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.


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

Diverse ‘Changemakers’ Share Insights in Campus Conversation

by | March 5, 2019
Four leaders from different walks of life talked about purpose, resilience and navigating life [...] Read more

Experts Say Reauthorized HEA Must Promote Equity

by | March 1, 2019
Institutional accountability and effective federal-state partnerships are keys to improving hig [...] Read more

Second Initiative Adds to Clemson Efforts to Diversify SC Teacher Ranks

by | February 27, 2019
As a pioneering teacher-development program established by Clemson University approaches its 20 [...] Read more

Scholars: Union Organizing on Campuses Signals Awakening

by | February 22, 2019
Faculty, adjunct instructors and graduate student assistants on college campuses across the nat [...] Read more

Dr. Betty N. Adams: A Commitment to the Profession

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When Dr. Betty N. Adams’ father told her she would “make a good nurse,” it greatly influe [...] Read more

$1M Grant Helps Cal State Campus Improve Diversity in Filmmaking

by | February 21, 2019
Madeline Tondi found her passion for filmmaking at California State University, Los Angeles, wh [...] Read more

As Retirement Nears, Nursing Dean Reflects on Tenure

by | February 18, 2019
As Dr. Anita Hufft looks to retire this summer, she won’t be leaving a career as an astronaut [...] Read more

ASALH Black History Celebration Highlights Black Migration

by | February 17, 2019
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) celebrated its 93rd [...] Read more

Berea College and the Father of Black History

by | February 15, 2019
Preeminent scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson has been dubbed “the father of Black history” and [...] Read more

ACE Study: Racial Equity Gaps Still Plague Higher Ed

by | February 14, 2019
In a matter of seconds, University of Maryland higher education professor Dr. Sharon L. Fries- [...] Read more

Robeson Centennial Celebration Inspires New Diversity Efforts at Rutgers

by | February 13, 2019
In celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumni, Rutger [...] Read more

Dr. James Williams: Defying Stereotypes

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Dr. James Williams strives to make the college classroom experience entertaining as well as edu [...] Read more