Featured - Higher Education

Locked Out of Higher Education

by Garry Boulard | March 3, 2010
State budget cuts are crippling support for prison education programs throughout the U.S. [...] Read more

UT-Austin Professor Works To Close Latino Gender Gap in Higher Ed

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | March 1, 2010
Dr. Victor Saenz, an assistant professor of higher education administration at The University o [...] Read more

Obama Initiative May Cut Loan Burdens

by Charles Dervarics | February 26, 2010
Income-based student loan programs get a boost, to benefit struggling borrowers during this eco [...] Read more

Caribbeans Urged to Write in Ancestry on U.S. Census

by Jennifer Kay, Associated Press | February 25, 2010
Identify yourself as being of "Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin" on the 2010 U.S. Census ques [...] Read more

Univision, Feds Launch Hispanic Education Campaign

by Diverse Staff | February 24, 2010
Univision, in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. Department of [...] Read more

HBCU Case Study Documents How Schools Can Help Students Pay Back Loans

by Arelis Hernandez | February 23, 2010
A new report released Tuesday called “Lowering Student Loan Default Rates: What One Consorti [...] Read more

High School Graduation Rates Low Where Most American Indians, Alaska Natives Live, Report Says

by Mary Annette Pember | February 19, 2010
A new national report has found that fewer than 50 percent of Native American Indian and Alaska [...] Read more

Coming to Grips With Negrophobia

by Arelis Hernandez | February 18, 2010
Though they share heritage and language, the relationship between Black Latin Americans and the [...] Read more

Racially-Targeted Billboard Campaign Links African-Americans, Abortion

by Errin Haines, Associated Press Writer | February 17, 2010
Among African-American leaders opposing a racially-targeted pro-life billboard campaign, Spelma [...] Read more

Black Professor Denied Tenure at Emerson Vindicated by Report

by Arelis Hernandez | February 16, 2010
Emerson College has released a report produced by an independent panel that has found fault w [...] Read more

UAH Professor’s Family, Friends: No Suspicion of Potential Violence

by Desiree Hunter and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press Writers | February 15, 2010
An Alabama professor accused of shooting six colleagues was vocal in her resentment over being [...] Read more

Black History Special Book Review: Redefining ‘Black Power’

by Angela P. Dodson | February 12, 2010
Images from the heyday of the Black Power movement live on in popular culture, but the view ten [...] Read more

Black History Special: Students Mentored By Civil Rights Veterans Changed American History

by Robert Anthony Watts | February 11, 2010
In 1960, students attending colleges and universities in Greensboro, N.C., Nashville, and locat [...] Read more

Obama’s First Year: Many Ideas, Some Achievements

by Charles Dervarics | February 10, 2010
For many higher education leaders, President Barack Obama’s first year presented a watershed [...] Read more

Revised FAFSA Form Easing Financial Aid Process

by Charles Dervarics | February 9, 2010
The Obama administration unveiled the new FAFSA form recently in a visit to a high school in W [...] Read more