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A former vice chancellor at North Carolina Central University listed Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye and two University of North Carolina Board of Governors members in a whistleblower lawsuit filed against NCCU last week.

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by Walter Hudson

Two African-Americans are among the four finalists under consideration to become the next president of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. 

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The University of Pennsylvania will allow Dr. Gregory J. Vincent—the former president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges who resigned amid allegations that he plagiarized portions of his dissertation—the opportunity to make revisions.

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by Reginald Stuart

Financially struggling Morris Brown College this month was dealt another blow when the Georgia Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that a land sale rooted in property sold by Morris Brown was illegal.

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At the American Educational Research Association annual conference that ended in New York this week, early career scholars and advanced graduate students spent an entire day working with established researchers on questions and methods that inform studies on African-Americans in education.

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The American Talent Initiative has pushed forward in its goal to enroll 50,000 more high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students at educational institutions by 2025. The list of member institutions has reached 100.

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Black Lives Continually  Demeaned, Devalued, Dehumanized

Black Lives Continually Demeaned, Devalued, Dehumanized

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Walking while Black. Sitting in a public space while Black. Asking for help while Black. Merely existing while Black. The cold, hard truth is that to be Black in America is to frequently endure an ongoing state of assaults and insults.

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

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It takes only one person to change the trajectory of youth of color and invest in them when they are at the brink of falling into a system that was designed to disadvantage them.

It’s Time to Secure the Vote

It’s Time to Secure the Vote

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In spite of our professed love of voting as one of the most precious and fundamental features of American democracy, the framers crafted a Constitution that doesn’t include an affirmative right to vote.

by Sammy G. Allen

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s bold new budget proposal that awards community college districts funding not just for each enrolled student, but also based on the number of low-income students being served, has drawn praise and criticism.

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by Sierra Darville

Community colleges, along with other education-supporting organizations,are support student success with tools that encourage students to get involved in groups in school and in surrounding communities., say conference attendees.

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Education practitioners gathered at the 2018 League for Innovation in the Community College Conference on Monday to discuss and promote innovation in teaching and learning across the community college landscape. 

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San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) has strategically increased its support of Hispanic and Black men in the last few years, making the district a leader in improving outcomes for the historically underserved groups.

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by Sierra Darville

More than a dozen co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate have reintroduced legislation that would make the cost of community and technical colleges more affordable to students.

More than  a dozen co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate have reintroduced legislation that would make the cost of community and technical colleges more affordable to students.

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Black Issues

by Pearl Stewart

Among the numerous African-American “firsts” who symbolize racial progress in their fields, Dr. Alfred Rankins is likely to stand out. He is the first African-American to become commissioner of higher education in Mississippi.

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The plight of Black males continues to take center stage at institutions such as The Ohio State University, which hosted its 13th annual National Black Male Retreat over the weekend. More than 120 Black male college students from 18 schools reflected on their personal and professional growth.

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by Reginald Stuart

Dr. Harry Williams, the new leader of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is known among peers for his focused, successful, low-key approach to tough challenges.

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Latino Issues

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Dr. Linda Oubré will become Whittier College’s 15th president, taking office July 1, 2018, college officials announced this week. She will be the first person of color to serve as president in Whittier’s 131-year history.

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PHILADELPHIA – After graduating from college in 2002, Johanna Lopez spent a decade working in the banking industry before enrolling in community college. Now, she’s a fellow in a program created to increase the number of Latino professors working in the humanities at colleges and universities across the nation. 

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Ten years ago, the number of Hispanic College presidents in the United States was about 5 percent. Today, it is down to roughly about 4 percent.

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Asian American Issues

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The Association of Asian American Studies celebrated a major diversity milestone at its national conference, 50 years after a student strike at San Francisco State University birthed ethnic studies as a model for the nation.

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From the beginning, Dr. Pareena G. Lawrence set out to empower women and defy limitations set for them, especially in the gendered society of her home country, India. Decades after finding her voice and confidence at an all-girls high school, she has become the first female president of Hollins University.

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When Samuel — or Sammy — Hoi, president of Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), was awarded the Ford Foundation’s Art of Change Fellowship with a cohort of poets, musicians and multimedia artists, he realized something about his work.

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American Indian Issues

by Lois Elfman

Building mutually beneficial knowledge alliances and driving positive impact for Native American communities are at the core of Dr. Tarissa Spoonhunter’s work in academia.

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Native American journalist and professor Mark N. Trahant will organize a previously denied journalism lecture series, bringing reporters who covered the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock to the University of North Dakota.

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by Gia Savage

ETS also has partnered with three Tribal Colleges to go even deeper than the survey, conducting phone interviews and site visits to further explore the challenges that schools face in admitting and retaining minority, specifically Native American, teacher candidates.

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NBPLC NHPLC 2017 Game Changers Panel

The 3rd Annual National Black and Hispanic Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2017 Sponsored by AccessLex Institute. NYU School of Law. New York, New York.

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