LaMont Jones - Higher Education
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LaMont Jones
LaMont Jones, Jr. is a senior editor at Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. He is an award-winning veteran journalist across multiple genres and has reported on African-diaspora issues from Cuba and France. He has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Government from Western Kentucky University, a master's in Theology from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and a doctor of education in Pastoral Community Counseling from Argosy University. He is an independent book publisher and has authored two books. You can follow him on Twitter @DrLaMontJones.


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Scholarship at the Intersection of History, Education and Blackness

by | September 19, 2018 Were it not for the social tumult in Chicago in the summer and fall of 1967, Dr. James D. Ander Read more

UC Riverside Frat Pledge Dies, Police Investigate Hazing

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Police are investigating whether hazing could have played a role in the sudden death of a 20-ye [...] Read more

‘Babyface’ to Get Honorary Doctorate from Indiana University

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Award-winning singer, songwriter and music producer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds will [...] Read more

Study: Vets Get Less Tuition Covered for Medical Degree

by | September 18, 2018
Stephen Graves was in his first year at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine i [...] Read more

Students in Educational Limbo After Sudden Harrison College Closure

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College students in three states and five Indiana communities are scrambling to get their educa [...] Read more

Lawmakers Sponsor Bill Requiring Colleges to Disclose Hazing

by | September 17, 2018
Days after Tim Piazza’s parents announced a new campaign to fight fraternity hazing, legi [...] Read more

APLU, USU Provides Grants to Eight Schools to Promote Community-University Partnerships

by | September 14, 2018
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Uni [...] Read more

Court Rules Against DeVos in Loan Forgiveness Case

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ move to delay Obama-era protections for students de [...] Read more

Panelists at CBCF Slam White House Education Policies

by | September 13, 2018
WASHINGTON – Trump administration education policies are hostile to civil rights and are inte [...] Read more

QEM Network’s NSF Symposium Coaches HBCUs on Seeking STEM Research Grants

by | September 12, 2018
WASHINGTON – When it comes to National Science Foundation grants, historically Black colleges [...] Read more

Study: One in Three College Freshmen Reports Mental Health Disorder

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More than one-third of first-year university students in eight industrialized countries around [...] Read more

Theological Schools Face Challenges of Diversity, Relevancy

by | September 9, 2018
Beyond issues that have captured media attention – declining enrollment, financial uncertaint [...] Read more

House Passes Bipartisan Student Financial Aid Counseling Bill

by | September 7, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed bipartisan legislation, Empowering [...] Read more

Two New Studies Examine Student Loan Default

by | September 6, 2018
WASHINGTON - Federal student loan defaults were the focus of discussion Thursday, when the Urba [...] Read more

TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program

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Fayetteville State, Texas Southern and Virginia State universities have been chosen to particip [...] Read more
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