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.


Research Survey: Universities Highly Intentional About Community Engagement

by | April 24, 2019
A survey of 100 urban universities across America revealed that the overwhelming majority offer [...] Read more

Brent Chrite Named Seventh President of Bethune-Cookman

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Dr. Brent Chrite, dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, has been [...] Read more

Reddick Tapped for Diversity Post in Education at UT Austin

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University of Texas at Austin associate professor Dr. Richard Reddick has been named the Colleg [...] Read more

Doing Better By Students When a College Closes

by | April 23, 2019
Although college closures are not common occurrences, numerous factors suggest a continuing up [...] Read more

Help for Native American Students Celebrating Their Culture at Graduation

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Citing restrictive dress codes and uninformed administrators that routinely prevent Native Amer [...] Read more

Inmate Education Success Stories Shared at Department Convening

by | April 22, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education, which under the Trump administration has advocated transferr [...] Read more

Author Chat: New Book Mines Racial Disparities in College Degrees

by | April 18, 2019
Journalist Richard Whitmire discusses how to significantly improve graduation rates of first-ge [...] Read more

Equity Chase: Efforts Narrow Racial Disparities in College Study Abroad

by | April 17, 2019
As public discourse increases around issues of equity getting into college, succeeding there an [...] Read more

Art Historian Explores African Diaspora, Intersections

by | April 16, 2019
Dr. Huey Copeland, an associate professor of art history and the Arthur Andersen Teaching and R [...] Read more

Black Studies Leaders Laud Georgetown Student Vote for Fee to Fund Reparations

by | April 13, 2019
Some African-American studies professors are praising Georgetown University undergraduate stude [...] Read more

RISE Conference Engages Hot Education Topics

by | April 11, 2019
Hot education topics ranging from workforce relevance and measuring student outcomes to school [...] Read more

Conference Dissects White Supremacists from Nazis to Now

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Anti-Semitism and racism are contemporary as well as historical, and everyone from academics an [...] Read more

Michigan Grad School Initiative Promotes Relationships with MSIs

by | April 9, 2019
Eight new grants will help faculty and academic departments across the University of Michigan e [...] Read more

Texas Initiative for Male Students of Color Issues First Policy Brief

by | April 3, 2019
A major initiative in Texas to bolster the success of men of color in college continues to expa [...] Read more

Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

by | April 2, 2019
America’s tech industry needs greater diversity, equity and inclusion, and achieving those go [...] Read more