Views - Higher Education

Naming Rights

by Laura L. Behling | December 10, 2018
I’ve thought a lot about this seemingly simple act of reading names at Commencement. Mostly I [...] Read more

Remembering President George H. W. Bush

by William R. Harvey | December 7, 2018
It was a privilege and honor for me to have a friendly and professional relationship with Presi [...] Read more

When Hate Speech and Free Speech Collide

by Cynthia Miller-Idriss & Jonathan Friedman | December 5, 2018
Hundreds of hate incidents have taken place on college campuses over the past two years, from n [...] Read more

A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Workplace Won’t Build Itself. Leaders Must Proactively Build One.

by Shirley M. Collado | December 4, 2018
Building diverse teams is increasingly becoming critical for leaders across industries — and [...] Read more

HEA Reauthorization Can Reduce the Equity Gaps that Persist for Students of Color

by Alyse Gray Parker & India Heckstall | December 3, 2018
A new Congress presents a new opportunity to restart the process of reauthorizing the Higher Ed [...] Read more

The Importance of Mentorships in Higher Education

by Ronald A. Crutcher & Christopher B. Howard | November 29, 2018
We are proud “firsts” – as we have been frequently in both our personal and professional [...] Read more

Restoring Democracy and Civics Into Our Schools

by Olawa Gibson | November 28, 2018
Democracy in the United States is at a crossroads with only half of all Americans still having [...] Read more

Telling the HBCU Story

by Samaad Wes Keys & Edward Smith-Lewis, Jr. | November 16, 2018
Since their founding, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been an importa [...] Read more

The Issues of Power, Control and Diversity

by Shana T. Jones | November 15, 2018
In Brave New World, a dystopian novel written by author Aldous Huxley, Huxley’s vision has [...] Read more

Six Lessons to Succeed as a First-Generation College Student

by Carolyn J. Stefanco | November 14, 2018
More than 35 years ago, I packed everything I could fit into the old Pontiac Catalina my grandp [...] Read more

STEM and Blacks

by Brian Joseph | November 12, 2018
More Blacks are attending colleges and universities than ever before. Over the last 60 years, t [...] Read more

Equity Considerations for Policymakers & Researchers

by Tiffany Jones and LaToya Owens | November 11, 2018
With the face of higher education changing rapidly, colleges and universities are under increas [...] Read more

Is There a Limit to Academic Freedom?

by Alan Kadish | November 7, 2018
While everyone is entitled to his own views, no one is allowed to act upon them when they harm [...] Read more

Making Innovation Centers More Inclusive

by Yusuf Dahl | November 6, 2018
Over the past 20 years there has been a seismic shift in higher education toward entrepreneursh [...] Read more

Changing the Culture: University, Faculty and Graduate Student Responsibility to Prioritize Student Mental Health

by Ulyssa Hester & Levon T. Esters | November 5, 2018
Mental health is important for success in higher education, yet many graduate students struggle [...] Read more