Views - Higher Education

30 Best U.S. Non-HBCU Schools for Minorities

by Matthew Lynch | May 27, 2013
Across the country, institutions of higher learning are starting to look more like the general [...] Read more

Link Diversity to Workforce Needs

by Brian C. Mitchell | May 23, 2013
While committed to increasing diversity among students, the higher ed community largely has fai [...] Read more

Several Measures Needed to Help HBCUs Boost Retention, Graduation Rates

by Jerald Henderson | May 20, 2013
It is very important to have an assessment component to all of the initiatives that may be impl [...] Read more

HBCUs Must Rethink Holistic Operations

by Dr. Teresa Hardee | May 13, 2013
A structured approach to peeling back the layers of issues facing HBCUs is a reasonable way to [...] Read more

Policy Suggestions for Combating the Asian American Model Minority Stereotype

by Nicholas D. Hartlep | May 8, 2013
This column is the last of a three-part series on Asian Americans in higher education. The prev [...] Read more

Uncovering Racism: White Greeks in Blackface

by Ibram H. Rogers | May 6, 2013
I must join the recent outrage over White Greek fraternities and sororities (and an Asian frate [...] Read more

The Model Minority Myth: What 50 Years of Research Does and Does Not Tell Us

by Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep | April 29, 2013
This column is the second of a three-part series on Asian-Americans in higher education. [...] Read more

Why the Model Minority Stereotype is Divisive to All Communities of Color

by Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep | April 23, 2013
This column is the first of a three-part series on Asian Americans in higher education. [...] Read more

What College Seniors Need to Do Now to Prepare for Graduation

by Bill Fay | April 21, 2013
Despite what you may have read or heard in whatever communication communities you visit, the wo [...] Read more

In Era of Accountability, Let’s Use Proper Evaluations

by Arnold L. Mitchem | April 15, 2013
Periodically, we will share Letters to the Editor that we feel will further shed light on the c [...] Read more

Online and Traditional Education Through the Eyes of an Undergrad

by David Coronado | April 10, 2013
Perspective of a student who started at a community college, is about to graduate from an onlin [...] Read more

Asking Tough Questions: College and LGBT Applicant Identification

by Andrew Bunting | April 7, 2013
This year, however, students may find a new topic area not only on their questionnaires, but al [...] Read more

Diversity Not Just a Human Resources Function Anymore

by Melenie J. Lankau | April 3, 2013
The difference between “diversity fatigue” and success often lies in the basic assumptions [...] Read more

Recollections of Chinua Achebe, the African Lion Who Told Our Story

by Dr. Pamela D. Reed | March 26, 2013
I was blessed to meet Professor Achebe on several occasions, twice at conferences where he was [...] Read more

Reflections on Increased Visibility of Lesbian and Gay Leaders in Higher Education

by Rebecca Dolinsky | March 24, 2013
I also want to celebrate and mark the positive shifts when we see them, such as increased visib [...] Read more