Journal of Higher Education

A journal covering higher education issues in management and teaching for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 71, No. 2, March

Constructing Academic Inadequacy
African American Athletes' Stories of Schooling Derek, [1] a 20-year-old African American football player, sits in class and secretly wishes his fellow players were not in the same class with him. Antone, a teammate, gets up in the morning and struggles...
Differences in the Decision to Attend College among African Americans, Hispanics, and Whites
Over the past decade, the number of African American and Hispanic undergraduates enrolled in colleges and universities nationwide has increased by 32% and 98%, respectively, whereas the number of White undergraduates has declined by 1% (Nettles &...
Dollars and Sense
Institutional Resources and the Baccalaureate Origins of Women Doctorates Introduction The need for more women and women of color within the faculty ranks has been widely recognized as an important goal within American higher education (see e.g.,...
External Labor Markets and the Distribution of Black Scientists and Engineers in Academia
With each step in an academic career, from high-school graduation to promotion to full professor, there are progressive decreases in the representation of African Americans (National Science Foundation [NSF], 1988a, 1999). In the mid-1990s African...
Learning about Social Diversity
The Undergraduate Experience and Intergroup Tolerance Past research on the effects of a liberal arts education has generally supported the ubiquitous view that students develop more liberal sociopolitical attitudes across the duration of their undergraduate...
The Shape of Diversity
Introduction to a Special JHE Issue W.E.B. DuBois argued that the greatest problem of the twentieth century was the problem of the color line. Today, in the beginning of the twenty-first century, we are still grappling with issues of race, but whereas...
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