Views - Higher Education

Fresh Insights on First-Generation College Students: A Need to Change the Language of Retention

by Shannon LaCount | June 10, 2018
It’s true that first-generation students might be naïve to standard operating procedure in h [...] Read more

Reimagining the Liberal Arts

by Loni Bordoloi Pazich and Tony Banout | June 7, 2018
The liberal arts can help students prepare for the complexities of the modern workplace, includ [...] Read more

Protecting the Dreams of Immigrant Students

by Marvin Krislov | June 6, 2018
June is Immigration Heritage Month. It’s a time to celebrate American diversity, to celebrate [...] Read more

Writing Groups as Counterspaces for Black Women Graduate Students at PWIs

by Torrie A. Cropps | June 2, 2018
It is no secret that Black women graduate students are severely underrepresented at Predominant [...] Read more

Teachers: The Small Things Really Do Matter

by Karen Gross | May 29, 2018
Small, unintended words or behavior in a myriad of contexts - of which school is but one -  ar [...] Read more

Ensuring Rural Students Succeed

by Allen Kenneth Schaidle | May 25, 2018
Raised in rural central Illinois, my adjustment from rurality to a university campus packed wit [...] Read more

When the Margin for Error is Zero

by Richard D. Legon and Alvin J. Schexnider | May 24, 2018
It is a supreme irony that in a season when many Black colleges are celebrating 150 years of ex [...] Read more

Online Social Media Identity Management

by Quintana “Quincy” Clark and Levon T. Esters | May 22, 2018
Employers are increasingly using online social media sites (SMS) such as Facebook, Twitter, and [...] Read more

We Must Protect the Press to Police Politicians, Society

by Robbie R. Morganfield | May 21, 2018
As one who has worked professionally as a journalist and now works to train students to become [...] Read more

Why Are Only the White Marches the Right Marches?

by Tyler Hallmark | May 20, 2018
High school activism is now commonplace in America. Students are no longer the leaders of tomor [...] Read more

Neurodiversity: The Next Frontier in Social Justice

by Niki Elliott | May 17, 2018
The scar on my thigh reminds me of the day I almost gave up my career as a teacher. I now dedi [...] Read more

The Case for Diversity

by Arlen Meyers | May 10, 2018
I'm a privileged, old White guy who won the ovary lottery. Consequently, I was able to grow up [...] Read more

GlobalMindED Gathering to Boost First-Gen College Students

by Rocío Perez | May 6, 2018
GlobalMindED provides a platform for people to thrive. A city is only as good as its employers, [...] Read more

False Equivalences Used to Deny Paying College Athletes

by Robbie R. Morganfield | May 2, 2018
I say without equivocation: Enough with the false equivalences. Pay college athletes what they [...] Read more

Predominantly White Institutions, Black Women Grad Students and a Sense of Belonging

by Torrie A. Cropps | May 1, 2018
While predominantly White institutions should make deliberate efforts to address issues of a la [...] Read more