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In Case You Missed It


Here are some of the key stories in higher education this week reported by Diverse:

Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black Achievement

Jackson State Makes the Most of a Strange Homecoming

NAACP Increases Efforts to Target College Students

Diverse Conversations: Supporting LBGT College Students

University of Wisconsin System’s Backlog of Repairs Hits $2B MILWAUKEE ― The backlog of needed repairs in the University of Wisconsin System has grown to an estimated cost of $2 billion. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the system is asking for $713.3 million in the next two-year state budget, and als...
U.S. Policy Makers Urged to Act on Degree Attainment Lag A number of inconvenient truths beset the U.S. international standing in educational attainment. The U.S. currently ranks 11th out of 34 developed countries in college degree attainment according to the OECD. Although the U.S. was the first nation to...
Freshman Year Doesn’t Have to be Stressful I don’t know if there was a particular time when I started to think about going to college. It wasn’t during my freshman year in high school that college first crossed my mind. The question for me was where I was going to college not if I was goin...
University of Maine Creates Stephen King Chair in Literature ORONO, Maine ― The University of Maine is creating the Stephen E. King Chair in Literature in honor of one of its most famous graduates. The university is collecting applications from English professors to fill the position now. The appointment is...
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