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.


Kenyon Faculty Write Diversity into Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

by | January 2, 2019
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

Experts Tie Student Success to Bridging Education and Workforce

by | December 12, 2018
Better integration of education at all levels, eliminating the distinction between higher educa [...] Read more

Study Urges Better Post-College Employment Data

by | December 11, 2018
Employment data on college graduates needs to be accurate, comprehensive, verifiable, comparabl [...] Read more

Panel to CGS: Holistic Admissions Strategy Aids Grad Student Diversity

by | December 8, 2018
WASHINGTON – An intentional and campuswide approach and a holistic evaluation of underreprese [...] Read more

CGS Meeting Hears Sobering Report on Black Student Access

by | December 6, 2018
Institutional racism, White supremacy and anti-Black attitudes fuel underrepresentation of Bla [...] Read more

CoopLew Institute Preps CDOs to Become CEOs

by | December 5, 2018
As colleges and universities seek to increase diversify in top executive positions, chief diver [...] Read more

UofL Plans New Diversity Initiatives After Campus Climate Survey

by | December 3, 2018
Administrators at the University of Louisville, following a period of leadership turmoil, are i [...] Read more

New Appointment Fuels Diversity Momentum at Weill Cornell Medicine

by | November 30, 2018
Medicine is among the least diverse academic areas in higher education, and Weill Cornell Medic [...] Read more

Crisis-Recovery Framework at Mizzou Inspires Inclusion Beyond Campus

by | November 29, 2018
A framework developed to address a campus racial crisis at the University of Missouri-Columbia [...] Read more

Forum Dissects Millennials’ Disconnection from School and Work

by | November 28, 2018
Alarming numbers of America’s largest demographic group – millennials – are disconnected [...] Read more

Higher Ed Observers Slam Federal Reprieve for For-Profit Accreditor

by | November 27, 2018
While a major accreditor of for-profit schools has won a conditional reprieve from Secretary of [...] Read more

Tenure Denial, Work Climate Spark Growing Bias Complaints By Women and Minority Faculty

by | November 19, 2018
Associate professor Dr. Patricia Young is trying to resuscitate an academic career that she sai [...] Read more

Dartmouth Cultivates Vibrant Native American Studies Program

by | November 14, 2018
The education of Native American youth was part of the charter when Dartmouth College opened it [...] Read more