Views - Higher Education

An Open Letter: America’s Real Education Scandal

by Ronald Mason, Jr. | April 2, 2019
Dear Secretary DeVos: I was encouraged to see that in response to the current college scandal y [...] Read more

Creating Opportunities for Underrepresented Minority Students 

by Alan Kadish | March 29, 2019
Recent news reports have indicated that, once again, minority enrollment in New York’s eight [...] Read more

What NCTQ Gets Wrong about Testing Teachers of Color

by Emery Petchauer | March 26, 2019
In February, The National Council of Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its report, A Fair Chance: [...] Read more

State Restrictions Impede Developmental Education While Minority-Serving Institutions Find Success

by Sarah Sidoti | March 25, 2019
A staggering amount of first year college students enter into institutions of higher education [...] Read more

Proficiency Over Privilege

by Amanda Wilkerson & Shalander "Shelly" Samuels | March 20, 2019
We are appalled but not surprised about the revelation of the ubiquitous celebrity admissions s [...] Read more

A Room of One’s Own White Colleagues

by Marcos J. Del Hierro | March 14, 2019
Every spring, I dread putting together my annual review materials. In March, a predominantly-Wh [...] Read more

Success Comes At A Price

by Tyler Hallmark | March 7, 2019
While the number of low-socioeconomic status (SES) and first-generation students attending gra [...] Read more

Queer Latinx … Yep We’re Here

by Gary Santos Mendoza | March 6, 2019
Today, as a Queer, college educated, person of color I carry marginalization in some university [...] Read more

Moving from Ally to Accomplice: How Far Are You Willing to Go to Disrupt Racism in the Workplace?

by Kimberly Harden & Tai Harden-Moore | March 4, 2019
Regardless of your profession, we have all been there – having a conversation with a White co [...] Read more

One Size Does Not Fit All: Bennett’s Accreditation Problem

by Crystal R. Sanders | February 28, 2019
One size does not fit all, and the Bennett College story proves it. A recent study found that B [...] Read more

The Perception of Diversity at HBCUs: Is It Real or Imaginable?

by Marcus A. Chanay and Adriel A. Hilton | February 27, 2019
The landscape of education has changed greatly in the last 10 years. In the wake of soaring col [...] Read more

70 Years of Integration, a Journey Still Unfolding at the University of Kentucky

by Eli Capilouto & Sonja Feist-Price | February 26, 2019
One man. One courageous step. Seventy years of a journey that is still unfolding and evolving. [...] Read more

R. Kelly: We All Knew That He Was Coming to the Other Side of the Tracks

by aretha f. marbley | February 25, 2019
For most of us women, R. Kelly is not and will never be our perpetrator. Our perpetrators are p [...] Read more

Grambling State University: Where Students Are CELEBRATED, Not Tolerated

by Robert T. Palmer & Janelle L. Williams | February 22, 2019
About 5 years ago, researchers studying Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) co [...] Read more

Open Letter to Faculty of Color Parenting While On The Tenure-Track

by Claudia García-Louis & Jameson David Lopez | February 15, 2019
We are compelled to write this open letter to our fellow faculty of color colleagues who are na [...] Read more