LaMont Jones - Higher Education
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.

Meharry Opens New Center, Garners $7.5M Research Grant

by | June 9, 2019
Meharry Medical College launched on Friday the Meharry Center for the Study of Social Determina [...] Read more

Xavier University Center Gets $500,000 Kellogg Grant

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Xavier University has received a $500,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to fund the C [...] Read more

Kentucky State Cuts Non-Resident Tuition for Eight States

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Kentucky State University is drastically reducing non-resident tuition for students from its se [...] Read more

GMU’s Cabrera Sole Finalist for Georgia Tech Presidency

by | June 6, 2019
Dr. Angel Cabrera, the first president of an American university who was born in Spain, is one [...] Read more

Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns Vassar Trustee Board

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Amidst a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series about a wrongful conviction in a high-profi [...] Read more

Deceased Amherst Alum’s $25M Gift Benefits Dickinson Museum

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William Vickery, who died Feb. 4, has given Amherst College a $25-million gift, with about $22 [...] Read more

Michigan Eases Voting Restrictions, Helps College Students

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The state of Michigan has agreed to help college students vote while away at school, a victory [...] Read more

London Literature Scholar Receives Norway’s Holberg Prize

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Dr. Paul Gilroy of King’s College London has been presented the Holberg Prize by Crown Prince [...] Read more

Georgia Universities, Family Services Agency Partner on Child Welfare

by | June 5, 2019
The schools of social work at the University of Georgia and Georgia State University and the Ge [...] Read more

Survey Shows More Americans Don’t Care About Coworkers’ Sexuality

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A new research study shows that an increasing number of Americans don’t care about their cowo [...] Read more

CMSI Selects New Cohort of MSI Aspiring Leaders, Presidential Mentors

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The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions in the Graduate School of Education at the Un [...] Read more

Study: Young Americans’ Wages Same As Decade Ago

by | June 4, 2019
Adjusted for inflation, young Americans are earning the exact wages their counterparts were pai [...] Read more

APLU Urges House to Pass New Dreamers Act

by | June 3, 2019
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has thrown its support behind the [...] Read more

Louisiana College Prep School Refutes Allegations of Abuse, Academic Fraud

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Leaders of a private, predominantly Black college-prep school in southern Louisiana are defendi [...] Read more

Study: Link Between Treatment Programs and Reduced Jail, Recidivism

by | June 1, 2019
A five-year study by the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice at Wayne State University’s [...] Read more