Higher Education News and Jobs

by Jamal Eric Watson

An online petition has been circulating by alumni of Florida A&M University to have Dr. Elmira Mangum’s contract extended after her forced resignation.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Golden Gate University is ranked No. 1 for adult learners in the latest edition of Washington Monthly’s annual best college rankings issue.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

When students and scholars gather in Bermuda in October for the 5th annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education, they will pay homage to Dr. Lee Jones, founding president of the Brothers of the Academy Institute (BOTA) who passed away late last year.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

George E. Curry, an award-winning veteran journalist and a fierce advocate for the Black press, died from an apparent heart attack on Saturday evening. He was 69.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Diverse reporter offers first-hand account of when the Milwaukee County conservative firebrand began implementing practices that reflect the mindset of the sheriff who says, “Stop trying to fix the police. Fix the ghetto.”

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by Lydia Lum

Americans are more concerned about—and more supportive of—proposals to close wealth-based achievement gaps among students than they are about Black-White or Hispanic-White gaps, according to a new report.

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Increasing HBCU Retention: It’s the Small Things

by Megan Covington and Adriel A. Hilton

Administration may overlook the collection of issues that may lead students to attrition, transferring from an HBCU to a predominantly White institution (PWI), community college or giving up higher education altogether for each individual student.

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Let’s Not Forget the Racism, White Privilege Brought to Light by 2016 Olympics

Let’s Not Forget the Racism, White Privilege Brought to Light by 2016 Olympics

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The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics has been an event packed with suspense, intrigue and drama. Anticipation about the games had been intense even before the competition began. One thing can be said for certain, the athletic competition did not disappoint as there was hardly a dull moment. The U.S. Women’s gymnastic and swim teams made […]

Diversity a Winner at Olympics

Diversity a Winner at Olympics

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If you believe in diversity like I do, the Olympic Games set a really high bar.

After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

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In education, in the media, we fight the same battles. It boils down to the basics: How do we get more of us in there? Not just as foot soldiers, but as generals. In academics, it means lifting a young prof to the ranking of dean, or higher. In journalism, it’s transforming a young reporter […]

by Eric Freedman

Howard University has defeated a lawsuit by a former graduate student who claimed she was wrongfully denied readmission twice to the doctoral program in history.

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by Matthew Lynch

If it seems like college is more expensive than ever before — and with less return on investment than in previous generations — it’s not your imagination. Consider this: today, a degree is a requirement for more entry-level jobs than before. This will be even truer in the future. In fact, according to the Committee […]

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by Catherine Morris

A program at an Illinois community college is working with youth at a local juvenile justice center to help prepare them for college or a future occupation.

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by Catherine Morris

New Hampshire community colleges are working to bridge workforce gaps despite some of the highest costs of tuition in the country.

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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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Black Issues

by Megan Covington and Adriel A. Hilton

Administration may overlook the collection of issues that may lead students to attrition, transferring from an HBCU to a predominantly White institution (PWI), community college or giving up higher education altogether for each individual student.

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by Lydia Lum

Despite the narrowing readiness gaps, they remain large and in fact progress is so slow that at the rate that improvements are occurring, it will take at least 60 years for disparities to be eliminated.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

A California Bill that would mandate the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools across the state has cleared a legislative hurdled in the senate and assembly and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

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Latino Issues

Calif. High School Ethnic Studies in Governor’s Hands Now
by Jamal Eric Watson

A California Bill that would mandate the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools across the state has cleared a legislative hurdled in the senate and assembly and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

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by Diverse Staff

The National Science Foundation has awarded to $2.9 million to several national engineering diversity organizations in a collaborative effort to increase the number of underrepresented engineering faculty across all institutional types. The organizations Great Minds in STEM (GMiS), American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), MAES: Latinos in Science and Engineering , National Society of […]

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by Matthew Lynch

According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, only 16 percent of full-time professors at postsecondary institutions are minorities.

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Asian American Issues

Calif. High School Ethnic Studies in Governor’s Hands Now
by Jamal Eric Watson

A California Bill that would mandate the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools across the state has cleared a legislative hurdled in the senate and assembly and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

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by Emil Guillermo

His new team is scouring the data like stock-pickers looking for undervalued buys, and they’ve finally stumbled on something Trump has ignored all campaign. People of color.

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by Diverse Staff

The National Science Foundation has awarded to $2.9 million to several national engineering diversity organizations in a collaborative effort to increase the number of underrepresented engineering faculty across all institutional types. The organizations Great Minds in STEM (GMiS), American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), MAES: Latinos in Science and Engineering , National Society of […]

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American Indian Issues

Calif. High School Ethnic Studies in Governor’s Hands Now
by Jamal Eric Watson

A California Bill that would mandate the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools across the state has cleared a legislative hurdled in the senate and assembly and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

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by Matthew Lynch

According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, only 16 percent of full-time professors at postsecondary institutions are minorities.

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by Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. ― The University of Wisconsin-Madison is creating a diversity program for its incoming freshmen students after a series of race-related incidents have occurred on campus. The campus will test the program, called Our Wisconsin, on up to 1,000 freshmen to allow students to learn about themselves and others, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. […]

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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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