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.


Ten HBCU MBA Students are First Hennessy Fellows

by | July 29, 2019
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Hennessy have announced the selection of the 10-member i [...] Read more

DeVos Wants Income Verification Reviewed for Loan-Repayment Plans

by | July 26, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has issued a statement calling for a comprehensive revi [...] Read more

Frat Members Suspended After Photo at Emmett Till Memorial

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After posing with guns in front of a bullet-riddled sign honoring slain civil rights icon Emmet [...] Read more

Pew on Media Landscape: Facebook, Google Crippling Newsrooms

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The Pew Research Center has released its annual assessment, the State of the News Media, and th [...] Read more

Filthy Memes Get Nine Hampton Campus Cops Canned

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Hampton University has fired nine of its police officers for sharing misogynistic and racist co [...] Read more

UNC Graduate School Appoints New Dean

by | July 25, 2019
Dr. Suzanne Barbour, dean of the graduate school at the University of Georgia, has been appoint [...] Read more

New Coalition Advocates for College Equity, Affordability

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A new collaborative, The College Affordability Coalition, has formed to advocate for needed fed [...] Read more

Endless Exodus: Faculty of Color Leave the Academy in Search of Fulfillment

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Dr. Andre M. Perry is one of many academics of color who determined that the campus environmen [...] Read more

Central State Set to Be First Ohio Public Institution to Research Hemp

by | July 24, 2019
Central State University is poised to become Ohio’s first public university to plant seeds to [...] Read more

Disappointment Sparks Howard Student Hashtag Campaign

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Howard University students dispute the university’s claims that students are organizing again [...] Read more

Did You Know About 1919’s ‘Red Summer’?

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America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet 100 years later, [...] Read more

Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Cancelling Student Loan Debt

by | July 23, 2019
Up to $50,000 in student loan debt will be cancelled for 42 million Americans under a bill intr [...] Read more

Congressional HBCU Caucus Gets Five New Members

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Five new Senate and House members have joined the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black C [...] Read more

Lawyers: More Sexual Misconduct Victims, More Perpetrators at Morehouse College

by | July 22, 2019
In the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a Morehouse College adminis [...] Read more

Study: Cutting Federal Graduate Loans Would Harm Black Students, HBCUs

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Cuts to federal student loans for graduate and professional students could be devastating to Af [...] Read more