Black Issues - Higher Education
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Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

by | October 18, 2017 Kelisa Wing is the assistant principal at West Point Elementary School in New York, but she rem Read more
Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

by Timothy Pratt |
Efforts to build alliances are especially growing among smaller private colleges that are heavi [...] Read more
Boston College Students Walk Out After Racial Incidents

Boston College Students Walk Out After Racial Incidents

by Associated Press |
BOSTON — Hundreds of students at Boston College have walked out of their classes to protest r [...] Read more
Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press | October 17, 2017
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more
New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

by Joseph Hong | October 16, 2017
The Board of Trustees at Morehouse College concluded a six-month search when it voted on Sunday [...] Read more
Johnson C. Smith University Names Armbrister President

Johnson C. Smith University Names Armbrister President

by Associated Press | October 4, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Johnson C. Smith University has named a new president. The historically Bla [...] Read more
Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA — The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that Clark Atlanta University should regain 13 a [...] Read more
More Study Abroad Opportunities Needed for Students of Color

More Study Abroad Opportunities Needed for Students of Color

by | October 2, 2017
According to NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, students of color made up only [...] Read more
4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme

4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme

by Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press | September 26, 2017
Ten men — including a top Adidas executive and four college basketball assistant coaches — [...] Read more
UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 21, 2017
Tananarive Due is bringing a highly anticipated Get Out-inspired course to the University of Ca [...] Read more
Lawmaker Condemns Student Video Depicting Police Beheading

Lawmaker Condemns Student Video Depicting Police Beheading

by Ivan Moreno, Associated Press |
MILWAUKEE — A university student’s video depicting the beheading of a police officer drew a [...] Read more
Cornell Student Charged in Attack Apologizes for Behavior

Cornell Student Charged in Attack Apologizes for Behavior

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — A White Cornell University student charged with beating a Black student has ap [...] Read more
A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

by Reginald Stuart | September 20, 2017
As the 2017-18 school year starts, Tanya Torres debuts as president of Fisk’s Student Governm [...] Read more
Frat at Cornell University to Close Amid Beating Probe

Frat at Cornell University to Close Amid Beating Probe

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — A national fraternity says it will close its Cornell University chapter in the [...] Read more
Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more
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