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.


Kavanaugh Not Returning to Harvard Law to Teach

by | October 2, 2018
Embattled U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law [...] Read more

Columbia Senate Approves African-American and African Diaspora Studies Department

by | October 1, 2018
The University Senate at Columbia University has unanimously voted to establish a department of [...] Read more

Policy Experts Discuss Future College Affordability at Century Foundation Gathering

by | September 26, 2018
Foremost among the numerous challenges facing higher education is affordability, particularly d [...] Read more

Briefing Addresses Teacher Shortage and Diversity

by | September 25, 2018
WASHINGTON – While some changes have been proposed, more must be made to address a teacher sh [...] Read more

American University Creates Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

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American University President Sylvia M. Burwell has announced the launch of the Sine Institute [...] Read more

A Passionate Advocate for Gifted and Special Education Equity

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Dr. Donna Y. Ford did it for her son. She was single and 18 when she gave birth to Khyle, and h [...] Read more

Three Black Alumnae Make History in Dartmouth Leadership

by | September 21, 2018
As Dartmouth College approaches its 250th anniversary next year in the midst of an unprecedente [...] Read more

Study Reveals Perceptions of the Student Voice on Campuses

by | September 20, 2018
WASHINGTON – Leaders of student government organizations on college campuses perceive themsel [...] Read more

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