Black Issues - Higher Education
Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

by Timothy Pratt | October 18, 2017
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
Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation

Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University plans to form a task force to address what its president ca [...] Read more