Top 100 Degree Producers, 2014

For several years now, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has produced the Top 100 Degree Producers rankings of the institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students.   Click the link above to discover the institutions that confer the most degrees to students of color.  Ranked institutions are searchable by institution name, state, discipline or race/ethnicity of graduates.

Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars, 2014

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education sponsors the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Awards to honor undergraduate students who have excelled in the classroom as well as on the athletic field.

Emerging Scholars 2014

Every year, the Emerging Scholars edition features a diverse group of rising researchers, thinkers and leaders in various fields. Their credentials and accomplishments distinguish them, but it's the level of social consciousness among the members of this year's class that makes them truly excellent.


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Remembering the Enslaved at the University of Virginia

A symposium by the University of Virginia brought faculty and researchers together to honor the…

Going to the Extreme With College Dropouts

An anti-diversity idea being floated that people should be aware of.…

Football Rivalry Provides Opportunity for Life Lesson

To what extent are efforts being made to make campuses welcoming and inclusive for everyone?…

Law Enforcement Extends Free Pass to Florida State Athletes?

New York Times shows justice in America apparently is no problem for African-American men who…

Black Issues

HBCUs Not Rushing to Embrace LGBTQA Issues of Staff and Students

Experts say HBCUs are not faring well overall when it comes to ensuring that members of the LGBTQA community are afforded the same rights as others. by Jamal Eric Watson

Plan to Have College Enrollment Reflect Population Growth a Texas-Sized Success

The state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board is wrapping up a 15-year plan to boost Hispanic college student enrollment. by María Eugenia Miranda

Paul Quinn College Sharing Story of Turnaround With World
by Jamal Eric Watson

Scholars to Lead Justice Department’s Community Trust Project
by Ronald Roach

With Its Vital Signs Weakening, Wilberforce University Calls In a Specialist
by Afi-Odelia Scruggs

Asian American Issues

Expert Sees AAPI Churches, Elders as Keys to LGBT Inclusion in Higher Ed

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. by Lydia Lum

Intervention Programs Having Positive Impact on AAPI Educational Achievement

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

Yuri Kochiyama, Human Rights Advocate and Malcom X Ally, Dies
by Lydia Lum

D.C. STEM Symposium Examines Equity Issue
by Catherine Morris

Experts: Intentional Race-conscious Outreach Needed in Admissions Process
by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Latino Issues

Joseph Francisco Developed Love for Science in Nurturing Environments

Even though the University of Nebraska―Lincoln’s Dr. Joseph Francisco didn’t have a role model at home who had gone to college — his grandparents, whom he lived with, did not go further than the second and third grade — he built his foundation to be a leader in academia there. by María Eugenia Miranda

Plan to Have College Enrollment Reflect Population Growth a Texas-Sized Success

The state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board is wrapping up a 15-year plan to boost Hispanic college student enrollment. by María Eugenia Miranda

HSI Advocates Question Relevancy, Accuracy of College Ratings Systems
by Catherine Morris

HSI Leaders Urged to Make Voices Heard When it Comes to Funding
by Catherine Morris

Rodriquez Continues to Make Parents’ Investment in Education Pay Off
by Christina Sturdivant

American Indian Issues

Experts: More Focus Needed on Guiding Native Americans to Doctoral Programs

Higher Ed stakeholders are looking to boost the number of Native Americans earning Ph.D.s and their representation in the STEM fields. by Lekan Oguntoyinbo

Colleges Woo Native Americans With New Programs

A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American students for a transition to college life. by Krysta Fauria, Associated Press

One on One With Isa Adney
by Jamal E. Mazyck

D.C. STEM Symposium Examines Equity Issue
by Catherine Morris

Low Profile of New President of NAACP Might Be Obstacle for Group’s Growth
by Jamal Watson

Community Colleges

Veterans Veterans Flocking to College as Wars Wind Down Disabled & Special Needs Study Links Discrimination, Blacks’ Risk of Mental Disorders LGBT HBCUs Not Rushing to Embrace LGBTQA Issues of Staff and Students Religion Diverse Docket: Kennedy-King College Fails to Win Dismissal STEM EDUCATION Panel: ‘Guru Mentor Model’ Not Practical for Promoting Diversity Within STEM Professoriate Continuing Education Report: Millions with College Credit Identified as Potential Graduates


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