Current News 1 - Higher Education

Baltimore City Community College Receives Grant for Tobacco Education

by | December 18, 2017
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is the latest school to receive a $20,000 grant to educ [...] Read more

What Makes an African-American Novel a Classic?

by Tarshia L. Stanley | December 13, 2017
Dr. Henry Louis Gates begins the anthology, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Wo [...] Read more

Herman J. Felton, Jr., Appointed President of Wiley College

by | December 12, 2017
A day after Dr. Herman J. Felton Jr., announced that he would step down as president of Wilberf [...] Read more

Dr. Ajay Nair Selected as Next President of Arcadia University

by | December 10, 2017
Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Ajay Nair has been named the 22nd p [...] Read more

Home-Grown Candidate Selected as Next President of CCNY

by | December 7, 2017
Interim President Dr. Vincent Boudreau has been tapped to fill the permanent position. [...] Read more

Student-Athletes Share Perspectives at Intercollegiate Athletics Forum

by By Lois Elfman | December 6, 2017
Giving student-athletes opportunities to achieve academic excellence was a recurring theme at t [...] Read more

Despite Improvements, Racial Gaps Still Major Issue in Academic Report for College Bowl-bound Football Teams

by Gregory Clay | December 4, 2017
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport found in its latest study that the average grad [...] Read more

FAMU Picks Permanent President

by Pearl Stewart | November 30, 2017
In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Larry [...] Read more

Tribal College President Brings Experience to New Post

by Walter Hudson | November 29, 2017
In September, Dr. Billie Jo Kipp was selected as president of the California Tribal College (CT [...] Read more

Education Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Legislation

by | November 28, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has praised a Senate committee for moving forward with [...] Read more

TMCF Adds Two New Board Members

by | November 27, 2017
Board members Phyllis Harris and Gail Thomas both come from the private sector where they have [...] Read more

Between Policy and Practice: A Well-Rounded Social Justice Advocate

by | November 20, 2017
At a young age, David J. Johns spent an hour traveling to and from school to receive the qualit [...] Read more

After Accreditation Success, Experts and Advocates Optimistic About Cheyney

by | November 19, 2017
The nation’s oldest HBCU avoided a potentially fatal blow on Friday after a regional accredit [...] Read more

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Simplify FAFSA Form

by | November 16, 2017
Democrats on the Committee on Education and the Workforce recently introduced new legislation t [...] Read more

College Counselors Share Best Practices for Treating Mental Health of Diverse Students

by Jeremy House | November 15, 2017
More than ever, American college and university students are seeking counseling and other menta [...] Read more