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.


Cannabis and Campuses: Colleges Caught in the Middle of Marijuana Laws

by | November 7, 2018
States continue to pass laws that legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, plac [...] Read more

USC Leaps Forward in Diversity with Two New Initiatives

by | November 2, 2018
A new Center for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion and an additional $50 million to promote [...] Read more

First Graduate of UNCG Scholars Program Now Leads It

by | October 31, 2018
At the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), alumna Tyshea S. Lewis has the rare d [...] Read more

Maryland President Loh to Retire in Aftermath of Sports Scandal

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Dr. Wallace D. Loh, who arrived at the University of Maryland in 2010 as a decorated academic a [...] Read more

Multiple CUNY Events to Honor Thousands of Student-Veterans in November

by | October 30, 2018
The City University of New York (CUNY) will recognize more than 300 student-veterans for outsta [...] Read more

Family Storytellers Inspired Professor-Historian

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Dr. Allyson Hobbs comes from a family of storytellers, perhaps chief among them her Aunt Shirle [...] Read more

Millennium Leadership Initiative Boasts Record Participation in 20th Year

by | October 29, 2018
Demand exceeded expectations Monday when 89 higher education leaders from underrepresented popu [...] Read more

Institute Marks 25 Years of Training Minorities as Faculty, Mentors

by | October 27, 2018
Inside and outside a ballroom buzzing with activity at the Marriott Crystal Gateway hotel, it c [...] Read more

Intensive Academy Trains Leaders for Diversity and Inclusion Success

by | October 25, 2018
After traveling thousands of miles and coaching hundreds of individuals and teams, Dr. Damon A. [...] Read more

Liberian President Announces Free Tuition at Public Universities

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Liberian President George Weah has announced that tuition will be free for all undergraduates e [...] Read more

Intercultural Center Dedicated to Andrew Young’s Late Wife

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A dedicated space in northeast Indiana for discussions about diversity and inclusion, civic eng [...] Read more

Study: Parental Education is a Major Factor in Considering Advanced Degree

by | October 23, 2018
Parental education is a major factor in an undergraduate student’s decision whether to pursue [...] Read more

Experts: Federal Policy Change Would Harm Transgender Students

by | October 22, 2018
No one who has been paying attention over the last two years should be surprised to learn that [...] Read more

Seven Charged in Sex and Prostitution Ring on Georgia Campus

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Seven people, some prominent figures, have been charged in connection with what law-enforcement [...] Read more

Nepotism in the Academy Raises Serious Questions

by | October 19, 2018
Recent incidents involving family members who work together at institutions of higher learning [...] Read more