Current News 1 - Higher Education

Spelman College Appears to be Riding Wave of Momentum

by Catherine Morris | April 2, 2015
Students, or Spelmanites, as they call themselves, have high hopes for what Dr. Mary Schmidt Ca [...] Read more

African-American Literary Stars Return to Roots

by Pearl Stewart | April 1, 2015
A­fter teaching and writing for decades at prestigious institutions outside their native state [...] Read more

Howard, Gallaudet Further ‘Black Lives Matter’ Discussion

by Catherine Morris | March 31, 2015
Panelists agreed that to promote “all lives matter” over “Black lives matter” misses th [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Grambling State Prevails in Retaliation Suit

by Eric Freedman | March 30, 2015
A tenured associate professor at Grambling State University has lost his gender, equal protecti [...] Read more

Spelman College Makes Campbell Unanimous Choice as President

by Catherine A. Morris | March 29, 2015
Spelman College’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to elect Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell as t [...] Read more

Asian American Students Help Right Historical Wrong

by Lydia Lum | March 26, 2015
The goal was achieved last week when the California Supreme Court granted a posthumous law lice [...] Read more

HACU Making Maintaining Accessibility of Pell Grants a Priority

by Catherine Morris | March 25, 2015
Many low-income, first-generation-to-college students rely on Pell Grants. For Hispanic student [...] Read more

United States, Mexico Sign Intern Agreement

by Ronald Roach | March 24, 2015
The U.S. State Department and the Mexican national government have agreed to expand academic ex [...] Read more

Complications of Race and Class Fuel Perceptions of UVA Incident

by Autumn A. Arnett | March 23, 2015
The recent incident in which a Black honors student at the University of Virginia was assaulted [...] Read more

N.C. State University Fraternity Suspended After ‘Hateful’ Statements Found in Handbook

by Catherine Morris | March 22, 2015
N.C. State University’s Pi Kappa Phi is the latest fraternity to come under fire after “hat [...] Read more

Belle Wheelan’s Drive Pays Off for Higher Education

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 19, 2015
As an African-American woman with more than 40 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Bel [...] Read more

Santa Fe College Named Nation’s Top Community College

by Catherine Morris | March 18, 2015
Santa Fe College (SFC) in Gainesville, Florida, is the winner of the 2015 Aspen Prize for Commu [...] Read more

ACE Preparing Female Minorities for Higher Ed Presidencies

by Kenneth J. Cooper | March 17, 2015
In 2013, ACE launched the Spectrum Executive Leadership Program to increase the number of women [...] Read more

Belle Wheelan Recognized for Groundbreaking Career in Higher Ed

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 16, 2015
Hundreds gathered to pay tribute to the longtime trailblazer on being named the recipient of th [...] Read more

For Veterans, Cyber Security may be Open Door

by Eleanor Lee Yates | March 15, 2015
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville State University’s Center for Defense and Homeland Securi [...] Read more