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.


Executive Order’s Free-Speech Provisions Draw Criticism

by | March 21, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s signing of a controversial executive order Thursday was met with [...] Read more

Groups Unite on HEA Priorities for Military-Connected Students

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Strengthening the GI Bill, institutional accountability and protecting military-connected fami [...] Read more

Praise Greets Folt Selection as First Woman USC President

by | March 20, 2019
Less than three months after an unceremonious departure from her job as chancellor of the Unive [...] Read more

Education Leaders Laud Some White House HEA Principles

by | March 19, 2019
Education leaders reacted positively to some of the principles outlined by the White House as C [...] Read more

Native, Black, Latino Students Most Likely to Pay for College Themselves

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Nearly three in 10 college students in America are responsible for paying for all of their cost [...] Read more

Rutgers-Newark Honors Program Takes New Approach to Developing Citizen Leaders

by | March 15, 2019
Christopher Latonnel is among 220 students ages 17 to 50 in Rutgers-Newark Honors Living-Learn [...] Read more

Foster Care Students Face Challenges Entering, Graduating College

by | March 14, 2019
Dr. Nathaniel Brown’s scholarly interest in how foster care students access higher education [...] Read more

Expanding Minority Doctorate Pipeline Began with Facebook Group

by | March 13, 2019
LaShonda E. Gurley said she “didn’t know whether to laugh, to cry or break out in a praise [...] Read more

Dr. Michael T. Nettles: A Researcher With an Agenda

by | March 12, 2019
Though dreams of becoming a professional baseball player never became a reality and career inte [...] Read more

DOJ Reveals College Admissions Scandal, Rocks Higher Ed

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The U.S. Department of Justice bombshell about 49 individuals across the nation who face charge [...] Read more

Three CSU Institutions are Ranked Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

by | March 11, 2019
Intentional diversity, a culture of constant improvement and a staff­ committed to meeting the [...] Read more

Federal Education Department Releases Budget Proposal

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College funding, school safety and school choice are items addressed in the U.S. Department of [...] Read more

Panel: Marginalized Groups Need Diversity Officers

by | March 8, 2019
Diversity officers should help cultivate a campus climate where coalitions are built to benef [...] Read more

NADOHE Gathering Spotlights Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Imperatives

by | March 7, 2019
Persisting as a Black chief diversity officer or other senior administrator at a predominantly [...] Read more

Study: States Lagging in Black Enrollment, Graduation at Public Colleges

by | March 6, 2019
Racial disparities and inequities persist in the enrollment and graduation of Black students at [...] Read more