Higher Education News and Jobs

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New York’s attorney general announced an agreement Wednesday that would end a lawsuit against Cooper Union and create an independent monitor into the financial management of the college known for its architecture, arts and engineering programs.

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Tennis superstar Venus Williams, currently focusing on her game this week at the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, New York, recently added another achievement to her resume: a Bachelor of Science degree.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

More than 1,500 participants will travel to Atlanta later this month to commemorate the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s centennial during a four-day annual meeting and conference.

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by Associated Press

The Michigan State University College of Engineering has more than 1,000 female undergraduate students for the first time as administrators try to recruit more women to the field.

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by Associated Press

Weeks into his presidency at Sweet Briar College, Phillip C. Stone knows that, without a serious change in fortune, the salvation will only be temporary.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

Black faculty members are expected to be “entertaining” when presenting their academic research to their mostly White peers, according to a new study.

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by Matthew Lynch

More specifically, which candidate’s policies will best support diversity on college campuses?

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

When it comes to increasing the number of underrepresented minority students who complete their Ph.D.s, the initiative was found to have “no significant effect.”

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Louis Stokes: Reflections of the Life of a Transformational Leader

by Orlando Taylor

In the span of four days last month our nation lost two of its most venerable leaders in the struggle for a socially just society for all of its citizens ― first Julian Bond and then Louis Stokes.

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Farewell, old friend …

In this issue: Farewell, old friend ... Dr. George E. Cooper , 1945 -2015

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Black Lives Matter Movement Crucial in Drawing Attention to Issues

Black Lives Matter Movement Crucial in Drawing Attention to Issues

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It has been all but impossible to not to notice the Black Lives Matter movement

Political Correctness? Trump Doesn’t Understand Political Inclusion

Political Correctness? Trump Doesn’t Understand Political Inclusion

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During the same week he had Univision anchor Jorge Ramos physically removed from a news conference, Donald Trump held another news conference outside of Boston on Friday.

One Size Doesn’t Fit All HBCUs

One Size Doesn’t Fit All HBCUs

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The single-most frustrating question I often get is “what is the biggest problem facing HBCUs?” The answer I give always begins, “That question.”

by Eric Freedman

A former tenure-stream faculty member at a Texas community college has lost a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on his Bangladeshi national origin and race.

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by Catherine Morris

The Community College of Baltimore County’s accelerated learning program has proved successful for students, despite the mired state of remedial education.

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by Catherine Morris

Two Baltimore schools recently received good and bad news respectively with regard to their accreditation status.

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by Eric Freedman

Borough of Manhattan Community College and the chair of its Business Management Department must continue defending a race discrimination suit by an adjunct professor of Nigerian descent, a federal judge has ruled.

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by Catherine Morris

Advocates of the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) and the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) have been locked in a lawsuit since 2013.

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Black Issues

by Autumn A. Arnett

If rising and current leaders in the higher education space are going to best serve their students, they are going to have to recognize the shift in the landscape and be ready to adapt.

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by Reginald Stuart

Higher education administrators are mourning the loss of one of their veteran colleagues — Dr. James A. Hefner — who blazed an admirable trail in nearly half a century of service as provost of two institutions, president of two universities and adviser to scores of colleagues along the way.

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by Pearl Stewart

Success didn’t come easy, but Otis doesn’t hesitate to give credit to getting the foundation he needed at Tennessee State University.

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Latino Issues

by Autumn A. Arnett

A recent study commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that college is not working the same way for Black and Hispanic Americans as it is for other groups.

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by Catherine Morris

To solve Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, cut spending on education and sell off government real estate, said a report commissioned by 34 hedge funds that own a large percentage of the commonwealth’s bonds.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

California State University, Fullerton is one of the top 25 institutions where Latinos earned bachelor’s degrees in health in 2012-13.

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Asian American Issues

by Lydia Lum

The archives of 15 California State University campuses are collaborating to digitize about 10,000 documents and 100-plus oral histories connected to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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by Catherine Morris

A recent lawsuit alleges that Harvard University’s admissions process discriminates against Asian Americans.

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by Catherine Morris

Dr. Yitang Zhang ascended into superstardom when his article was published in the Annals of Mathematics, validating several decades of quiet, dedicated work.

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American Indian Issues

by Robert Cook

Native graduates receive their eagle feathers and plumes and proudly wear them on their graduation caps or tied in their hair.

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by Catherine Morris

Of the students who attend Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, only half graduate from high school. Even fewer make it to college.

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by Autumn A. Arnett

Educators say that the ability to build a sense of community on campus is most critical for attracting and retaining Native American students.

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Obama Spends His Birthday With Startup Innovators

by Stacy A. Anderson, Associated Press

President Barack Obama spent his 54th birthday talking to a robotic teddy bear that teaches children how to manage their diabetes and watching a radio waves demonstration used to detect senior falls.

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