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.


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

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