Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 14, August 31

Black, Hispanic, American Indian Colleges May Reap Gains from New Grant Program
Historically Black colleges and other institutions with a history of serving minority students stand to benefit from a new U.S. Department of Labor program to improve the skills of tomorrow's work force. The department is looking for HBCUs, Hispanic-serving...
Campuses Move toward Wireless Computing
WASHINGTON Students arriving at Howard University this fall will find one of the latest information technology amenities available to them in their dormitory rooms -- the ability to access the campus computer network through a wireless connection....
Florida Cities Vie for Famu Law School
DAYTON BEACH, FLA. Daytona Beach officials have reached an agreement to eliminate a building lease charge if they are awarded the new Florida A&M law school. City officials and International Speedway Corp., which owns the building being offered...
GEAR UP Facing Criticism
Congressional sponsors of the 2-year-old Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs have beaten back attempts to terminate the initiative, but prospects for future funding growth may be dimming. House and Senate negotiators...
Grants Lure D.C. Kids to Va., Md. Schools
WASHINGTON Colleges and universities in Maryland and Virginia are favored by high school graduates here benefiting from a new federal grant program that offers cheaper rates at all public and a few private institutions in the nation. The program's...
Internet Leading to Changes in Personal Computing
Is it time to scrap your PC or dump your investments in the likes of PC kingpins Intel and Microsoft? For the past five years a vocal melange of pundits and industry leaders have been predicting the death of the PC. It's complicated, expensive, unreliable...
On the / Move
DR. ELAINE JOHNSON COPELAND is the new dean and vice president of academic affairs at Livingston College in Salisbury, N.C. Copeland earned a bachelor's from Livingstone College, a master's in education from Winthrop University and an additional master's...
Pathways to Displacement
Researcher examines how route of U.S. interstates reshaped racial landscapes Although the interstate highway system is a valuable asset for Americans, one researcher argues that its construction during the racially charged 1950s and 1960s increased...
Sen. Lieberman and the Diversity Dilemma
The conventional political wisdom about the major political parties is that Republicans ignore African Americans, and Democrats take us for granted. Thus, 84 percent of us voted Democratic in 1996, because, according to the adage, we had nowhere else...
The Art of Diversity
WASHINGTON Dr. Arthur E. Levine is in a pretty enviable position. As president of Columbia University's Teacher College, he sits at the helm of a Harlem, N.Y.-based institution steeped in its legacy of inclusion. Back in the 1940s, '50s '60s, Southern...
The More Things Change
It seems as if every generation thinks that it is the chosen one. The young are convinced that their insights into the pressing issues of the day and their prescriptions for the future are uniquely insightful and better than anything that preceded...
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