Higher Education News and Jobs

Morgan State University Expected to be First HBCU to Announce MOOC Deal

by Ronald Roach | December 3, 2012
The higher education movement to develop Massive Open Online Courses is taking a new path with [...] Read more

Charles Chesnutt Leaves an Indelible Legacy in Hometown and the Nation

by Eleanor Lee Yates | November 26, 2012
Fayetteville, N.C. is well known as the home of one of the country’s largest Army bases. Hist [...] Read more

Schools Scrambling to Reinstate Students in Wake of PPL Reversal

by Reginald Stuart | November 20, 2012
The Department of Education’s decision to ease loan restrictions has resulted in the challeng [...] Read more

St. Augustine’s University, St. Paul’s College Plan to Merge

by B. Denise Hawkins |
The proposed move is an effort to save St. Paul’s, which has faced tremendous financial diffi [...] Read more

Howard Students Say Blacks Need to Reach Out to Lift Community

by William J. Ford | November 19, 2012
Mentoring and establishing identity as Black Americans is seen as keys to combating the “all [...] Read more

New Department of Labor Initiative Focuses on Workforce Development

by Beatrice Townsend |
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis says nearly half of all job openings in the next decade will r [...] Read more

A Year Later, Hazing Scandal Still Shadows FAMU

by Reginald Stuart |
Florida A&M remains immersed in reflection as it continues to cope with the ramifications of th [...] Read more

Morehouse’s New President to Focus on Creating ‘Cutting Edge Institution’

by Cherise Lesesne | November 13, 2012
Alumnus John S. Wilson takes over as the school’s 11th president and says he will take aim at [...] Read more

Florida A&M Offers $300K to End Hazing Lawsuit, Family Rejects It

by Gary Fineout, Associated Press | November 9, 2012
In an effort to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a drum major who died as the result of [...] Read more

Harvard Professor Gates Helps People Understand Their Roots Through Genealogy

by Angela P. Dodson |
Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Harvard professor and cultural critic, has been so prolific as a wri [...] Read more

Decision 2012: What’s Next for Education?

by Charles J. Dervarics | November 7, 2012
President Obama, facing a divided Congress, will need a bipartisan agreement to deal with fisca [...] Read more

HBCUs on Front Lines of Fight Against Prostate Cancer

by Dianne Hayes | November 5, 2012
Students and researchers at HBCUs are dedicated to eradicating health disparities of a disease [...] Read more

No Contract Renewal for MVSU President

by Associated Press | October 29, 2012
The state College Board has decided against renewing the contract of Mississippi Valley State U [...] Read more

Survey: Minority Faculty Feel More Stress

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 26, 2012
Concerns about perceived discrimination and personal finance trouble Black and Asian assistant [...] Read more

Educational Debt, Disenfranchisement Factors in African-American Male Achievement Gap

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 24, 2012
Experts say academic support is just the beginning of preparation for making the most of opport [...] Read more