The “inclusion” afforded to Milo Yiannopoulos by some was only temporary and came with strings attached.
Just as Black History Month has been kept alive for you, you must now keep it alive for future generations.
The death of Emmett Till resurfaced back into the public sphere last week with the bombshell revelation that the woman who was at the center of the horrendous saga, Carolyn Bryant, admitted to fabricating much of her account of happened. A new book titled The Blood of Emmett Till, written by Timothy Tyson, a senior […]
For Dr. Raheem A. Beyah, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, the journey toward a career in teaching cybersecurity began with a simple desire to make sure his mother wouldn’t have to struggle.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Former U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin says her new position as the 24th president of Augustana University is a “true calling” and she is “done seeking political office.” The Sioux Falls private liberal arts college introduced her Thursday as its first female president. Herseth Sandlin will succeed President Rob Oliver, who […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The National Rifle Association said Wednesday it no longer supports a bill allowing concealed handguns on Arkansas college campuses after it was limited to people 25 and over who have gone through active shooter training. The NRA urged legislators to remove the changes to the bill that were made through a […]
A new bill, SB 769, would double the number of four-year degree programs that the community college system can offer from 15 to 30.
Community colleges will play an important role in advancing President Donald Trump’s workforce agenda, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said at a meeting of community college leaders Thursday. It was DeVos’ first appearance at a conference event in her new role.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Two retired administrators want the Nevada Legislature to separate community colleges from what they call a university-centric funding system. Community colleges will get about $21 million out of $115 million in education funding increases over the next two years under Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget, the Nevada Appeal reported. Retired community college […]
An Illinois community college did not violate the religious rights of a student excluded from its paramedic program for refusing to be vaccinated, an appeals panel has ruled.
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBCUs.
WICHITA, Kan. ― A former Wichita State University administrative assistant filed a federal lawsuit accusing the university of discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Vicki Huntoon said in the lawsuit that she was fired from the university because of her generalized anxiety disorder after two doctors diagnosed the disorder and she requested to work […]
PITTSBURGH — The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years. The College Board tells The Associated Press it’s reducing the number of international testing dates from six per year to four for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. […]
SAO PAULO — For more than 30 years, the bones of Josef Mengele, a German doctor who conducted horrific experiments on thousands of Jews at Auschwitz, lay unclaimed inside a blue plastic bag in Sao Paulo’s Legal Medical Institute. Dr. Daniel Romero Munoz, who led the team that identified Mengele’s remains in 1985, saw an […]
JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State University’s $75 million campus in Queretaro, Mexico, is on track to open in the fall. The Jonesboro Sun reports the first round of acceptance letters will be sent out Jan. 16. Provost Brad Rawlins says 330 students applied to school at the new campus. The school will initially offer degree […]
WACO, Texas — A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football coach Art Briles ignored sexual assaults by players, failed to alert university officials or discipline athletes and allowed them to continue playing. The filing is in response to a lawsuit against Baylor and several officials including interim President David Garland by […]
Virginia State University has turned to a small team of producers with big accolades to put together polished, in-house generated content that helps VSU stand out above much of the work going on in Division II in terms of promoting athletics.
Several prominent names in the world of college sports say they cannot emphasize enough the importance of being proactive and having a plan to deal with crises.
While there has been no word from the White House on when the order might be released and what directives it might contain, organizations have laid out their own proposals for what the order could accomplish.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest University has named a new dorm in honor of poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou. Multiple media outlets report Wake Forest cut the ribbon on the five story residence hall for 224 students on Friday. Angelou was an American Studies professor at the university in Winston-Salem up until her […]
Dr. Mique’l Dangeli, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, is not only a dedicated scholar of Northwest Coast culture and art; she also is an avid practitioner.
When the 2020 Census comes around, I will declare myself American Indian. I will do so both as an act of affirmation, but also, as an act of rebellion against a government that sees me both as alien and as less than human.
Thousands of unhappy citizens took to the streets of Chicago in protest last night.
Dr. Thai-Huy Nguyen, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, says he will function as a navigator to steer disadvantaged community college students through a system for which they are largely unfamiliar.
CHICAGO — DePaul University has named its first lay president in the Chicago school’s 119-year history. The Catholic university on Thursday announced that A. Gabriel Esteban will be its 12th president as of July 1. He is currently president at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, where he has held the post since […]
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “reverse Robin Hood” effect, in which students from less privileged backgrounds end up shouldering more of the cost of law school.
Currently, 35 percent of young adults in Texas age 25-34 hold an associate’s degree or higher. Texas’ goal is to raise that number to 60 percent by 2030.
By knowing their intertwined histories, perhaps both peoples will come to struggle together, which in fact they are increasingly doing so already.
Part of what I choose to examine is the earliest memories when children become conscious of their color and that there is meaning attached to their color.
On the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, more than 100,000 people are expected to descend on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University has agreed to pay $25,000 to a former student who sued after he was removed from a master’s degree counseling program because he said he wouldn’t counsel gay couples. Andrew Cash sued the university in April. The settlement with the Missouri State Board of Governors was final last month […]
History professor Anthony Esolen recently came under fire when he penned an article for Crisis magazine that questioned the push for diversity at his workplace: Catholic institution Providence College.
According to a 2015 study, approximately 25 percent of the nation’s 105 HBCUs feature at least a 20 percent non-Black student population. White veterans’ numbers are growing thanks to the post-Sept. 11 G.I. Bill.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Board of Regents on Tuesday made Richard Myers, a retired four-star general and former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, president at Kansas State University, promoting him after he served as interim president since April. The regents voted unanimously to promote Myers to president of the land-grant university in Manhattan, which […]
After the abrupt closure of the ITT Technical Institute last month, the state of some veteran students’ education, many of whom cannot have their GI benefits restored, remains unclear.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Most students say they feel safe on West Virginia University’s main campus, but 1 in 3 women surveyed reported being sexually assaulted, and 10 percent of the female students responding said they’d been raped. Unfortunately, these numbers are roughly standard for college campuses across the United States, and are most likely under […]
Black transnational feminisms simply means understanding the ways in which Black women across nationalities are faced with many of the same issues.
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If you believe in diversity like I do, the Olympic Games set a really high bar. [...]