Views - Higher Education

Trump’s Art of the Deal: Merge Education and Labor Departments?

by Gerard Robinson | July 14, 2018
The White House publicly released a report called "Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st [...] Read more

Part II: Whose Responsibility Is It? The Role of Students in Their Journey to Academic Success

by Sundra D. Kincey, Cheree Wiltsher & Errick D. Farmer | July 11, 2018
Every instructor, teacher and professor was once a student in a classroom. Yes, times have cha [...] Read more

Sisters, Other-Mothers and Aunties: The Importance of Informal Mentors for Black Women Graduate Students at Predominantly White Institutions

by Torrie A. Cropps & Levon T. Esters | July 10, 2018
Mentoring is paramount to the success of Black women pursuing graduate degrees. Unfortunately, [...] Read more

Diversity of Convenience in Higher Education

by Nelson H. Pham | July 6, 2018
As I sat, looking through a window in a bookstore at a prestigious university, I could not help [...] Read more

Supporting International Students in the Age of Trump

by Satyajit Dattagupta | July 3, 2018
"Will I be safe in America?” “Am I welcome?” “Is the U.S. my best option?” These are [...] Read more

Black Students, College Choice and HBCUs: Enrolling the Next Generation

by Janelle L. Williams | June 27, 2018
In 2017, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) saw an increase in freshman stude [...] Read more

Whose Responsibility Is It? The Role of Faculty in Student Success

by Errick D. Farmer, Sundra D. Kincey & Cheree Wiltsher | June 26, 2018
As college professors, we hear it all the time, especially during the end of the semester, when [...] Read more

When Changing a School’s Name Is a Lesson in History and Progress

by Ervin Dyer | June 23, 2018
In 1971, I was a fifth-grade student at J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School in Richmond, Va. My you [...] Read more

White People Need Diversity, Too

by Danielle L. Tate | June 19, 2018
Many campuses approach issues of diversity and equity like it is something just for people of c [...] Read more

Title IX Pathway to More Male Students and Tuition Dollars

by Montoya M. Ho-Sang | June 18, 2018
In order to fully utilize athletics to help with financial and enrollment stability, HBCUs shou [...] Read more

PWIs and HBCUs Need to Create Partnerships, Not Competition

by Brandon C.M. Allen and Levon T. Esters | June 15, 2018
Collaborative efforts between predominantly White institutions and historically Black colleges [...] Read more

Diversity, Discourse, and Compromise as Core to Higher Education

by Yves Salomon-Fernandez | June 13, 2018
The issues of tolerance, respect for difference, and discourse within higher education are impo [...] Read more

Can We Stop Telling Faculty to Only Focus on Writing for Scholarly Outlets?

by Ramon Goings | June 12, 2018
As a junior scholar, I certainly understand the “publish or perish” mantra in higher educat [...] Read more

Promoting Diversity Using Motivation-Based Admissions Screening

by Andrej Arsovski | June 11, 2018
Motivation is the most critical element to success. It is this highly valuable consequence of m [...] Read more

Fresh Insights on First-Generation College Students: A Need to Change the Language of Retention

by Shannon LaCount | June 10, 2018
It’s true that first-generation students might be naïve to standard operating procedure in h [...] Read more