Jamaal Abdul-Alim - Higher Education
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Jamaal Abdul-Alim
Jamaal Abdul-Alim, senior staff writer at Diverse, covers federal higher education policy, student financial aid, and a variety of other topics. He began his career in journalism as a crime reporter in his hometown of Milwaukee, where he worked for the old Milwaukee Sentinel and later the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He is a former Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan ('08); and a former Spencer Journalism Fellow at Columbia University ('14)' and a 2017 Education Writers Association Reporting Fellow. Jamaal also writes about chess and was named the 2013 "Chess Journalist of the Year." You can often find him at one of the chess tables in DuPont Circle, the famed chess hub of Washington, DC.


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Tuition Remission Benefit was a “Blessing in Disguise”

by | October 22, 2017
Even though her mother worked the night shift cleaning crew at Linfield College, Giselle Naranj [...] Read more

ACE Encourages Congress to Take Action on DACA Policy

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The American Council on Education has urged members of Congress to pass a “long-time legislat [...] Read more

Georgia State Backed Up Analytics With Support System

by | October 2, 2017
Georgia State University’s academic achievement success story can be traced to the university [...] Read more

Experts: Institutionalizing Programs at AANAPISIs is Essential

by | October 1, 2017
One of the best ways for Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander students to move [...] Read more

Dollar General Latest Business Offering Tuition Reimbursement

by | September 28, 2017
As part of a growing trend among businesses seeking to attract and retain dedicated talent, Dol [...] Read more

Analysis: States’ Interest in Outcomes-based Higher Ed Funding Grows

by | September 26, 2017
Twice as many states – four – as the prior year adopted outcomes-based funding in higher ed [...] Read more

Chancellor Salgado Focuses on Mission and Efficiency

by | September 25, 2017
Juan Salgado was tapped by Mayor Rahm Emanuel earlier this year to become chancellor of City Co [...] Read more

Innovative Strategies for HBCUs Proposed at CBC Conference

by | September 21, 2017
A range of solutions and strategies emerged Thursday at the inaugural HBCU “braintrust” of [...] Read more

No Room for Alternative Facts in Higher Ed

by | February 2, 2017
These are people — some of whom hold Ph.D.s — who believe that governmental agencies procur [...] Read more
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