News from this Week - Higher Education

Lawsuits Against Art Institute of Pittsburgh Dismissed

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 27, 2015
U.S. District Court judges in Pittsburgh ordered enforcement of an alternative dispute resoluti [...] Read more

In U.S., Black Men Still in Fight for Citizenship

by Autumn A. Arnett | April 26, 2015
This past weekend, the city of Baltimore became a protesting ground. The message was the same a [...] Read more

Academic Advising Services’ Role in Sports Expanding

by Craig T. Greenlee | April 22, 2015
­The NCAA-mandated academic support services must do much more than keep athletes eligible to [...] Read more

U.S. Companies More Likely to Focus on Training

by Catherine Morris |
A CED report found that most employers studied provide funding or programs for workers interest [...] Read more

AERA Sessions Pinpoint the Necessity of Social Justice

by Jamal E. Mazyck | April 21, 2015
The recent polarization of unarmed Black men killed by White police officers has sparked a sens [...] Read more

Value of Postsecondary Degree Higher Among Blacks and Hispanics

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 19, 2015
A recent study by the Gallup-Lumina Foundation found that favorable views toward the value of a [...] Read more

Globetrotter Seeks to Bring World Together

by G.E. Branch III | March 12, 2015
Mannie Jackson, former owner of the Harlem Globetrotters, is the driving force behind a new edu [...] Read more

HBCU Presidents Seek Next Chapters to Institutions’ Success Stories

by Catherine Morris |
Are HBCUs still a viable enterprise? Of course, and more than ever, HBCU presidents past and pr [...] Read more

NCBS: Black Studies Programs Alive, Well

by Jamal Eric Watson |
The presence of hundreds of scholars at this year’s National Council for Black Studies confer [...] Read more

Forgoing Two-Year Institutions Better for At-Risk Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 10, 2015
Low-income students who are academically marginal are more likely to complete college when they [...] Read more