Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 17, November 15

ACE Report Urges Nontraditional Admissions Criteria
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to admissions practices, the status quo has got to go. That was the core message of the American Council on Education's (ACE) latest status report highlighting progress in the growth of minority students and faculty on...
Celebrating Africana Studies: Program Gets 'Coming out Party' at New York University
NEW YORK -- In the 1960s, college administrations cobled together piece-meal Black studies programs to placate African American students, inspired by Black Power and African independence struggles, demanding curriculums and professors "relevant" to...
Filling Technology's Massive Talent Gap
Technology partnership brings opportunities to students at Virginia HBCUs In an unprecedented effort to answer the demand for skilled labor in Virginia's booming technology industry, entrepreneur Mark Warner has established a partnership between...
Growing from the Center
Research centers abound on the nation's campuses, offering dynamic career opportunities for scholars at every level Dr. Pamela Taylor had no delusions about the difficulty of writing a social psychology dissertation in her last year of graduate school...
HBCUs in America's High-Tech Future
By the year 2010, according to the National Science Foundation (NSF), this country will need to produce 11,000 Ph.D.s in engineering and science annually. Concurrently, the annual Ph.D. shortfall could be about 9,600 by the year 2000. This substantial...
Nike, HBCUs Strike Deal
Concerns and praise raised as history-making pact gets underway WASHINGTON -- The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and sporting goods giant Nike announced last month, that they have signed a historic, three-year agreement that will not only...
Sound Advice for the Classroom
Today's emphasis on the uses of computer technology and audio-visual materials in the classroom obscures an equally effective, cost-efficient means of communication: sound. In most classroom settings, the use of sound is paired with visual stimuli....
Tenure, Science, and Race Matters
For the first time in the 100-year history of what many consider the most elite technical university in the world, the California Institute of Technology has granted tenure to an African American. With apparently little fanfare, Dr. Stephen Leon...
The Tough Sell
With the appointment of its first African American vice president, the University of Texas tries to overcome its legacy of minority exclusion When James Hill graduated salutatorrian from a segregated Austin high school in 1945, attending the University...
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