Current News 1 - Higher Education

DeVos Rolls Back Obama Title IX Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

by | September 24, 2017
The Trump administration drew back Title IX guidance on campus sexual misconduct on Friday, rep [...] Read more

UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 21, 2017
Tananarive Due is bringing a highly anticipated Get Out-inspired course to the University of Ca [...] Read more

Advocates: Support Vital for Students From Foster Care System

by | September 20, 2017
When it comes to accessing college, students who have experienced the foster care system have a [...] Read more

Guillermo: Free Speech for the President, But Not Jemele Hill?

by Emil Guillermo | September 18, 2017
President Trump knows exactly what he’s doing -- he’s making everyone question all free spe [...] Read more

New Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Receives Mixed Critiques

by Joseph Hong & Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 17, 2017
The White House has reportedly selected Johnathan Holifield to be the next executive director o [...] Read more

Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 13, 2017
With a family history that ties her to four generations of educators and lawyers, Rutgers Unive [...] Read more

Professor Aims to Honor St. Cloud State’s First African-American Alumna

by Joseph Hong | September 12, 2017
Earlier this summer, Dr. Christopher Lehman, a professor and chair of the Ethnic Studies Depart [...] Read more

Rutgers Offers Legal Help to Its Immigrant Students

by Gia Savage | September 11, 2017
Rutgers University Law School is introducing a program designed to provide free legal counselin [...] Read more

UNC Vote Halts Civil Rights Center From Engaging in Litigation

by Catherine Morris | September 10, 2017
In a move that was widely regarded as a foregone conclusion, the University of North Carolina b [...] Read more

New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

by Gia Savage | September 6, 2017
The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions report, backed by a campaign that utilized 52 [...] Read more

DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

by Gia Savage | September 5, 2017
Prior to last Friday’s announcement of the postponement of the annual White House Initiative [...] Read more

Rusert’s Book Looks Back at Fight Against Racist Sciences

by Tiffany Pennamon | August 31, 2017
Dr. Britt Rusert’s new book, Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African Americ [...] Read more

Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front

by Gia Savage | August 30, 2017
Moises Serrano’s Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America depicts portions of his l [...] Read more

Efforts to Reduce College Costs May Have Little Impact on Degree Attainment

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 29, 2017
Increased spending at colleges and universities — particularly mid-tier public institutions [...] Read more

Experts Highlight Higher Ed’s Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

by Joseph Hong | August 28, 2017
During this politically tumultuous time, the governance studies program at the Brookings Instit [...] Read more