Joseph Hong - Higher Education
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Joseph Hong
Joseph Hong is a staff writer for Diverse covering breaking news and Minority Serving Institutions. Prior to joining the publication in 2017, Joseph was a student at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School in New York. While at Columbia he covered everything from special education to North Korea-related issues. Joseph received his B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California in Irvine. From 2013 to 2016, he pursued a PhD in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University but ultimately decided to pursue journalism.


Gathering Designed to Foster Mentorship Among MSI Leaders

by | November 19, 2017
In an effort to create a pipeline of college leaders ready to one day become a college presiden [...] Read more

New UNCF Report Details Economic Impact of HBCUs

by | November 14, 2017
The United Negro College Fund has published new research about the economic impact that HBCUs h [...] Read more

New Job Search Fund for Fordham English Ph.D.’s

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The job market for Ph.D.’s in the humanities is notoriously unforgiving, but students finishi [...] Read more

Newly Published Data Highlights Fraud Complaints Against For-Profits

by | November 9, 2017
For-profit colleges drew attention again this week after troves of newly public data showed the [...] Read more

García to Lead American Association of State Colleges and Universities

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Dr. Mildred García, who has led California State University Fullerton for the past five years, [...] Read more

Rising Star is Elected Lt. Gov of Virginia

by | November 8, 2017
Among the several political races in Tuesday’s election across the nation, one stands out bec [...] Read more

After Charlottesville Incident, UVA Students Mobilized Voters to the Polls

by | November 7, 2017
Bret Curtis, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, watched as recent events cata [...] Read more

All Eyes on Virginia, New Jersey in Political Races

by | November 6, 2017
Several states across the country are in the spotlight this week as local elections are expecte [...] Read more

Temple’s Renaming Decision: Africology Becomes a Department

by | November 5, 2017
A leading scholar at Temple University was successful in convincing university officials and th [...] Read more

University of Hartford Student Faces Bias Charge for Endangering Roommate

by | November 1, 2017
An student at the University of Hartford was arrested for allegedly executing several vile acts [...] Read more

3 Dartmouth Professors investigated for Sexual Misconduct

by | October 31, 2017
The New Hampshire Department of Justice on Tuesday announced an investigation of alleged sexual [...] Read more

Fierce Rhetoric at Knight Commission Meeting Addresses Systemic Problems

by | October 30, 2017
Although the speakers did not shy away from addressing an array of key issues, there were no ea [...] Read more

Following Campus Shooting, Grambling President Assures Safety

by | October 25, 2017
Grambling State University’s administration decided to continue classes and homecoming events [...] Read more

TMCF Names Harry Williams President/CEO

by | October 24, 2017
At its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala on Monday evening, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund named [...] Read more

Graduate Students’ Path to Unionization Remains Rocky

by | October 23, 2017
While some expected a sudden and systemic shift toward unionization at the nation’s other pro [...] Read more
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