Guinier "a gifted and extraordinarily effective teacher"...
'Ill Equip' for Survival
'Ill Equip' for SurvivalWith retention rates for Black college students hovering well below the 50 percent mark at many campuses across the country, an audit -- conducted with a fine-toothed comb -- of the factors that lead to the success or failure...
Letters to the Editor
An Unfair Association With Lynch Mobs Dear Editor Mr. Keener A. Tippin II, in his article, "Does a Lynch Mob Belong in College Football," (December 11, 1997) indicates the following: "...the widely accepted explanation for the name [lynch mob] is that...
Minority Applications Increase at University of California
BERKELEY, Calif. - The number of Black and Hispanics applying to the University of California is up this year, the first in which freshmen will be admitted without regard to race or gender. Overall, 59,000 high school seniors applied to the university...
"This Isn't Working!"
"This Isn't Working!" New York's mayor intends to take city's community colleges out of the remediation businessNEW YORK -- In a startling pronouncement. New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani called on the city's six community colleges late last month...
UDC Wins Law School Accreditation, Ordered to Honor Faculty Labor Agreement
WASHINGTON - After a longfought attempt to secure accreditation for its law school, the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) was granted provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association (ABA) on February 2. The next day, the historically...
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