LaMont Jones - Higher Education
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.

Pitt Urban Education Forum Explores Disrupting School-to-Prison Pipeline

by | August 12, 2019
Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that [...] Read more

NCAA Amends Rules, Agents No Longer Need College Degree

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association will no longer require a bachelor’s degree for t [...] Read more

University of Idaho Names First Female Athletic Director

by | August 9, 2019
The University of Idaho has announced Terry Gawlik as its first female athletic director, accor [...] Read more

New Morehouse Program Addresses Student Loan Debt

by | August 8, 2019
Morehouse College is launching a fundraising and research initiative to help graduates pursue a [...] Read more

Sister of Slain College Athlete Arrested in Oregon

by | August 7, 2019
Police in Oregon have arrested a woman following the shooting death of a Portland State Univers [...] Read more

Academics Laud Morrison’s Literary Legacy

by | August 6, 2019
The grief in Dr. Eddie Glaude’s voice was unmistakable as he spoke of author and educator Ton [...] Read more

Dartmouth Settles Class-Action Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

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Dartmouth College has settled with nine former and current female students and researchers who [...] Read more

Overdose Death Trend Shifts from Rural Back to Urban

by | August 5, 2019
U.S. drug overdose deaths, most common in Appalachia and other rural areas in recent years, are [...] Read more

Man Arrested for Threats Against Temple University

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A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on $100,000 bond after being charged with making threats aga [...] Read more

HBCU Lawsuit in Maryland: Mediation Fails Again

by | August 1, 2019
Once again, court-ordered mediation in a case that’s pitted HBCU supporters against the state [...] Read more

Notre Dame Provost Stepping Down

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Dr. Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost at the University of Notre Dame, will st [...] Read more

Audit: Ohio State Center Didn’t Report 57 Possible Felonies

by | July 31, 2019
An audit has found that an Ohio State University center that supported sexual-assault victims f [...] Read more

Ex-Michigan State President Gets Millions in Payout

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The former Michigan State University president accused of lying about her knowledge of allegati [...] Read more

Tuskegee Researchers’ Discovery Could Reduce Climate-Change Threats

by | July 30, 2019
Researchers at Tuskegee University have modified and discovered new bio-based natural materials [...] Read more

Growing Proportion of Part-Time Faculty Portends Problems

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The decline in tenured and tenure-track college and university faculty and the increase in nont [...] Read more