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.


Legislative Summit Urges Community College Leaders to Advocate

by | February 12, 2019
There’s a lot of important legislative and policy change afoot in higher education in 2019, a [...] Read more

Seminar Exposes HSI, HBCU Students to Diplomacy Careers

by | February 11, 2019
A career in international conflict resolution has been on Ava Greene’s radar, and the Spelman [...] Read more

Dr. Qingxia Li: A Math Wiz

by | February 8, 2019
A faculty-written National Science Foundation grant to enhance developmental math learning ende [...] Read more

GiveCampus Conference Boosts School Fundraising Efforts

by | February 7, 2019
As assistant director of annual giving at John Carroll University, Sloan D. Cargill is part of [...] Read more

Virginia Lawmakers Still at Odds Over In-State Tuition for DACA Students

by | February 6, 2019
Officials at some of Virginia’s largest public institutions of higher learning support allowi [...] Read more

Report Urges Increased College Support for ‘Invisible’ Native Students

by | February 5, 2019
Following the widely reported maltreatment of two indigenous students on a college campus visit [...] Read more

Sen. Alexander Proposes 3 Major Reforms to HEA

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Simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, improving the student loan repayment [...] Read more

Observers to Notre Dame: Act Wisely with Columbus Murals

by | February 1, 2019
As the University of Notre Dame acts to reduce the visibility of a dozen Christopher Columbus m [...] Read more

CHEA International Quality Group Meeting Addresses Quality, Public Trust

by | January 31, 2019
Concerns about how to shore up flagging trust in higher education and ensure quality in the aca [...] Read more

Dr. Elyse Hambacher: Teaching Social Justice

by | January 30, 2019
Dr. Elyse Hambacher hasn’t forgotten the many inequities she witnessed at her culturally dive [...] Read more

House Education and Workforce Chair Discusses Priorities

by | January 28, 2019
In a half-hour session Monday afternoon that seemed to pass faster than a New York minute, U.S [...] Read more

Harris-Perry Draws Support in Beef with Wake Forest

by | January 25, 2019
The relationship between Wake Forest University and prominent Black political science professor [...] Read more

New PhD Program Aims to Preserve Legacy of Black Preaching

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While numerous surveys and studies suggest that Christianity is declining in the United States, [...] Read more

Virginia Tech Program Trains Data Scientists to Solve Urban Problems

by | January 24, 2019
Data will become a more important part of problem-solving as America’s urban centers continue [...] Read more

Arts Education Remains Passion for 2007 Emerging Scholar

by | January 23, 2019
Dr. Lorenzo Candelaria doesn’t live or work where he did 12 years ago, but the former Diverse [...] Read more