Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

magazineFrom time to time, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African Americans in higher education. The articles selected do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

We invite subscribers to e-mail us or tweet @jbhedotcom with suggestions of articles for inclusion in this feature.

The Problem(s) With Obama’s Community College Plan – And an Alternative
The Washington Post

Historically Black Colleges See Rise in Enrollment
The Detroit News

Black Brains Matter: Why Are Graduation Rates So Low?
TakePart

Trailblazer: The Remarkable Life of the School of Medicine’s First Black Graduate
VCU News

The Myth That There Are More Black Men in Prison Than in College, Debunked in One Chart
Vox

Majority of Black Americans Are Living Through Worst Economic Conditions
Sri Lanka Guardian

Statistics Open Eyes to the Debate on Race
The Boston Globe

New Diversity Initiatives Include Faculty Hiring Commitment, Graduate Recruiting Program
News at Princeton

Women, Minorities Faces Prejudice in Academia
The Edwardsville Intelligencer

HBCUs Challenged by Shrinking Budgets, Attempts to Close Them
Winston-Salem Journal

NAACP, State Lawmakers: University of Delaware Is Lacking Diversity
The News Journal

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Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

The Eutychus Phenomenon

Part of the Eutychus phenomenon is viewing those with diverse viewpoints in the room as fortunate, but not vital contributors. The narrative that affirmative action scours the earth looking for inept candidates to give them what mediocre White people rightfully deserve is oft repeated and sadly, embraced by many.

Three Black Presidents in Higher Education Announce Their Resignations

Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, and Morehouse College President David Thomas have all announced their plans to step down from their respective presidential appointments.

Three African Americans Appointed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Roles in Higher Education

The appointments to diversity positions are Tamara Clegg at the University of Maryland, Andrew Alvez at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and Kendriana Price at the University of Kentucky.

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