Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 25, February 5

Back from the Brink
WILBERFORCE, Ohio -- Central State University (CSU), which only seven months ago faced a very real threat of extinction from Ohio legislators, has emerged from a financial and political crisis and is showing strong signs of renewal. Although obstacles...
Breaking Thurgood Marshall's Promise
Out of 268 first-year students enrolled at the law school of the University of California at Berkeley, only on is African American. Out of 468 at the University of Texas School of Law, only four are. Embedded in these cold facts is a personal story...
Colorado Researchers Seek More Effective Public Policy Role
DENVER -- In perhaps the first event of its kind, educators and researchers from the University of Colorado-Denver's Latino/a Research and Policy Center held a symposium on legislation, research, and its impact on the Latino community. The symposium...
History as Told by ... Professor Proclaims His 'Amistad' Ancestry
Samuel Hingha Pieh grew up in Sierra Leone along with his five brothers; and sisters in a small city on the West African country's coastal plains called Taiama. As a youth, Pieh, who is now an assistant biology professor at the State Technical...
Resting on the Box into Which We Have Put Dr. King
I don't know how many cities, workplaces, and university campuses had Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations. Don't know how many sang and swayed to songs like "We Shall Overcome" and "We Shall Not Be Moved." Don't know how many times Black hands linked...
Temple's Tenure in the Windy City in a Tailspin
CHICAGO -- The meeting of the City Colleges of Chicago board here earlier this month was full of all the pleasantries and light banter of a typical business meeting. But while he sat in a room amid his staff, colleagues, and the board that handpicked...
The Word from Moses
"WHAT PEOPLE BELIEVE ABOUT AN INSTITUTION BECOMES THEIR REALITY UNLESS THAT IS TURNED ON ITS HEAD." When Dr. Yolanda T. Moses assumed the helm of the City University of New York's City College of New York (CCNY) in 1993 she set about the task of...
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