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Dubuque Students Apologize for Photo of Them in Blackface

Dubuque Students Apologize for Photo of Them in Blackface

by Associated Press | March 2, 2017
DUBUQUE, Iowa — More than 150 people gathered at the University of Dubuque to discuss how to [...] Read more
Renowned Black Law Professor Files Complaint Against Campbell University for Discrimination

Renowned Black Law Professor Files Complaint Against Campbell University for Discrimination

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 1, 2017
Amos Jones cites “silent treatment,” tabling of tenure application, and sudden notice of no [...] Read more
Expert: 3-pronged Approach Key to Closing Black-White Graduation Gap

Expert: 3-pronged Approach Key to Closing Black-White Graduation Gap

by Catherine Morris |
According to Dr. Andrew H. Nichols, The Education Trust’s director of higher education resear [...] Read more

UMB Students Enjoy Day of Discovery

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Four University of Maryland, Baltimore students spent the last day of Black History Month addin [...] Read more

Presidents Hope Funding Follows White House Taking Lead on HBCUs

by Catherine Morris | February 28, 2017
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities will move from the U [...] Read more
Dillard President: What President Trump Needs to Hear

Dillard President: What President Trump Needs to Hear

by Walter M. Kimbrough | February 27, 2017
We’ve seen federal and state divestment in education, making the idea of education as the pat [...] Read more
HBCUs, Advocates Looking for Help from Trump on Funding

HBCUs, Advocates Looking for Help from Trump on Funding

by Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — The nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are pushing [...] Read more
Raheem Beyah Wants to Open More Doors to Cybersecurity

Raheem Beyah Wants to Open More Doors to Cybersecurity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 23, 2017
For Dr. Raheem A. Beyah, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars [...] Read more
Leadership Encouraged HBCUs a Part of National Conversation

Leadership Encouraged HBCUs a Part of National Conversation

by David Pluviose | February 19, 2017
At an executive leadership forum, HBCU leaders across the HBCU spectrum gave their take on digi [...] Read more
Advocates Cautiously Optimistic About Potential Executive Order on HBCUs

Advocates Cautiously Optimistic About Potential Executive Order on HBCUs

by Catherine Morris |
While there has been no word from the White House on when the order might be released and what [...] Read more
Study: Big Data Helps Struggling College Students Graduate

Study: Big Data Helps Struggling College Students Graduate

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — Getting through college isn’t easy, and it can be even harder for low-income a [...] Read more
Wake Forest Opens Dorm Honoring Poet Maya Angelou

Wake Forest Opens Dorm Honoring Poet Maya Angelou

by Associated Press |
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest University has named a new dorm in honor of poet and civil [...] Read more
Kentucky State Presidential Search Accompanied by Controversy

Kentucky State Presidential Search Accompanied by Controversy

by Reginald Stuart | February 16, 2017
Kentucky State University’s search for a new president has run into a rolling storm of troubl [...] Read more

Economist: Education Alone Won’t Close Racial Wage Gap

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Though Black college graduates generally fare better than Black high school graduates, higher e [...] Read more
University of Wisconsin Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

University of Wisconsin Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

by Todd Richmond, Associated Press |
MADISON, Wis. — Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University o [...] Read more