LaMont Jones - Higher Education
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LaMont Jones
LaMont Jones, Jr. is a senior staff writer 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.


Help for Native American Students Celebrating Their Culture at Graduation

by | April 23, 2019
Citing restrictive dress codes and uninformed administrators that routinely prevent Native Amer [...] Read more

Inmate Education Success Stories Shared at Department Convening

by | April 22, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education, which under the Trump administration has advocated transferr [...] Read more

Author Chat: New Book Mines Racial Disparities in College Degrees

by | April 18, 2019
Journalist Richard Whitmire discusses how to significantly improve graduation rates of first-ge [...] Read more

Equity Chase: Efforts Narrow Racial Disparities in College Study Abroad

by | April 17, 2019
As public discourse increases around issues of equity getting into college, succeeding there an [...] Read more

Art Historian Explores African Diaspora, Intersections

by | April 16, 2019
Dr. Huey Copeland, an associate professor of art history and the Arthur Andersen Teaching and R [...] Read more

Black Studies Leaders Laud Georgetown Student Vote for Fee to Fund Reparations

by | April 13, 2019
Some African-American studies professors are praising Georgetown University undergraduate stude [...] Read more

RISE Conference Engages Hot Education Topics

by | April 11, 2019
Hot education topics ranging from workforce relevance and measuring student outcomes to school [...] Read more

Conference Dissects White Supremacists from Nazis to Now

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Anti-Semitism and racism are contemporary as well as historical, and everyone from academics an [...] Read more

Michigan Grad School Initiative Promotes Relationships with MSIs

by | April 9, 2019
Eight new grants will help faculty and academic departments across the University of Michigan e [...] Read more

Texas Initiative for Male Students of Color Issues First Policy Brief

by | April 3, 2019
A major initiative in Texas to bolster the success of men of color in college continues to expa [...] Read more

Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

by | April 2, 2019
America’s tech industry needs greater diversity, equity and inclusion, and achieving those go [...] Read more

Fed-up Faculty: Yale Ethnic Program a Hot Mess, We Quit

by | April 1, 2019
The chair of the Ethnic, Race, & Migration studies at Yale University affirmed Monday that she [...] Read more

Lauded Special Olympics Program To Continue with Federal Funding

by | March 29, 2019
Unified Champion Schools, a Special Olympics educational program that has been saved from the f [...] Read more

Study Finds Wide Institutional Differences in Instructional Spending

by | March 28, 2019
Among America’s nearly 5,500 colleges and universities, public schools spend the most on stud [...] Read more

Small, Private HBCUs Find Lifeline with TRACS Amid Accreditation Struggles

by | March 27, 2019
As schools struggle in various ways with how to stay viable in an increasingly complicated and [...] Read more