Black Issues - Higher Education
FAMU Basks in ‘Girls Trip’ Screen Time

FAMU Basks in ‘Girls Trip’ Screen Time

by Gia Savage | July 30, 2017
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has joined the list of historically Black [...] Read more
Music Therapy Proving to be Sound Choice for Howard Student

Music Therapy Proving to be Sound Choice for Howard Student

by Tiffany Pennamon and Ya-Marie Sesay | July 27, 2017
Maya Rogers, a graduate student focusing on music therapy at Howard University, has been named [...] Read more
Southern University Fires Vice Chancellor Dumas

Southern University Fires Vice Chancellor Dumas

by Diverse Staff | July 20, 2017
Southern University has fired Dr. Brandon K. Dumas, the school’s vice chancellor for student [...] Read more
HBCU Leaders Aim to Make Campuses More LGBTQ Inclusive

HBCU Leaders Aim to Make Campuses More LGBTQ Inclusive

by Gia Savage | July 19, 2017
HBCU presidents and executives convened a summit to develop more strategic ways to turn their c [...] Read more
Higgins’ Ouster at Claremont Colleges Reignites Faculty Speech Controversy

Higgins’ Ouster at Claremont Colleges Reignites Faculty Speech Controversy

by Gia Savage | July 18, 2017
Dr. Jonathan Higgins, an educator and advocate for social justice issues that affect the Black [...] Read more
Black Former Professor Files Pay Bias Complaint Against Campbell University

Black Former Professor Files Pay Bias Complaint Against Campbell University

by Walter Hudson | July 17, 2017
A Black former law professor whose discrimination battle against Campbell University boiled ove [...] Read more
Shaw University Names Dillard Interim President

Shaw University Names Dillard Interim President

by Diverse Staff |
Shaw University vice-president for academic affairs, Dr. Paulette Dillard, was announced Monday [...] Read more
Bethune-Cookman Appoints Interim President Grimes

Bethune-Cookman Appoints Interim President Grimes

by Gia Savage | July 13, 2017
Bethune-Cookman University has appointed its general counsel, retired judge Hubert Grimes, to t [...] Read more
For Burnim, Integrity at Heart of Success

For Burnim, Integrity at Heart of Success

by Reginald Stuart |
As he exited his post this summer as president of Maryland’s Bowie State University, Dr. Mick [...] Read more
Moses C. Norman Dies; Retired Clark Atlanta University Dean

Moses C. Norman Dies; Retired Clark Atlanta University Dean

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA — Moses C. Norman, former dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Education an [...] Read more
Many HBCUs Feel Bethune-Cookman’s Pain on Leadership Issue

Many HBCUs Feel Bethune-Cookman’s Pain on Leadership Issue

by Gia Savage | July 12, 2017
Several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been tasked with replacing th [...] Read more
Bethune-Cookman President Jackson Retiring

Bethune-Cookman President Jackson Retiring

by Diverse Staff | July 11, 2017
Bethune-Cookman University announced Tuesday that its president, Edison O. Jackson, is retiring [...] Read more
Louisville Tries Different Course to Close Black Male Achievement Gap

Louisville Tries Different Course to Close Black Male Achievement Gap

by Monica Levitan |
In an effort to improve academic achievement among African Americans, a Kentucky school board h [...] Read more
Protesters: Rehire Adjunct Fired for Fox News Commentary

Protesters: Rehire Adjunct Fired for Fox News Commentary

by Associated Press | July 9, 2017
LIVINGSTON, N.J. — Activists are imploring New Jersey lawmakers to demand a college rehire an [...] Read more
Report: No Easy Alternative for UNC Center for Civil Rights

Report: No Easy Alternative for UNC Center for Civil Rights

by Martha Waggoner, Associated Press | July 6, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. — A committee studying alternative paths for a University of North Carolina cen [...] Read more