Asian American Issues - Higher Education
Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community,  Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community, Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | December 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama has selected a deputy mayor of Los Angeles to lead the White House [...] Read more

University of Maryland Becomes U.S. ‘Minority-Serving Institution’ for Asian Americans

by University of Maryland | November 19, 2008
The University of Maryland has been granted status as a “minority-serving institutionR [...] Read more

Groundbreaking Study Shows Asian American Vote Still Up for Grabs

by Robin Chen Delos | October 7, 2008
Many Asian Americans favor presidential candidate Barack Obama, but a significant portion remai [...] Read more

Asian American Voters: An Untapped Political Demographic, Scholars Say

by Robin Chen Delos | October 3, 2008
Although their political power is largely untapped, the fast-growing Asian American population [...] Read more
Study: NFL Has Slightly More Hispanic, Asian Players

Study: NFL Has Slightly More Hispanic, Asian Players

by Associated Press | August 28, 2008
The NFL has kept a steady number of Black head coaches, while slightly increasing the ranks of [...] Read more
Obama’s Asian-American Half Sister Helps Him Reach Out to Other Asian-Americans

Obama’s Asian-American Half Sister Helps Him Reach Out to Other Asian-Americans

by Associated Press | July 1, 2008
The throng of Asian-American donors drew closer, drinks in hand, to hear Barack Obama's sister [...] Read more
Princeton’s Record on Asian Admissions Examined

Princeton’s Record on Asian Admissions Examined

by Associated Press | June 13, 2008
The U.S. Department of Education has broadened a review into whether Princeton University discr [...] Read more

Asian Americans Largely Ignored by Presidential

by LYDIA LUM | May 29, 2008
Despite feverish efforts by presidential candidates to grab voters’ attention, they, along wi [...] Read more
Report: Ethnic Pride Has Mixed Impact on Asian Americans’ Ability To Deal With Discrimination

Report: Ethnic Pride Has Mixed Impact on Asian Americans’ Ability To Deal With Discrimination

by Michelle J. Nealy | May 19, 2008
Strong ties to their ethnicity can reduce the negative effects of racism for some Asian America [...] Read more

Asian Evasion: A Recipe for Flawed Resolutions

by MITCHELL J. CHANG | May 15, 2008
Asians are arguably one of the most misunderstood groups in higher education. Even categorizing [...] Read more
Asian Higher Education Leaders Offer Advice to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

Asian Higher Education Leaders Offer Advice to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

by Samantha Cleaver | May 5, 2008
When Dr. Ratna Naik was offered the job of dean of physics at Wayne State University, she was r [...] Read more

Asian Americans Largely Ignored by Presidential Candidates, Political Scientists Say

by Lydia Lum | April 23, 2008
Despite feverish efforts by presidential candidates to grab voters’ attention, they, along wi [...] Read more

UCLA Scholars Receive Research Award for Study of Asian Students

by Diverse Staff | April 17, 2008
The authors of the largest compilation and analysis of data on Asian American college students [...] Read more
Perspectives: Knowledge, Authority and Hmong Invisibility

Perspectives: Knowledge, Authority and Hmong Invisibility

by Dia Cha, Chia Youyee Vang and others | March 13, 2008
A professor’s comments about Hmong Americans a year ago were controversial, but it was and is [...] Read more
CU Chancellor, Student Editors Apologize for Column on Asians

CU Chancellor, Student Editors Apologize for Column on Asians

by Associated Press | February 22, 2008
BOULDER Colo. The chancellor of the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus has apologize [...] Read more