Black Issues - Higher Education
Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

by Associated Press | September 14, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Dowell Taylor has been named interim director of bands at Jackson State Univ [...] Read more
Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 13, 2017
With a family history that ties her to four generations of educators and lawyers, Rutgers Unive [...] Read more
Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

by Catherine Morris | September 12, 2017
A GenForward survey found that millennials are split on the fundamental issue of what the main [...] Read more
Professor Aims to Honor St. Cloud State’s First African-American Alumna

Professor Aims to Honor St. Cloud State’s First African-American Alumna

by Joseph Hong |
Earlier this summer, Dr. Christopher Lehman, a professor and chair of the Ethnic Studies Depart [...] Read more
Howard University Moves Up in 2018 Best College Rankings

Howard University Moves Up in 2018 Best College Rankings

by Gia Savage |
US News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities show [...] Read more
Activist Angela Davis to speak at Ball State

Activist Angela Davis to speak at Ball State

by Associated Press |
MUNCIE, Ind. — Social activist Angela Davis is coming to Ball State University to discuss ins [...] Read more
Indiana University Police Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Indiana University Police Hires Chief Diversity Officer

by Associated Press |
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University Police Department has appointed its first chief di [...] Read more
White House Says HBCU Summit Still On Despite Reports

White House Says HBCU Summit Still On Despite Reports

by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | September 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — A mid-September conference on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU [...] Read more
New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

by Gia Savage | September 6, 2017
The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions report, backed by a campaign that utilized 52 [...] Read more
DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

by Gia Savage | September 5, 2017
Prior to last Friday’s announcement of the postponement of the annual White House Initiative [...] Read more
Craig Littlepage Retiring as University of Virginia’s Athletic Director

Craig Littlepage Retiring as University of Virginia’s Athletic Director

by Hank Kurz Jr., Associated Press |
Craig Littlepage is retiring after 16 years as Virginia’s athletic director. Littlepage made [...] Read more
Court Rules Against Professor in Race Discrimination Case

Court Rules Against Professor in Race Discrimination Case

by Associated Press | September 4, 2017
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of racial discrimination claim [...] Read more
White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

by Joseph Hong |
The Department of Education announced on Friday that the annual national conference of historic [...] Read more
London Delivers Epic Upset in Debut as Howard University Coach

London Delivers Epic Upset in Debut as Howard University Coach

by Joe Reedy, Associated Press |
Howard University, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) school, were a 45-point underdog t [...] Read more
Planning Helped Texas Southern Get a Handle on Harvey

Planning Helped Texas Southern Get a Handle on Harvey

by Joseph Hong | September 1, 2017
Dr. Austin Lane, Texas Southern University president, and his crisis management team discussed [...] Read more