Asian American Issues - Higher Education
Scholar Lara Thompson Navigates an Unconventional Route

Scholar Lara Thompson Navigates an Unconventional Route

| February 14, 2017
Step into the engineering lab of Dr. Lara A. Thompson, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2 [...] Read more
Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

by Catherine Morris | February 9, 2017
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “r [...] Read more
Sweet Briar College Names Former UVa Dean as New President

Sweet Briar College Names Former UVa Dean as New President

by Associated Press | February 8, 2017
SWEET BRIAR, Va. — Sweet Briar College has selected a new president. News outlets report Mere [...] Read more
Growth in K-12 Student Diversity Impacts Postsecondary Education

Growth in K-12 Student Diversity Impacts Postsecondary Education

by Matthew Lynch | January 11, 2017
With the rise in diversity, colleges and universities need to focus on how to not only enroll s [...] Read more

Report: Asian-American Wealth Inequality Gap Widening

by Lydia Lum | December 29, 2016
Wealth among Asian Americans is so highly concentrated among those at the top of the socioecono [...] Read more
Guiyou Huang Named LSU-Alexandria Chancellor

Guiyou Huang Named LSU-Alexandria Chancellor

by Associated Press | November 22, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University-Alexandria has a new chancellor. LSU President [...] Read more
Protests Bring Out Angry Millennials in Chicago

Protests Bring Out Angry Millennials in Chicago

by Grace Austin | November 10, 2016
Thousands of unhappy citizens took to the streets of Chicago in protest last night. [...] Read more
Virginia Tech President Wants to Double Minority Enrollments

Virginia Tech President Wants to Double Minority Enrollments

by Associated Press | November 8, 2016
BLACKSBURG, Va. ― Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands is calling on the university to doubl [...] Read more
Polls: Americans Wary of College Costs, Leadership and Value

Polls: Americans Wary of College Costs, Leadership and Value

by Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report | November 7, 2016
Overshadowed by the presidential race has been another set of polls this campaign season. These [...] Read more

UCLA Celebrates Public Access to Key Japanese-American Internment Collection

by Lydia Lum | October 25, 2016
Now, educators and the general public can view documents and legal memoranda retrieved during A [...] Read more
Diverse Conversations: Should Diversity of a College be Ranked?

Diverse Conversations: Should Diversity of a College be Ranked?

by Matthew Lynch | October 13, 2016
Using diversity as a college ranking benchmark would force colleges to step up their game, recr [...] Read more

Guillermo: Asian American Info Available, But Fox News Plays Dumb

by Emil Guillermo | October 9, 2016
Political polls usually include assessments of African Americans and Latinos. But when it comes [...] Read more
China Concerned About Death of Syracuse Student from Beijing

China Concerned About Death of Syracuse Student from Beijing

by Associated Press | October 4, 2016
BEIJING ― The Chinese government expressed concern Tuesday about the death of a Syracuse Univ [...] Read more
Court: Portland State Student Wrongfully Booted over Threat

Court: Portland State Student Wrongfully Booted over Threat

by Associated Press | September 28, 2016
PORTLAND, Ore. ― The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that Portland State University wrongfu [...] Read more

California Puts High School Ethnic Studies Officially on the Books

by Jamal Eric Watson | September 15, 2016
California’s Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will now mandate the teaching of eth [...] Read more