LaMont Jones - Higher Education
LaMont Jones
LaMont Jones, Jr. is co-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.

Bill Aims to Cut Need for College Remedial Courses

by | May 16, 2019
The Promoting Readiness in Education to Prevent Additional Remediation and Expense (PREPARE) Ac [...] Read more

WVSU Offers Free ‘Rocket Girls’ Summer STEM Camp

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Rocket Girls is a free day camp that will be offered this summer by West Virginia State Univers [...] Read more

Legislators Propose Commission on Social Status of Black Males

by | May 15, 2019
Noting that 2019 marks the 400th year since the first enslaved Africans arrived on North Americ [...] Read more

Discharge, Reparations Part of Student Loan Debt Discussion

by | May 14, 2019
Cancellation and reparations, two topics that have not been at the forefront of discussion abou [...] Read more

Money, Travel and Deleted Emails Line Path to President’s Departure

by | May 13, 2019
Less than two years after taking office, seven months after trustees expressed dissatisfaction [...] Read more

Leland to Step Down as UC Merced Chancellor

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Dr. Dorothy Leland, who led a remarkable expansion of the University of California, Merced and [...] Read more

Facebook Award Helps Coding Bootcamp Reduce STEM Workplace Disparities

by | May 10, 2019
Ironhack, a Miami-based global coding bootcamp that feeds women and underrepresented minorities [...] Read more

Experts Testify at House Hearing on STEM Diversity

by | May 9, 2019
Women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields need not just greater access to education [...] Read more

AAUP Probe: Vermont Law School Violated Shared Governance

by | May 8, 2019
An investigation by the American Association of University Professors has determined that the a [...] Read more

South Texas College of Law Houston Gala Raises Big Scholarship Money

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South Texas College of Law Houston recently raised nearly $500,000 million dollars at the law s [...] Read more

WVSU Ceremony to Honor Deceased Alum Judge Keith

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West Virginia State University will conduct a wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday in honor [...] Read more

Urban League Annual Report Addresses Voting Rights, Suppression

by | May 7, 2019
Eliminating the Electoral College and broadening voter-registration opportunities are among num [...] Read more

DeVos Discusses Range of Topics at EWA Gathering

by | May 6, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed topics ranging from teacher strikes to the re [...] Read more

Marc H. Morial to Give Grambling Commencement Keynote Address

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Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League and president of the U.S. Confer [...] Read more

Yale Professors Change Minds, Won’t Abandon Ethnic Studies Program

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Weeks after 13 Yale University senior faculty declared that they were withdrawing their service [...] Read more