Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, 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.

Report Shows Certain Lenders May Be Charging Higher Loan Interest Rates for Underrepresented Students
The Daily Californian

How Do U.S. Foundations Influence Higher Education in Africa?
Study International

Presidential Candidates Are Paying New Attention To The HBCUs. Here’s What They Propose

Black Coaching Hires at Collegiate Ranks Far Worse Than NFL’s Abysmal Marks
The St. Louis American

Race in Classical Music
Muhlenberg College News

In Texas, HBCUs Are Key to Success for Many African Americans
Defender Network

Re-Emerging Demand Seen for City’s Afrocentric Schools
City Limits

Finding Freedom at HBCUs
ACT Center for Equity in Learning

As College Increases Its Diversity, Professor and Activists Argue Cultural Centers Improve Outcomes for Students of Color
The Chicago Maroon

Related Articles


  1. That’s great! But the retention numbers (in the 50s) and graduation rates (in the 20s) must come up. It’s wonderful to find a place of community and comfort to continue your studies but….you have to stick around and graduate to achieve academic success.

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Three African Americans Appointed to New Academic Positions

Leon Prieto, Kofi Afrifah, and Andrea Moore have been appointed to new academic positions at Clayton University, Bowie State University, and Savannah State University, respectively.

Historic HBCU Landmark Revitalized Through National Park Service Grant

Through three restoration grants totaling $2 million, the Rosenwald Practice School and Principal House will be fully restored, becoming the new home for the Northeastern North Carolina African American Research and Cultural Heritage Institute.

Five Black Leaders Appointed to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of African American who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to

North Carolina A&T University Establishes Research Partnership with Collins Aerospace

“There are direct relations to the research we do in the College of Engineering and the mission purpose of Collins Aerospace,” said Stephanie Luster-Teasley, interim dean of the College of Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University. “Being able to partner with Collins really gives our students the opportunities for hands-on research at each level – undergraduate and graduate.”

Featured Jobs