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Veteran Educator Tapped to Lead Adult-Serving University

by Lois Elfman | February 22, 2018 The presidency of Union Institute & University will enable Dr. Karen Schuster Webb to increase Read more

“Achieving the Dream’ ID’s Student Issues

by | February 21, 2018
NASHVILLE — Advancing equity, strengthening advising and improving pedagogy and curriculum we [...] Read more

Study: Wide Black-White Wealth Gap Growing

by Bijan C. Bayne |
Despite increases in Black business ownership, elected office, and university enrollment, a new [...] Read more

Whitfield-Harris Pushes for Diversity in Nursing

by Monica Levitan | February 20, 2018
Studying public health as a college student, Dr. Lisa Whitfield-Harris was hesitant to expand h [...] Read more

Financially Independent Students: The “New Majority” in College

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A new majority of college students are more independent than students in previous years, accord [...] Read more

Amherst College to Use Mellon Grant to Develop Diverse Faculty

by Lois Elfman | February 19, 2018
As recipient of a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Amherst Coll [...] Read more

Diversity Champ Nooks Tapped to Lead Georgia School

by | February 18, 2018
Dr. Kirk A. Nooks, president of Metropolitan Community College’s Longview campus in Lee’s S [...] Read more

Academicians Celebrated in ‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series, part 3

by Diverse Staff | February 15, 2018
This is the final in a three-part Black History Month series celebrating Black academicians and [...] Read more

Leading Historian and Author Lerone Bennett, Jr. Dies At 89

by Bijan C. Bayne |
Lerone Bennett, Jr., a leading Black historian and journalist, died this week at age 89. He had [...] Read more

Academicians Celebrated in ‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series, part 2

by Diverse Staff | February 14, 2018
This is the second in a three-part Black History Month series celebrating Black academicians an [...] Read more

‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series Celebrates Academicians and Their Work, part 1

by Diverse Staff | February 13, 2018
This is the first in a three-part Black History Month series this week celebrating Black academ [...] Read more

Review: Volume Explores Diversity of Black Intellectual Thought

by Nyasha Junior |
Black Americans are frequently regarded as a monolithic group that thinks, votes and worships t [...] Read more

Bacow Named 29th President of Harvard

by | February 12, 2018
Harvard University has tapped Dr Lawrence S. Bacow — the son of two European refugees and a s [...] Read more

Diverse Honors 3 Stellar Educators with Dr. John Hope Franklin Award

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Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has announced the 2018 recipients of the Dr. John Hope Fran [...] Read more

Arizona’s James a Pioneer in Inclusion Initiatives

by | February 11, 2018
Dr. Stanlie James began her career as an innovative scholar of Black feminism and international [...] Read more
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