Higher Education News and Jobs

by Catherine Morris

At Northern Essex’s Lawrence campus, where 66 percent of the student population is Hispanic, college officials are engaged in a multipronged approach to ease the process of validating credentials and credits earned overseas.

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by Matthew Lynch

Harold O. Levy, executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, writes for The Hill that the best way to keep diverse populations on campuses is to put income diversity programs in place.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

A need for more transparency and accountability in the accreditation process was just one of the major takeaways from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation Summer Workshop.

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by Matthew Lynch

The realm of higher education will most likely see four major changes before the end of the decade.

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by Emil Guillermo

Donald Trump’s speeches provide a clear message on his stance on diversity issues.

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by Lydia Lum

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) provides minority students with one-on-one leadership coaching, role-playing exercises and networking opportunities to groom them for future management positions.

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The High Price of Pregnancy While on the Academic Job Market

The High Price of Pregnancy While on the Academic Job Market

by McKenzie Wood

Although a woman who is currently employed and becomes pregnant has (limited) legal protections afforded to her in the form of FMLA, there is little protection for a woman searching for a job while pregnant.

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Skills of a 21st Century Leader

Skills of a 21st Century Leader

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It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of the world on a daily basis.

After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

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On the week of the disappointing coincidence of the Brexit vote and the Supreme Court decision to block DACA, I happened to be performing my one-man show on Asian American history in New York City.

Some Pastors, Politicians and Others Have Assisted in Promoting Intolerance

Some Pastors, Politicians and Others Have Assisted in Promoting Intolerance

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The fact is that Donald Trump was hardly alone in his racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

by Catherine Morris

At Northern Essex’s Lawrence campus, where 66 percent of the student population is Hispanic, college officials are engaged in a multipronged approach to ease the process of validating credentials and credits earned overseas.

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by Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. ― The board of a community college in Omaha has voted to ask its chairman to resign. The Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors voted 6-4 Tuesday night to ask Fred Conley to resign from his position as chairman of the board, the Omaha World-Herald reported. “His resignation is absolutely necessary to protect […]

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by Catherine Morris

Free community college is coming to San Diego. This fall, the first cohort of 201 students will participate in the San Diego Promise pilot program.

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by Associated Press

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. ― A North Carolina community college board has chosen a Nebraska educator to become the college’s next president. Thomas Walker Jr. is expected to be confirmed by the State Board of Community Colleges July 26 as president of Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Walker has been president of Central Community […]

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by Jamal E. Mazyck

Eloy Oakley becomes the first Latino to lead the California Community Colleges, the nation’s largest and most diverse system of public higher education.

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Black Issues

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

President Obama suggested that Hillary Clinton is the best candidate in the 2016 presidential race because she knows “the worry Black parents feel when their son leaves the house isn’t so different than what a brave cop’s family feels when he puts on the blue and goes to work.”

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by Jamal Eric Watson

Dr. Joseph L. Jones, a political scientist, has been tapped as the next president of Arkansas Baptist College — a small, private historically Black college located in Little Rock.

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by Eric Freedman

A federal judge has rejected a race discrimination and retaliation suit by an African-American assistant professor of economics who failed to win tenure and promotion at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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Latino Issues

Management Leadership Program Aims to Boost Workforce Diversity
by Lydia Lum

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) provides minority students with one-on-one leadership coaching, role-playing exercises and networking opportunities to groom them for future management positions.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

The mayor of Miami said that President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” (MBK) Initiative has yielded positive results for Black and Hispanic men in his city.

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by Lois Elfman

A unique learning environment thrives at the Pacific Northwest school.

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Asian American Issues

The Problem Behind GMU Law School Name Change
by Jacquelyn Branscomb

Jacquelyn Branscomb, a law student at George Mason University, shares her experiences surrounding the school’s name change.

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by Emil Guillermo

Donald Trump’s speeches provide a clear message on his stance on diversity issues.

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by Lydia Lum

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) provides minority students with one-on-one leadership coaching, role-playing exercises and networking opportunities to groom them for future management positions.

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American Indian Issues

Diversity Candidate? Trump’s No Voice for Diversity
by Emil Guillermo

Donald Trump’s speeches provide a clear message on his stance on diversity issues.

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by Lydia Lum

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) provides minority students with one-on-one leadership coaching, role-playing exercises and networking opportunities to groom them for future management positions.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

George Mason University moves forward with plans to foster diversity despite the controversy surrounding the renaming the law school after the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion

by Evelyn Waiwaiole, Jillian Kinzie and Sarita Brown

Both community colleges and bachelor’s degree-granting institutions across the country are responding to a chorus of calls for dramatic improvements in student success and college completion.

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