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College Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Still Happy About His Decision to Come Out Last Year

When Derrick Gordon decided last April to become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball to publicly come out, he wasn’t sure what kind of reaction he would receive.

As times and student demographics change, HBCUs will be increasingly challenged to ensure that all students are equally protected and valued on campus.

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The University of Texas at El Paso is retaining and conferring degrees at a high rate, despite many students’ ­financial barriers.

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Even though the University of Nebraska―Lincoln’s Dr. Joseph Francisco didn’t have a role model at home who had gone to college — his grandparents, whom he lived with, did not go further than the second and third grade — he built his foundation to be a leader in academia there.

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The state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board is wrapping up a 15-year plan to boost Hispanic college student enrollment.

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President Michael J. Sorrell, a panelist at an international seminar, outlines the best practices utilized at his small Dallas-based school in hopes that other institutions that work with large numbers of marginalized and disadvantaged students might benefit.

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More than 50 educators from around the world are meeting in Austria to strategize over how best to support students operating at the margins.

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The National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice will establish an unprecedented mix of strategies for building trust between police and minority communities.

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Algeania Warren Freeman has no illusions about why she was named the 20th president of Wilberforce University.

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Cognizant of the fact that this year’s SAT results reveal the same troubling trends as in years prior, College Board officials called for a greater emphasis on boosting preparedness for the growing amount of minority students who take the college entrance exam.

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