Black Issues - Higher Education
Experts Highlight Higher Ed’s Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

Experts Highlight Higher Ed’s Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

by Joseph Hong | August 28, 2017
During this politically tumultuous time, the governance studies program at the Brookings Instit [...] Read more
Police Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in University of Maryland Noose Case

Police Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in University of Maryland Noose Case

by Associated Press | August 27, 2017
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Police at the University of Maryland have alerted College Park campus off [...] Read more
Scholar Warns of Negative Images of Black Males in Media Influencing Teachers

Scholar Warns of Negative Images of Black Males in Media Influencing Teachers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 24, 2017
Dr. Darius Prier wants aspiring teachers to think about how negative images of Black males in t [...] Read more
Nation’s Oldest HBCU Focused on Sustainability

Nation’s Oldest HBCU Focused on Sustainability

by Gia Savage | August 23, 2017
Alumni and experts weigh in on the future of 180-year-old Cheyney University as the nation’s [...] Read more
Pennsylvania to Forgive $30M in Loans to Cheyney University

Pennsylvania to Forgive $30M in Loans to Cheyney University

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system has agreed to forgive $30 mi [...] Read more
Researchers Seek Key to Success of STEM Students at HBCUs

Researchers Seek Key to Success of STEM Students at HBCUs

by Gia Savage | August 22, 2017
Research being conducted by The Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership (CASL) may show t [...] Read more
Lawmakers Press Justice Dept. on Intentions Regarding Higher Ed Inclusion

Lawmakers Press Justice Dept. on Intentions Regarding Higher Ed Inclusion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 21, 2017
Several Democratic lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration for clarity on the question [...] Read more
Stakeholders Call for Postponement of White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference

Stakeholders Call for Postponement of White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference

by Gia Savage |
The White House Initiative on HBCUs annual conference is scheduled for September 17-19. However [...] Read more
New Fisk President Brings Optimism Aboard

New Fisk President Brings Optimism Aboard

by Gia Savage | August 17, 2017
Fisk University is one of many historically Black schools that have felt the pain of financial [...] Read more
Finances a Troublesome Subject at Many HBCUs

Finances a Troublesome Subject at Many HBCUs

by Reginald Stuart | August 14, 2017
When college leaders across the nation begin rolling out their welcome mats for the coming scho [...] Read more
National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Aimed At Producing More Black Law School Applicants

National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Aimed At Producing More Black Law School Applicants

by Gia Savage | August 8, 2017
Hundreds of students are expected to assemble in Greensboro, North Carolina, next month for the [...] Read more
Spelman Scholar Extending Trailblazing Author Butler’s Reach

Spelman Scholar Extending Trailblazing Author Butler’s Reach

by Gia Savage | August 2, 2017
Spelman College offers a course within the English major, which is taught by Dr. Tarshia Stanle [...] Read more
Morris Brown Appoints 4 New Board Members

Morris Brown Appoints 4 New Board Members

by Gia Savage |
Morris Brown College, a historically Black college in Atlanta, has appointed four new members t [...] Read more
Report: Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges’ Affirmative Action Admission Policies

Report: Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges’ Affirmative Action Admission Policies

by Diverse Staff | August 1, 2017
The Trump administration plans to have the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights division [...] Read more
Trinity College Loses Donors, Students After Professor’s Posts

Trinity College Loses Donors, Students After Professor’s Posts

by Associated Press |
HARTFORD, Conn. — The president of a private Connecticut college says several incoming studen [...] Read more