Higher Education News and Jobs

White House Promotes Entrepreneurship Focus for HBCUs and MSIs

by Charles Dervarics | April 17, 2012
The White House meeting included panel presentations from Obama administration officials and le [...] Read more

Renowned Trial Attorney Donates Law Library to Texas Southern University

by Lydia Lum | April 12, 2012
Joe Jamail, one of the nation’s most storied trial lawyers and educational philanthropists, h [...] Read more

An Appreciation: Architect John Chase Desegregated University of Texas

by Lydia Lum | April 10, 2012
The first African-American to enroll as a student at the University of Texas-Austin, the late J [...] Read more

Howard University Resumes Sports; Investigation Continues

by The Associated Press | April 9, 2012
Howard says its spring sports teams have resumed competition after a temporary halt because of [...] Read more

Historically Black Law Schools Stay the Course on Social Justice Mission

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | April 6, 2012
Historically Black law schools stick to their original mission while modifying curriculums to r [...] Read more

N.C. Central Implements Sweeping Cost-Cutting Plan

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 5, 2012
Restructuring at North Carolina Central University — announced in February as being “most c [...] Read more

FAMU May Enter Football Season Without Famed Band

by Gary Fineout, Associated Press |
Florida A&M University's famed Marching 100 band, which has performed at Super Bowls and en [...] Read more

Two Florida A&M Professors Placed on Leave in Hazing Case

by Associated Press | March 30, 2012
Two Florida A&M University music professors are on paid administrative leave after allegati [...] Read more

Conference: Complex Picture Painted of HBCU Challenges

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 29, 2012
While some leaders during a national conference Wednesday depicted public HBCUs as lagging from [...] Read more

FAMU E-mails Detail Hazing Warnings

by Gary Fineout, The Associated Press | March 28, 2012
Hundreds of pages of records show years of repeated warnings about brutal hazing passed without [...] Read more

Conference: Though HBCUs Urged To Tout Successes, Lack of Federal Support Remains a Challenge

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 27, 2012
The Hampton University president says that, although President Obama is an “ardent supporter [...] Read more

Commentary: Probing the Comparison – Trayvon Martin/Mass Incarceration and Emmett Till/Segregation

by Ibram H. Rogers | March 26, 2012
A historian writes that placing rage in historical context is what comparisons between response [...] Read more

Commentary: Women’s Colleges, HBCUs Have Nurtured the Best and the Brightest

by Dr. Pamela Trotman Reid | March 22, 2012
Researchers have empirically demonstrated that children’s health outcomes, social standing an [...] Read more

Professional Institute Emphasizes Fundraising Basics for Public HBCUs

by Mike Seemuth | March 20, 2012
Universities that launch successful fundraising campaigns do more than just pick a financial go [...] Read more

FAMU Provost Steps Down

by Reginald Stuart | March 19, 2012
Dr. Larry Robinson, who returned to FAMU last November as professor and special assistant to th [...] Read more