Views - Higher Education

Memo to Black Academics: Fight Rather Than Seek Fame

by Ronald W. Whitaker II | February 13, 2018
As the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, 2018, countless individuals articulated resolutions tha [...] Read more

How Multiculturalism Can Make College Affordable Again

by O.J. Oleka | February 12, 2018
One of the many challenges facing policymakers and higher education leaders is how to ensure th [...] Read more

The PhD She Never Knew

by Nichole Margarita Garcia | February 11, 2018
My first memories revolved around looking at my grandmother’s hands. They were calloused, wri [...] Read more

HBCUs: Pioneers of Black History’s Past, Present, Future

by Harry Williams | February 6, 2018
During Black History Month, we always hear familiar names and read inspiring articles about tow [...] Read more

Does President Trump Care About Higher Ed?

| February 4, 2018
The State of the Union address last week seems so distant now, doesn't it? Since then, the coun [...] Read more

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Can Meet the Needs of Nontraditional College Students

by Kemuel Benyehudah | February 1, 2018
According to the American Council on Education, only 34% of nontraditional students complete th [...] Read more

How to Avoid 12 Common Mistakes Serving Student ‘Customers’

by Jeffrey Pierce II | January 29, 2018
Do you like making mistakes? I certainly don’t. Making mistakes are inevitable and as long as [...] Read more

UC’s Best Advice to ‘Dreamers’: Ignore Trump Show, File for DACA

by | January 22, 2018
Government shutdown? Forget the blame game. We saw the process unfold before our eyes. It was o [...] Read more

Immigration Ensures Diversity

by Thomas M. O'Reilly | January 21, 2018
It is estimated that immigration to the North American continent began no later than 10,000 B.C [...] Read more

Academia’s Investment in Diversity Can Enhance Disaster Science

by Nicole Errett | January 17, 2018
A series of devastating natural disasters in 2017 brought attention to the fact that extreme we [...] Read more

Trump’s Comment Should Outrage Us All

by Vincent Intondi | January 14, 2018
One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of each semester is to review the class roster [...] Read more

When Promises Are Not Enough

by Brittany K. Robertson | January 11, 2018
Promise scholarships have been regarded as key to economic growth in many states and municipali [...] Read more

What If the MLK Holiday Were April 4?

by Derek Alderman and Joshua Inwood | January 10, 2018
Since its first observance in 1986, the Martin Luther King federal holiday has become an import [...] Read more

Educators Should Care About “Fire and Fury”

by | January 8, 2018
If you’re in higher ed and are trying to ignore Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the T [...] Read more

Memory and Racism

by Anthony L. Brown | January 2, 2018
In refusing to let America forget her asthmatic father’s death at the hands of a New York cop [...] Read more