Higher Education News and Jobs

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A federal appeals court has ruled that a university in Cleveland can deny a medical degree to a student if the school decides the student lacks professionalism.

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by Holly Ramer, Associated Press

Top U.S. universities that worked to overcome reputations for serving only children of the American elite are now pushing to do the same with their international students.

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by Linda Suskie

Let me share with you some of the many ways that colleges and universities can annoy their accreditor and thereby make the accreditation process a lot harder than it needs to be.

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by Lekan Oguntoyinbo

Many business schools from the United States and Europe are now exploring a bold new frontier: Africa.

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by Associated Press

Grambling State University officials will meet with the Louisiana State Board of Nursing next month to learn the fate of the university’s undergraduate nursing program.

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by Associated Press

The University of California, Santa Barbara, has become the fourth UC campus and the nation’s first major research university to be recognized for having a student body that is at least one-quarter Hispanic, university officials announced Wednesday.

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The recent racial profiling of Yale University student Tahj Blow by campus police this past weekend has re-ignited debates and renewed considerable attention to targeting of minority students on predominantly White campuses.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

A small but growing number of Black parents are retrieving video cameras in order to record themselves whipping their children, then posting videos of the whippings on social media websites, such as Facebook, to embarrass their children to get them to discontinue any non-desirous behavior.

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by Linda Suskie

Let me share with you some of the many ways that colleges and universities can annoy their accreditor and thereby make the accreditation process a lot harder than it needs to be.

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In this issue: This issue covers the future of Olympic/non-revenue generating sports in college, the recent UNC scandal involving student-athletes, and the latest student protests and the NCAA’s reactions to them.

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Students of Color, Women Still Harassment Targets on Campuses

Students of Color, Women Still Harassment Targets on Campuses

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The recent racial profiling of Yale University student Tahj Blow by campus police this past weekend has re-ignited debates and renewed considerable attention to targeting of minority students on predominantly White campuses.

Disaggregating Asian American Pacific Islanders

Disaggregating Asian American Pacific Islanders

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New push to disaggregate data that uncovers disparities for NHPIs.

Community College Proposal Not Death Knell for HBCUs

Community College Proposal Not Death Knell for HBCUs

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There have been numerous conversations across social media about whether the free community college proposal will kill off historically Black colleges and universities.

by Jamal Eric Watson

In an effort to improve the outcomes for underrepresented men of color at community colleges, a new national consortium is being launched with the intended purpose of strategizing over how best to serve this growing demographic.

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There have been numerous conversations across social media about whether the free community college proposal will kill off historically Black colleges and universities.

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by Ronald Roach

America’s College Promise offers a vision around which states, community colleges, foundations, research organizations, corporations, activists and citizens can mobilize to bring long-term innovation to community colleges.

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by Catherine Morris

President Obama’s proposal of free community college has caught the nation’s imagination at the very least, even if some are saying that it is too visionary to ever be implemented.

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by Catherine Morris

The growing voice of community colleges in the MLA was evident at the 2015 annual convention in Vancouver, British Columbia, held Jan. 8-11.

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Black Issues

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo

Many business schools from the United States and Europe are now exploring a bold new frontier: Africa.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

A small but growing number of Black parents are retrieving video cameras in order to record themselves whipping their children, then posting videos of the whippings on social media websites, such as Facebook, to embarrass their children to get them to discontinue any non-desirous behavior.

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by Ronald Roach

A consortium including 13 historically Black colleges and universities has launched an ambitious pipeline initiative aimed at recruiting and training cybersecurity professionals and researchers.

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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

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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by Lydia Lum

A former evangelical minister, Jess Delegencia led a conference session last week examining the intersections—and historical lack thereof—among Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), Christianity and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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by Lydia Lum

AAPI community college students who participate in federally funded intervention programs are likelier than nonparticipating peers to earn associate’s degrees.

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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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