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.


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

UNC Admissions Lawsuit Likely Headed to Supreme Court

by | January 22, 2019
The federal lawsuit challenging race-conscious admissions practices at the University of North [...] Read more

Colleges and Universities Commemorate King Holiday

by | January 17, 2019
From coast to coast, institutions of higher education are presenting events to celebrate the li [...] Read more

Support Grows for Imperiled Bennett College

by | January 5, 2019
By postal service and online, in amounts small and large, a steady stream of donations is flowi [...] Read more

Schools with Affected Research Grants Decry Shutdown

by | January 3, 2019
West Virginia State University has research grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture tota [...] Read more

Largest-Ever Congressional Black Caucus Sworn In

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The swearing-in Thursday of the 116th Congress included the largest class of the Congressional [...] Read more

Academics, Experts Share Diversity Dreams for 2019

by | January 2, 2019
With 2018 in the rearview mirror and 2019 in the windshield, Diverse asked some academics and o [...] Read more

Kenyon Faculty Write Diversity into Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

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While many institutions of higher learning discuss the importance of diversity and encourage ef [...] Read more

Diversity in Tech: Make School Bachelor’s Program with Dominican Accredited

by | December 28, 2018
Make School, a postsecondary educational program created by two 20-something techies, is now of [...] Read more

Reverse-Transfer Policies May Particularly Help Underrepresented Groups

by | December 19, 2018
While facing logistical challenges, reverse credit transfer is becoming a more common practice [...] Read more