Far too many efforts to address the issue of racism in our contemporary culture are often misguided, distressingly adrift, naive and tone deaf.
Asian American jailed 50 years ago at Selma helped protect MLK.
Now that the Selma March anniversary is behind us and the speeches have been made, what have we learned from this significant event in our nation’s history?
Tiger Woods is donating $10,000 to the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, helping the university create a scholarship in the name of trailblazing golfer Charlie Sifford.
Southern University Athletic Director William Broussard has been reassigned to the Southern System’s president’s office as a fund raiser.
The California Community College system and nine historically Black institutions have devised a transfer program linking the state’s 112 two-year colleges with the nation’s Black college community.
Colleges and universities can greatly increase the number of students who study abroad—including those from disadvantaged or underrepresented groups—if they make a concerted effort to do so.
Santa Fe College (SFC) in Gainesville, Florida, is the winner of the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
Boston College has become more difficult to navigate for people with disabilities in recent years, according to former and current students whose complaints have prompted an investigation into whether the school is violating accessibility laws.
Morehead State University didn’t violate First Amendment rights or commit disability discrimination when it denied tenure to an assistant professor of art history, a unanimous federal appeals panel has ruled.
New research shows that African Americans and Caribbean Blacks who experience multiple types of discrimination are at a much greater risk for a variety of mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
The U.S. State Department and the Mexican national government have agreed to expand academic exchange and internship opportunities for American and Mexican undergraduate and graduate students.
Top U.S. universities that worked to overcome reputations for serving only children of the American elite are now pushing to do the same with their international students.
Are HBCUs still a viable enterprise? Of course, and more than ever, HBCU presidents past and present said Thursday at a panel at Bowie State University.
A University of Oklahoma fraternity has been shut down after video surfaced that shows some of its alleged members repeating racist chants.
Even for those colleges and universities that value diversity to the extent that they have a dedicated officer or dean of diversity, problems of inclusion and support for faculty and students of color may still be an institutional challenge.
Marc Mitchell, head coach of the reigning Division III women’s basketball national champions, says his vision has been to take whatever program he coaches to the next level.
Regardless of the outcome of their matchup against a Kentucky team that is chasing history, Hampton University and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference will be winners thanks to the NCAA Basketball Fund.
Mannie Jackson, former owner of the Harlem Globetrotters, is the driving force behind a new educational center in his Illinois hometown.
Concern over unfair treatment of Black girls in school has caused many to look at racial-ethnic differences in an academic setting.
Dean emerita of New York University Tisch School of the Arts will visit Spelman’s campus Thursday and Friday.
Educators say that the ability to build a sense of community on campus is most critical for attracting and retaining Native American students.
The White House 2014 Native Youth Report, released on Wednesday, finds that Native youth and Native education “are in a state of emergency.”
Librarians and directors are making the most of sometimes limited funds to help tribal citizens further their educational and job prospects.
The goal was achieved last week when the California Supreme Court granted a posthumous law license to Hong Yen Chang, who had been denied the right to practice as a result of race-based exclusion laws.
Begun in 2013, the free-of-charge, weekend workshops target AAPI high school students, college freshmen and sophomores and their parents — especially families who lack college-going experience.
The University of California, Los Angeles’s Asian American Studies Center’s Suyama Project aims to preserve the history of Japanese American resistance during World War II.
Many low-income, first-generation-to-college students rely on Pell Grants. For Hispanic students, who in years past have been less likely to borrow money to fund their educations, the grants are particularly crucial.
There’s a broad effort to encourage and steer more community college graduates in California — especially minorities and other underrepresented populations — into law school.
At the 10th Annual American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education’s National Conference in March, Dr. Estela Bensimon will receive the Outstanding Latino/a Faculty in Higher Education: Research/Teaching (Research Institutions) award.
Experts say HBCUs are not faring well overall when it comes to ensuring that members of the LGBTQA community are afforded the same rights as others.
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.
In recent months, some elected officials and veterans groups have expressed concern over added restrictions and reported difficulties in obtaining the benefits.
Many veterans face an array of challenges in making the transition to college life, but an increasing number of colleges and universities are taking steps to help.
Congressional hearing discusses best practices to support veterans and active duty military in higher education.
Michigan State University and the University of Rwanda are teaming up to start a degree program aimed at helping women in the East African nation get a stronger foothold in agribusiness.
Former Norfolk State University track star and Paralympic winner, April Holmes, overcomes adversity, wins prestigious award.
WASHINGTON — The 114th Congress that convenes today will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly White and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
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