Views - Higher Education

Can Female Academics Say “No” Both Professionally and Elegantly to Excessive Work Demands? Yes, But You Might Have to Call a Friend

by Angela Mae Kupenda | October 8, 2018
Whether one’s academic supervisor is a White man or woman, or a person of color, the ability [...] Read more

The Kavanaugh Lesson: Integrity over Influence

by David A. Thomas | October 2, 2018
It’s a teachable moment if ever I saw one. During a public job interview for a lifetime posit [...] Read more

First-Generation University Adult Learners and the Choice of an Online Learning Model

by Yoram Neumann | October 1, 2018
Access, success and affordability of higher education are main topics of discussion among polic [...] Read more

Creating an Inclusion Imperative: Advancing Diversity in Medical Education

by Garth Graham | September 28, 2018
It is no secret there are incredible gaps in our health care system today. In many major cities [...] Read more

The Metaphysical Dilemma: Academic Black Women

by Janelle L. Williams and Ayana Tyler Hardaway | September 20, 2018
Daughter, sister, wife, mother, these titles are typically attributed to women. Academic, resea [...] Read more

The Reality of Meeting Hate Speech with “More Speech”

by Billie Murray | September 19, 2018
On the one year anniversary of the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, [...] Read more

TRIO Programs: Paving the Way for Diverse Students in Higher Education

by Mercedes Terrazas | September 18, 2018
TRIO programs are essential educational opportunity programs that are vital in promoting educat [...] Read more

Geographical Bias in Testing: Is Cultural Bias a Problem of the Past or Are We Simply Not Looking in the Right Space?

by Manuel S. González Canché | September 17, 2018
Despite the recent emergence of test optional and/or test flexible programs, wherein students d [...] Read more

A Little Advice With a Big Impact for College Students and Graduates

by Marcus A. Chanay and Adriel A. Hilton | September 14, 2018
It’s never too early to start making plans to acquire a job after graduation. For college gra [...] Read more

Research Design Flaws Identified in Study Suggesting That Chief Diversity Officers “Hurt” Diversity

by Luke Wood, Adriel A. Hilton, Raul A. Leon and Deryl K. Hatch-Tocaimaza | September 13, 2018
Last week, numerous media outlets highlighted a working paper submitted to the National Bureau [...] Read more

Stop Reducing International Students to Toddlers on Your Campuses

by Mengchen Ge | September 11, 2018
According to several studies, international students find it difficult to make trustworthy frie [...] Read more

Poor in Rich Times: State Funding for Public Higher Education in California

by Amy Sueyoshi | September 4, 2018
In spring 2018, I woke up to an email announcing a proposed $61 million cut from the Governor [...] Read more

White Supremacy: Get Out the Way

by B. Nathan | August 31, 2018
Some might describe Ludacris’s (2001) song, "Move Bitch" as an anthem of fight, strength, and [...] Read more

To Imperil Affirmative Action is to Imperil the Future of Millions

by Kent D. Lollis | August 30, 2018
Anyone who has been in higher education admissions over the last 40 years knows why colorblind [...] Read more

A Free Press Is Essential To Democracy  

by Rochelle L. Ford | August 29, 2018
At its best, news reporting provides a voice for marginalized communities, while also holding p [...] Read more