Hernandez was a gifted professional football player by day and a thug at night.
A student’s first-choice school may not necessarily be the best one for them.
With the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign announcement on Sunday, it’s time to once again ponder, “What does Hillary think about higher ed?”
The president of North Carolina’s community college system is leaving to become president of Northern Virginia Community College.
A Tennessee State University professor has a received a $500,000 USDA grant to research new ways of preventing foodborne illness.
As the college continues to regroup from the blow it was dealt several years ago, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, the body that oversees California’s community colleges, has come under increasing scrutiny.
The city of Philadelphia just joined the vanguard of states and cities implementing free tuition at local community colleges.
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.
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 temporary reprieve from deportation for certain undocumented students has helped, but the students still suffer disproportionately high levels of anxiety under the tenuous arrangement.
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.
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.
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.
After a basketball game or hard practice, don’t expect to find the 2015 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Sports Scholar of the Year taking a break or chilling out. Expect to find the lights on and his head buried in an organic chemistry or neurobiology textbook.
The 2015 Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year always rises to meet a challenge, whether it’s on the volleyball court, in the classroom or in her personal life.
One of the most acclaimed point guards in women’s basketball, Dawn Staley, is also making history as a coach, motivator and leader.
The Tennessee HBCU is suspending instruction for the fall 2015 semester and its board hopes it can restructure to better position itself to advance the viability of the college.
Dr. Curtis B. Charles, who currently serves as the senior associate vice chancellor for institutional transformation at Fayetteville State University and founding executive director of the Center for Defense and Homeland Security, has been selected to lead Tiffin University in Ohio.
A coalition of civil rights leaders are calling on the leadership of the U.S. Senate to immediately call for a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the nation’s next U.S. attorney general.
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.
Sacramento State’s Full Circle initiative, highlighted at the APAHE conference, is a federally funded endeavor aimed at reducing educational disparities among Asian American subgroups and improving graduation rates.
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.
In ‘Pages for All Ages’ project, Miami-Dade College students develop skills and gain confidence while helping elementary school children with basic reading and writing instruction.
A recent report titled “The Racial Wealth Gap” examined, in conjunction with other factors, the role education plays in the persistent wealth gap between minorities and their White counterparts in this country.
When Latin American history professor Peter Szok first rode one of the “red devil” buses in Panama City as a graduate student in the early 1990s, he soon realized that the experience would be much more than just a regular bus trip.
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.
The nationwide movement that is designed to mobilize a million STEM mentors to encourage and guide girls and young women into STEM careers.
Former Norfolk State University track star and Paralympic winner, April Holmes, overcomes adversity, wins prestigious award.
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