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.


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

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