By Associated Press CHICAGO — A professor at a Christian college who asserted Christians and Muslims worship the same God will leave her post, the school near Chicago announced. In a statement posted on Wheaton College’s website, the school and Larycia Hawkins said they “have reached a confidential agreement under which they will part ways.” […]
The hype of Super Bowl 50 is well underway, but it began last week with a bold blast of truth from the man of the hour ― a 26-year-old who just graduated in June with a sociology degree from Auburn University.
OLYMPIA, Wash. ― A group of Democratic lawmakers in Washington have announced a proposal to make community college and technical college free for state residents without a bachelor’s degree. Some qualifying students could also get a stipend for books and other expenses based on family income, lawmakers said at a news conference on Tuesday. The […]
WENTWORTH, N.C. ― North Carolina community college leaders could decide whether to let schools tack a local surcharge onto student tuition as campuses search for money to upgrade equipment to train future workers for jobs in manufacturing and health care. Campus presidents of the 58-school system will decide later this month whether to push for […]
By Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Community College System is warning several dozen online instructors that their jobs are at risk if they do not live in Colorado. The Denver Post that college system officials say they are “phasing out” teachers who live outside the state. They say it has become too expensive and […]
Foundations for Assisting in Home Care is targeted at individuals who are considering pursuing a degree in health care and anyone who feels the need for guidance on how to assist the elderly or those who are ill.
LEXINGTON, Ky. ― University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has formed a committee to decide the fate of a controversial Great Depression-era mural that features Black workers toiling in a tobacco field, Black musicians playing for White dancers and a Native American with a tomahawk. After meeting last semester with students who objected to the […]
CHICAGO ― Chicago State University trustees have declared a financial emergency at the troubled school that could make it easier to lay off employees. According to the Chicago Tribune, trustees at the predominantly Black university on Thursday declared a type of emergency that in the academic world means the school faces an imminent threat to […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. ― The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus. The four-campus system also announced Wednesday that it is planning forums with finalists for the role of the first ever system-level chief diversity, equity and […]
With a mother as a university professor and former dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso, there was little question that Dr. Robert Tinajero ― a 2016 Diverse Emerging Scholar ― would go on to achieve greatness.
ATLANTA ― Georgia’s highest court on Monday ruled against a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and wanted access to in-state tuition at the state’s colleges and universities. However, the court decision hinged not on their immigration status, but on whether they were legally allowed to sue the […]
It is my moral responsibility to use my knowledge and access to information to help address educational, social, health, and economic injustices in order to shape responsive policies and to change the cultural discourse and scripts about what it means to be a Hmong student in college.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University faculty members are scheduled to vote this week on whether to rename the holiday once known on campus as Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. The Ivy League university in 2009 dropped the Columbus Day designation and changed the name of the holiday to Fall Weekend. But some people think […]