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.


International Collaborative Explores Social and Emotional Learning in Higher Education

by | July 12, 2018
PRINCETON, N.J. – As he talked, listened and observed over the course of three days at a New [...] Read more

Academy Preps Leaders for Top Campus Roles

by | July 10, 2018
BERKELEY, Calif. – Dr. Abdelharim Deifalla was almost too late. After being nominated to atte [...] Read more

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges

by | July 5, 2018
Colleges and universities committed to using race as one of many considerations in creating a d [...] Read more

Surviving and Thriving: Teresa Sullivan’s UVA Legacy

by | July 3, 2018
During her eight-year tenure leading the University of Virginia, Dr. Teresa A. Sullivan faced a [...] Read more

Academics React to UPenn’s Ties to Slavery

by | July 2, 2018
The University of Pennsylvania has become the latest in a series of institutions of higher lear [...] Read more

Higher Ed Mulls Supreme Court Ruling Against Mandatory Union Fee

by | June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday against a mandatory labor union fee for nonmember p [...] Read more

Merging Education, Labor Departments Likely to Impact Higher Ed

by | June 21, 2018
The White House announced plans Thursday to combine the federal education and labor departments [...] Read more

Expert Helps Educators Adjust Implicit Biases

by | June 11, 2018
Bentley Gibson had magical powers as a princess from another planet. At least, that’s how the [...] Read more

Student Social and Emotional Learning Explored at Gathering

by | June 7, 2018
Scholars, policymakers and other stakeholders from 12 countries have gathered here to delve dee [...] Read more

Study: College Financial Aid Award Letters Lack Clarity, Transparency

by | June 5, 2018
Financial aid award letters from colleges often are so unclear or misleading that students and [...] Read more

For-Profit College Probes Fuel Rise in Consumer-Protection Sentiments

by | May 23, 2018
Amid new efforts to reinvigorate lethargic federal investigations of for-profit colleges, some [...] Read more

Incidences of Campus Racial Intolerance Spark Calls for Change

by | May 10, 2018
Recent highly publicized incidences of racial intolerance at Duke, Yale, Colorado State and oth [...] Read more

Cosby Conviction Dismantles Legacy, Dismays Scholars

by | April 26, 2018
Bill Cosby used his power and influence to elevate African-Americans on television in the 1980s [...] Read more