Current News 2 - Higher Education

Critical Reading & the American Education System

by Michael Jauchen | December 7, 2017
The entirety of Geoffrey Galt Harpham’s slim but wide-ranging historical look at the rise of [...] Read more

SACSCOC Places Johnson C. Smith University on Probation

by Reginald Stuart | December 6, 2017
Johnson C. Smith University, the small private 150-year-old liberal arts institution in Charlot [...] Read more

Study: Sexual Misconduct, Drug Misuse and Mental Health Are Major Issues at Community Colleges

by | December 5, 2017
While issues of sexual misconduct, drug misuse and mental health are much discussed in the high [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

by | December 3, 2017
Income tax on graduate student waivers, fewer deductions on student loans and the taxation of e [...] Read more

Eastern Michigan Faculty and Administration Clash Over Online Curriculum

by | November 30, 2017
Tensions persist at Eastern Michigan University, where faculty are arguing that the university [...] Read more

Indigenous Studies Scholar Focuses on Social Justice

by Walter Hudson | November 29, 2017
A recognized scholar of Indigenous Studies, Dr. Kim TallBear is an associate professor of Nati [...] Read more

Scholar Studies the Complexity of Black Identity

by Gia Savage | November 28, 2017
Dr. Robert Patterson’s passion for education began early. As a young child, he carried a clip [...] Read more

DOJ Affirmative Action Investigation Unprecedented, Experts Say

by | November 26, 2017
News that the Department of Justice has threatened to sue Harvard University if it fails to tur [...] Read more

Harvard Symposium Examines Charles Hamilton Houston’s Enduring Legacy

by | November 19, 2017
Two universities recently convened a symposium to honor the work and influence of the late civi [...] Read more

New Questions in NSSE Survey Spark Important Conversations

by Lois Elfman | November 16, 2017
A topical module around inclusiveness and engagement with cultural diversity debuted in this ye [...] Read more

The Quad Internship Program Prepares HBCU Students for Careers in TV Production

by | November 15, 2017
Eight students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been selected to [...] Read more

New UNCF Report Details Economic Impact of HBCUs

by | November 14, 2017
The United Negro College Fund has published new research about the economic impact that HBCUs h [...] Read more

An Advocate for Native Alaskan Students

by Walter Hudson |
After Dr. Richard A. Caulfield graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1973, [...] Read more

Judge Calls for Mediation in Maryland Legal Case

by Walter Hudson | November 12, 2017
A federal judge has appointed a "special master" to help craft a plan to resolve a longstanding [...] Read more

García to Lead American Association of State Colleges and Universities

by | November 9, 2017
Dr. Mildred García, who has led California State University Fullerton for the past five years, [...] Read more