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.


Vickers Receives 100 Black Men Award for Doctors

by | June 24, 2019
Dr. Selwyn Vickers, senior vice president and dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham S [...] Read more

George Mason Appoints Interim President, First Woman

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Former Virginia education secretary Anne Holton, a lawyer with Ivy League degrees, will become [...] Read more

Anderson, Outgoing Fayetteville Chancellor, Praised as Excellent Leader

by | June 21, 2019
Outgoing Fayetteville State University chancellor Dr. James A. Anderson is a towering figure wh [...] Read more

Interdenominational Theological Center Names Interim President

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The executive committee of the board of trustees of the Interdenominational Theological Center [...] Read more

Prairie View Plans Black and Latinx Male Youth Summit

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The Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and the Minority Achievement Creativity and High Abi [...] Read more

UCF DirectConnect Consortium Boosts Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

by | June 20, 2019
Victor Rodriguez has gone from a subpar high school grade average to acceptance at one of Ameri [...] Read more

Miles President Leaving for Clark Atlanta

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The president of Miles College, Dr. George T. French, Jr., has resigned to become the next pres [...] Read more

New House Legislation Invests in Worker Education, Training

by | June 19, 2019
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has introduced legislation to [...] Read more

George Mason Renames Building for ‘Hidden Figures’ Mathematician

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The largest building on the Science and Technology Campus of George Mason University in Manassa [...] Read more

Israeli Education Council Directs $40M for Ethiopian Students

by | June 18, 2019
Encouraging leadership and academic excellence among students of Ethiopian descent is the aim o [...] Read more

Panel: Speaker Disinvitations Seldom Best for Students

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At a time when speaker disinvitations are making headlines, colleges and universities would se [...] Read more

Pioneering PBI-HSI President Discusses Priorities

by | June 17, 2019
Setting priorities and a strategic plan, developing campuswide buy-in and telling Bloomfield Co [...] Read more

AAUP Censures Two Schools, Sanctions Another

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Nunez Community College in Louisiana and St. Edward’s University in Texas have been added to [...] Read more

Thomas, Beleaguered WIU President, Resigns

by | June 14, 2019
Dr. Jack Thomas, the beleaguered president of Western Illinois University, has resigned, speaki [...] Read more

University of Denver Appoints New Chancellor

by | June 13, 2019
Dr. Jeremy Haefner, the provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Denver, has [...] Read more