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.


Angry Saudi Arabia Pulling 7,000 Students from Canada

by | August 7, 2018
Saudi Arabia is ordering its 7,000 students in Canada to get out of the North American country [...] Read more

More Pizzagate Fallout: Purdue Takes Name Off Building, Offers to Return $8M Gift

by | August 6, 2018
The John H. Schnatter Center for Economic Research will soon revert to its old name as the Purd [...] Read more

History at Harvard: Four Black Women Head Colleges

by | August 3, 2018
When Harvard University students arrive for classes Aug. 15, they will return to history in the [...] Read more

Buckeyes Tap Acting Head Coach as Meyer Faces Probe

by | August 2, 2018
Ohio State University has appointed offensive coordinator Ryan Day to serve as acting coach dur [...] Read more

Standardized Tests Now Optional at Indiana School

by | July 30, 2018
Students who want to go to college but don’t perform well on standardized tests – or just h [...] Read more

Rutgers Chancellor Abruptly Steps Down, Interim Steps In

by | July 27, 2018
Telling sources that his vision didn’t fit with the way others see the role, Rutgers Universi [...] Read more

‘Aim Higher Act’ House Bill Draws Praise from Higher Ed Groups

by | July 25, 2018
The  Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Univer [...] Read more

UVA Center Hires Trump Ex-Official, Many Faculty Disapprove

by | July 23, 2018
Dozens of University of Virginia professors are outraged at the university’s decision to [...] Read more

Study: 4 in 10 College Students Binge Drink

by | July 19, 2018
Four in every 10 U.S. college students binge drink, according to a survey by the National Insti [...] Read more

Camille Nelson: Opening Doors for Others

by | July 18, 2018
Camille Nelson not only was the first Black woman to clerk for Canada’s Supreme Court, she we [...] Read more

Gina Adams: Power Player Who Supports Scholars

by | July 13, 2018
Every work day is a busy day for Gina F. Adams, which makes lunch on this particular Friday a w [...] Read more

International Collaborative Explores Social and Emotional Learning in Higher Education

by | July 12, 2018
PRINCETON, N.J. – As he talked, listened and observed over the course of three days at a New [...] Read more

Academy Preps Leaders for Top Campus Roles

by | July 10, 2018
BERKELEY, Calif. – Dr. Abdelharim Deifalla was almost too late. After being nominated to atte [...] Read more

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges

by | July 5, 2018
Colleges and universities committed to using race as one of many considerations in creating a d [...] Read more

Surviving and Thriving: Teresa Sullivan’s UVA Legacy

by | July 3, 2018
During her eight-year tenure leading the University of Virginia, Dr. Teresa A. Sullivan faced a [...] Read more