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.


Shalala Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida House Seat

by | August 29, 2018
Dr. Donna E. Shalala, a former university administrator and President Clinton’s cabinet s [...] Read more

Study Outlines Challenges for Low-Income Working Students

by | August 28, 2018
Low-income undergraduates who work are less likely than their higher-income counterparts to obt [...] Read more

AFT Hits White House as Student Loan Watchdog Chief Resigns

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The president of the American Federation of Teachers union is sharply criticizing the Trump adm [...] Read more

New Semester, Old Challenges for Fraternities, Sororities

by | August 24, 2018
A new semester brings new activities for thousands of fraternity and sorority members on colleg [...] Read more

Possible Enforcement Changes to Military Lending Act Spark Outcry

by | August 23, 2018
Two letters containing 38 signatures of veteran and military organization service members are e [...] Read more

UVA-China Research Breakthrough Promising for Brain Conditions

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Brain cells talk to each other, and scientists have developed a way to listen in as neurons com [...] Read more

SDSU Finds Success in Broad Definition of Diversity

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San Diego State University’s efforts to attract and maintain a diverse student population beg [...] Read more

Brighid Dwyer: Advancing Diversity and Building Bridges Through Intergroup Dialogue

by | August 21, 2018
Dr. Brighid Dwyer specializes in helping people talk to each other. Not at each other or past e [...] Read more

Report: Interest in Online Education Keeps Growing

by | August 17, 2018
The associate’s degree is the most popular credential among potential students as demand for [...] Read more

Gender Pay Gap Wide Among Graduates of Elite Schools

by | August 16, 2018
The gender wage gap is real – even when looking at pay differences between men and women who [...] Read more

The Common Application Launches New Transfer App

by | August 15, 2018
A new app designed to aid the transition of transfer students will be used by more than 650 col [...] Read more

Survey: Virginia Tech Students More Satisfied Than Average

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A Gallup survey of Virginia Tech students suggests that they are more likely than the average A [...] Read more

Increasing Diversity on HBCU Campuses Often Leaves Blacks in Minority

by | August 14, 2018
In many cases, African-American students have ceased being a majority at HBCUs. At some, they a [...] Read more

Democrat Lawmakers Urge Compliance with California Student Loan Act

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U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris and U.S. Rep. Susan Davis were joined by five other California Democ [...] Read more

Skepticism in Higher Ed of Gainful Employment Rescission

by | August 13, 2018
Count Dr. Charlie Eaton among the skeptics. A sociologist who studies inequality, he recently p [...] Read more