Black Issues - Higher Education

HBCU Deans of Education Rethinking How to Make Teaching a Major Attraction

by Lydia Lum | April 29, 2013
The workshop was part of the AERA conference that attracted 14,000 scholars and thought leaders [...] Read more

Alcorn Convenes Diversity and Inclusion Summit for HBCUs

by Pearl Stewart | April 28, 2013
Participants mainly include HBCU diversity officers, executive administrators, faculty and stud [...] Read more

Turner Laid Foundation for African-American Studies

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo |
The prolific writer and scholar went on to hire and mentor young scholars in African-American s [...] Read more

HBCU Presidents Cite Personalized Recruiting, Intrusive Counseling Among Best Practices

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 16, 2013
Panel at NAFEO conference discusses strategies for improving retention, graduation and achievem [...] Read more

Minority Engineering Forum Examines College Affordability

by Ronald Roach | April 11, 2013
During a research and policy forum organized Thursday by the National Action Council for Minori [...] Read more

Florida A&M Halts Presidential Search

by Reginald Stuart | March 27, 2013
The recent decision by Florida A & M University (FAMU) to abruptly halt its search for a new pr [...] Read more

College, Connected: Online Enrollments at HBCUs Continue To Grow

by B. Denise Hawkins | March 26, 2013
In the past decade, the rate of growth in online enrollments has been “extremely robust,” b [...] Read more

Morehouse Furloughs Faculty and Staff

by Reginald Stuart | March 13, 2013
Morehouse College, sticking with its plan to belt tighten all school year, used this week’s s [...] Read more

Savannah State President Defends TRIO in Congress

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
When Savannah State University president Cheryl Dozier addressed a U.S. House subcommittee Wedn [...] Read more

Students Discuss STEM Involvement at N.C. A&T Forum

by Steven J. Gaither | March 10, 2013
At the close of the annual Urban Education Institute, students spoke about their experiences in [...] Read more

Report: Poor College Prospects Predicted for Black Youth in LA County

by Ronald Roach | March 6, 2013
In new study, the Education Trust–West organization paints a dismal picture of college readin [...] Read more

12 Charged With Manslaughter in FAMU Hazing Death

by Kyle Hightower, Associated Press | March 5, 2013
Ten of the band members had been charged last May with third-degree felony hazing for the death [...] Read more

ACE Conference Speaker Says Higher Ed Budgeting Crisis Almost Neglected

by Cherise Lesesne |
The American Council on Education's meeting in Washington began to address some of the most pos [...] Read more

New Teacher Assessment Tool Making Headway in Education Programs

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 3, 2013
Several states already have formally adopted the edTPA and more than 160 institutions of higher [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: The Crucial Role of Student Life

by Matthew Lynch | February 28, 2013
Dr. Marcus Chanay, Vice President of the Division of Student Life at Jackson State University, [...] Read more