Views - Higher Education

HBCUs, HSIs Equipped to Aid Incarcerated Youth

by Larry J. Walker | June 24, 2015
A 2013 study by RAND concluded that prisoners were 43 percent less likely to be imprisoned aft [...] Read more

Confronting Assault Issues on Campus: Our Reality, Our Challenge

by Verelyn Gibbs Watson | June 23, 2015
Late last year my personal life collided with my work life in regards to the issues of assault [...] Read more

When Asian Americans Hear Hate Crime, We Think of Vincent Chin

by Emil Guillermo | June 21, 2015
The anniversary of his beating death in 1982 coincides with the mourning in Charleston. [...] Read more

Is Overcoming White Privilege Unattainable?

by Jose J. Valdez | June 17, 2015
I believe that there is a segment of our society, regardless of ethnic background, that depends [...] Read more

Rich vs. Poor: The Growing “Class” Gap in Higher Education

by Brian C. Mitchell | June 10, 2015
Two thoughtful yet troubling articles, published within a week of each other, startled higher e [...] Read more

Honoring Cultural Traditions of Native Graduates

by Robert Cook | June 9, 2015
Native graduates receive their eagle feathers and plumes and proudly wear them on their graduat [...] Read more

Office Hours: Leading from Within in Higher Education

by Cornelius Gilbert | June 4, 2015
Knowing that one’s leader is truly vested in them can build trust and even move beyond stric [...] Read more

Silence Not an Option When Injustice Abounds

by Robert A. Scott |
Can we allow ourselves to remain silent in the face of social and economic injustice? [...] Read more

Institutional Leadership for Undocumented Students

by Kyle Southern, Daniel Lopez, Ph.D. and Meng So | June 2, 2015
Undocumented students have raised their voices and called upon institutions to meet their oblig [...] Read more

The Minority Incentive for Community College

by Avery Mullen | May 26, 2015
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been steadfast in making it difficult for teachers to achieve th [...] Read more

Give All Students a Chance to Walk Across the Stage

by Marcia L. Fudge and Rob Portman | May 20, 2015
College study still remains out of reach for many, but support for early college programs could [...] Read more

AAPI Role Models Matter

by Heather Tow-Yick | May 12, 2015
For today’s AAPI students, seeing educational leaders who share their background is integral [...] Read more

Who’s Teaching Whom?

by Leslie T. Fenwick | May 10, 2015
Is there anything that can or should be done about the tremendous demographic mismatch between [...] Read more

Teaching with Mental Illness

by Gleb Tsipursky | May 6, 2015
I hope that my coming out of the mental health closet will be a small blow in combating the per [...] Read more

Social Justice and HBCUs: The Fight for Equality in Baltimore

by Larry Walker | May 3, 2015
The recent events in Baltimore highlight the economic, political and social disparities that co [...] Read more