Higher Education News and Jobs

Reaching for the Stars

by Dorothy Givens Terry | August 13, 2012
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman astronaut of color, seeks minority inclusion in space and in t [...] Read more
Survey: Nearly One in Four HBCUs Offer Full Online Degree Programs

Survey: Nearly One in Four HBCUs Offer Full Online Degree Programs

by Reginald Stuart and Dylan Yep |
Historically Black colleges and universities continue their modest pace of embracing online lea [...] Read more

NASA Research Partnership Benefiting HBCU Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 10, 2012
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has partnered with Tuskegee University and Alabama A&M [...] Read more

Pioneering Black Studies Scholar Roy Bryce-Laporte Dies

by Diverse Staff |
Dr. Roy Bryce-Laporte, a sociologist who directed one of the first Black studies departments at [...] Read more

Tennessee State University Faculty Leader Arrested

by Associated Press | August 8, 2012
A vocal faculty member at Tennessee State University who has opposed university leadership wa [...] Read more

APLU’s Lorenzo Esters to Join Kentucky State University

by B. Denise Hawkins | August 7, 2012
At the Association for Public and Land-grant Universities, Dr. Lorenzo L. Esters appl [...] Read more

Activist Attorney Calls for ‘Militant’ Action Against Injustices in Public Education

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 6, 2012
Young students are best suited to wage the battle for public education—and against the expans [...] Read more

St. Augustine’s Change Goes Beyond Its Name

by Dylan Yep |
Academic changes at St. Augustine's College prompt a rebranding. [...] Read more

Commentary: The Black Church – Not a Monolith

by Illya Davis | August 2, 2012
It is quite parochial and wrongheaded to purport that the Black church, as if a monolith, is re [...] Read more

Echoes of Faith: Church Roots Run Deep Among HBCUs

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 31, 2012
Religious leaders, local churches, missionaries, and denominations were descending across the S [...] Read more

Soledad O’Brien’s Education Foundation Celebrates Second Annual Gala

by María Eugenia Miranda | July 30, 2012
Two years after launching, the Soledad O’Brien and Brad Raymond Foundation is well on its way [...] Read more

Obama Creating African-American Education Office

by The Associated Press | July 27, 2012
President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American studen [...] Read more

North Carolina Central Chancellor Charlie Nelms to Retire

by Reginald Stuart |
The rapidly growing help wanted list for college leaders expanded again Thursday with the surpr [...] Read more

White House: New African-American Initiative to Cover All Education

by Charles Dervarics |
President Obama’s new initiative on African-American education will focus on the full spectru [...] Read more

White House: New African-American Initiative to Cover All Education

by Charles Dervarics |
President Obama’s new initiative on African-American education will focus on the full spectru [...] Read more