Higher Education News and Jobs

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The University of Illinois has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a professor who lost a job offer from the school over anti-Israel Twitter posts.

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Journalism giant and Sarah Lawrence College alumna Barbara Walters is donating $15 million to her alma mater to establish The Barbara Walters Campus Center.

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Many of us can point to someone that we called “coach” who was instrumental in molding and shaping our lives.

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by Catherine Morris

Students protested a press conference announcing the selection of the City College of San Francisco’s new special trustee with extraordinary powers, Dr. Guy Lease, this week.

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by Christina Sturdivant

In the African-American community, there is a great deal of shame and stigma associated with suicide.

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by Ronald Roach

Huston-Tillotson University and UT-Austin Dell Medical School are collaborating to build a $35 million health care center to address mental health disparities and boost primary care in Travis County, Texas.

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by Associated Press

New York has begun a statewide campaign to raise awareness about campus sexual assault and to support Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s call to expand a new sexual consent policy to private colleges.

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by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press

The House voted Wednesday to expand the benefits of popular college savings plans that President Barack Obama failed to scale back.

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Coaches Play an Important Role in Our Society

Coaches Play an Important Role in Our Society

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Many of us can point to someone that we called “coach” who was instrumental in molding and shaping our lives.

The Lunar New Year Starts and the Day of Remembrance Never Ends

The Lunar New Year Starts and the Day of Remembrance Never Ends

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Special times as communities celebrate and commemorate.

In South Carolina State News, Silence is Telling

In South Carolina State News, Silence is Telling

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Many in and around Washington have remained eerily silent on the issue.

by Catherine Morris

Students protested a press conference announcing the selection of the City College of San Francisco’s new special trustee with extraordinary powers, Dr. Guy Lease, this week.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

Dr. Umar Johnson, a controversial Black activist and speaker, has been disinvited from speaking at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland after a group of students complained that he espouses anti-gay rhetoric.

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by Nicholas Hengen Fox

Despite the openness and inclusion of community colleges, they still remain tethered to the elitist and exclusive history of higher education.

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by Catherine Morris

Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, shared stories of success with community college leaders at the annual Achieving the Dream National Reform Network conference in Baltimore on Friday.

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by Matthew Lynch

The financial burden of college is a big one, but there are accompanying issues to consider as well.

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Black Issues

by Christina Sturdivant

In the African-American community, there is a great deal of shame and stigma associated with suicide.

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by Catherine Morris

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the selection of the honorees underscores the current administration’s emphasis on the STEM fields.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

Dr. Umar Johnson, a controversial Black activist and speaker, has been disinvited from speaking at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland after a group of students complained that he espouses anti-gay rhetoric.

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Latino Issues

by Lydia Lum

There’s a broad effort to encourage and steer more community college graduates in California — especially minorities and other underrepresented populations — into law school.

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by Christina Sturdivant

At the 10th Annual American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education’s National Conference in March, Dr. Estela Bensimon will receive the Outstanding Latino/a Faculty in Higher Education: Research/Teaching (Research Institutions) award.

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by Catherine Morris

At a panel focusing on Hispanic-serving institutions, panelists looked to the past and future of the institutions that are predominantly serving one of the fastest growing demographics in the nation.

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Asian American Issues

The Lunar New Year Starts and the Day of Remembrance Never Ends
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Special times as communities celebrate and commemorate.

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Southern Blacks and Chinese have lived together since the 1870s.

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by Eric Freedman

A Korean American chemistry instructor can pursue allegations that Delgado Community College denied her a promotion and then terminated her because of racial and national origin discrimination, a federal appeals court has ruled.

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American Indian Issues

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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by Catherine Morris

The White House 2014 Native Youth Report, released on Wednesday, finds that Native youth and Native education “are in a state of emergency.”

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by Catherine Morris

Librarians and directors are making the most of sometimes limited funds to help tribal citizens further their educational and job prospects.

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AAC&U Panel on Recruitment and Retention of Faculty of Color

by Catherine Morris

Even for those colleges and universities that value diversity to the extent that they have a dedicated officer or dean of diversity, problems of inclusion and support for faculty and students of color may still be an institutional challenge.

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