LaMont Jones - Higher Education
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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.


College Funds, HACU Laud Bipartisan, Bicameral Title III Legislation

by | May 5, 2019
While federal lawmakers often face criticism for failure to work together across party lines, t [...] Read more

PhD Student’s App Aims to Improve College Match and Completion

by | May 2, 2019
As a teacher at a private high school in an affluent San Francisco Bay-area community and later [...] Read more

González Stokas Named Barnard’s First Diversity VP

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Dr. Ariana González Stokas, the Dean of Inclusive Excellence at Bard College, will become Barn [...] Read more

Study Analyzes Student Learning Outcome Statements and Assessments

by | May 1, 2019
How learning outcomes are articulated and assessed are relevant to students, schools and employ [...] Read more

Georgetown’s Jackson ‘Jazzed’ About History

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As a historian who happens to have an a­ffinity for jazz, Dr. Maurice Jackson of Georgetown Un [...] Read more

McDonald Named Diversity VP at UVA

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Dr. Kevin McDonald, vice chancellor of inclusion, diversity and equity at the University of Mis [...] Read more

TMCF Lauds HBCU Benefits in House Labor Bill

by | April 30, 2019
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) issued a statement thanking House Appropriations chai [...] Read more

Gallup Study: WGU Alum Exceed Average in Positive Metrics

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Employers are increasingly demanding employees who are competently trained to meet workplace n [...] Read more

‘Wilberforce Unite’ Campaign Seeks to Raise $2M in 60 Days

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Wilberforce University, which was placed on probation last year by a regional accrediting agenc [...] Read more

Historic NFL Draft: Asian American Top Pick

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The Arizona Cardinals made history when the team chose Kyler Murray, who is of Asian lineage, a [...] Read more

Damon Keith, Noted Federal Judge in Michigan, Dead at 96

by | April 29, 2019
Venerable federal judge Damon Jerome Keith, a grandson of slaves and champion of civil rights a [...] Read more

Promise Programs Boost College Access, But More Support Needed for Graduation

by | April 27, 2019
As Congress takes up myriad issues relevant to upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education [...] Read more

Black Students to Princeton Seminary: Pay Reparations from $1B Endowment

by | April 25, 2019
It makes sense that African-American students at Princeton Theological Seminary have issued rep [...] Read more

Research Survey: Universities Highly Intentional About Community Engagement

by | April 24, 2019
A survey of 100 urban universities across America revealed that the overwhelming majority offer [...] Read more

Brent Chrite Named Seventh President of Bethune-Cookman

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Dr. Brent Chrite, dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, has been [...] Read more