Views - Higher Education

Fisher v. The University of Texas: Why Should We Care?

by Gregory T. Chambers & Dr. Benjamin D. Reese, Jr. | October 15, 2012
On October 10, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Tex [...] Read more

From Jail to Juris Doctor

by Dorothy Givens Terry | October 11, 2012
James King’s experience on the undesirable side of the legal system spurred his drive to beco [...] Read more

Asian-American, Pacific Islanders Flying Under Radar as a Political Force

by Emil Guillermo | October 9, 2012
The group the Democrats take for granted and the Republicans totally ignore could make a differ [...] Read more

Katherine Archuleta is the First Latina to Direct a Major Party’s Presidential Campaign

by María Eugenia Miranda | October 5, 2012
When President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign appointed Katherine Archuleta national pol [...] Read more

The National Education Narrative

by Kamau Bobb, Ph.D. | October 3, 2012
Dr. Kamau Bobb discusses the intersection of higher education policy and national economic inte [...] Read more

In Defense of ‘Exploitation Games’

by Cheryl Davenport Dozier | October 1, 2012
Savannah State President Cheryl Dozier defends her institution’s decision to allow its footba [...] Read more

Commentary: Could End of Affirmative Action Be Boon for Black Colleges?

by Aaron N. Taylor | September 27, 2012
Students should choose HBCUs based not on attenuation of opportunities, but on tangible benefit [...] Read more

Calling it a Career

by Reginald Stuart | September 24, 2012
Dr. James Hawkins has retired after 35 years of service as a journalism educator at Florida A&M [...] Read more

Perspective: Linking STEM Women Online to Students

by Ibram H. Rogers | September 21, 2012
Women in Technology Sharing Online is a six-week program co-sponsored by Harvey Mudd College to [...] Read more

Public University Leaders Tout Value of College, Affirmative Action

by Charles Dervarics | September 20, 2012
Univ. of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman outlined her strong support for continued use of r [...] Read more

Commentary: When a Football Game Sends the Wrong Message

by Aaron N. Taylor | September 17, 2012
Law professor Aaron N. Taylor laments what he calls the ‘prostitution’ of Black football pr [...] Read more

Analysis: A Call to Accountability – The HBCU Board

by Johnny C. Taylor Jr. | September 14, 2012
Major studies of nonprofit boards have identified board recruitment as one of the most signific [...] Read more

Q&A With Bernard Muir: Continuing Traditions

by Lydia Lum | September 12, 2012
With more than 20 years in sports administration, Bernard Muir joined Stanford University in Au [...] Read more

Commentary: Community Colleges – An ‘Unsung’ Source of America’s STEM Talent

by Rebecca Lucore | September 11, 2012
Some 1,200 community colleges in the U.S. enroll more than 8 million students yearly, which is [...] Read more

Q&A with Paul Tough: Missed Opportunity in Nation’s Education Agenda

by Justin Snider, The Hechinger Report | September 6, 2012
In a new book, education reformer Paul Tough asks whether the metrics used in college admission [...] Read more