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.


Scholars Critique White House Higher Ed Policies, 2020 Candidates’ Proposals

by | July 15, 2019
Considering unease on many campuses regarding the Trump administration’s higher education pol [...] Read more

New York Follows California, Outlaws Bias Against Natural Hair

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A bill adding hair styles and traits to New York’s anti-racial discrimination laws was approv [...] Read more

Education Insiders Among FBI Indictments in Puerto Rico

by | July 13, 2019
Two former top officials in Puerto Rico are named in an unsealed corruption indictment for alle [...] Read more

Senate Confirms Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education

by | July 12, 2019
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Bob King to serve as the Department’s Assistant Secretary f [...] Read more

Complaints Compel Changes to Brigham Young Honor Code

by | July 11, 2019
Following widespread student criticism that its honor code lacks compassion and transparency, B [...] Read more

Epstein’s Big Harvard Donation Under New Scrutiny

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The arrest of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein on sex-trafficking charges has raised new questions a [...] Read more

Feds Investigating Cornell’s Ties to Qatar and China

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When President Donald Trump welcomed the emir of Qatar to Washington with a lavish Treasury Dep [...] Read more

Historian’s Book Details The Battle of Negro Fort

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From Rosewood in Florida to Greenwood in Oklahoma, American history is replete with stories of [...] Read more

Black Caucus Foundation Names New President, CEO

by | July 10, 2019
David A. Hinson, a business executive with nearly three decades of experience in the public and [...] Read more

Poll: Most Adults Say Higher Ed Cost Big Election Issue

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A new national survey conducted by educational fundraising platform GiveCampus in partnership w [...] Read more

National Black Museum Architect Dies

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North Carolina architect Phil Freelon, nationally known for designs that celebrate art, beauty [...] Read more

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Accreditation Affirmed for Another Eight Years

by | July 9, 2019
At a time when some HBCUs are losing accreditation and others are struggling to keep theirs, Li [...] Read more

UC Berkeley’s Executive Leadership Academy Welcomes Largest Cohort

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Information-packed sessions on attributes and skills essential for successfully navigating high [...] Read more

Judge Green-Lights Lawsuit Against Student Loan Service Provider

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A federal judge has allowed a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Federation of Teachers [...] Read more

Schools Can Drop Rescinded Gainful-Employment Rules Early

by | July 8, 2019
Dr. Charlie Eaton at the University of California – Merced and Dr. Marybeth Gasman at the Uni [...] Read more