Featured - Higher Education

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

Criminal Justice Scholar Dispels Racial Stereotypes

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | February 5, 2010
At Penn State Harrisburg, Dr. Shaun Gabbidon focuses primarily on three areas: racial profiling [...] Read more

Miss. HBCU Merger Proposal Halted; JSU President Faces Scrutiny

by Pearl Stewart | February 4, 2010
Public discussion in Mississippi has now moved from merging the three HBCUs to how to adequatel [...] Read more

Struggling Through the Cuts

by Lydia Lum | February 3, 2010
California students and faculty grapple with the effects of draconian state cuts to postseconda [...] Read more

Obama Budget Plans More for Education

by Charles Dervarics | February 2, 2010
Federal education programs would receive a 7-percent boost under the Obama administration’s p [...] Read more

Protesters Reflect on Success of Student Sit-ins

by Martha Waggoner, Associated Press Writer | February 1, 2010
Fifty years ago today, four college freshmen walked quietly into a Greensboro dime store, bough [...] Read more

Academy Standing Up for the Count

by Reginald Stuart | January 29, 2010
With federal dollars on the line, colleges are working to prevent an undercount of college stud [...] Read more

Cal State Unveils Plan to Increase Graduation Rates for Students of Color

by Arelis Hernandez | January 28, 2010
An initiative aimed at increasing the graduation rates of under-represented students at the nat [...] Read more

Minority Male Plight Demands Broad U.S. Action, College Board Says

by Ronald Roach | January 27, 2010
A College Board report highlighting the “overwhelming barriers” U.S. minority males confron [...] Read more

World Bank Seeks Diverse U.S. Employees

by Ronald Roach | January 26, 2010
This past fall the World Bank launched a new chapter in its long-running diversity and inclusio [...] Read more

Health Care Debate Carries Implications for College Students

by Charles Dervarics | January 25, 2010
While pundits in Washington, D.C., assess the effect of the Massachusetts Senate outcome on the [...] Read more

Higher Education Leaders Urged To Recognize U.S. Disparities, Their Impact on the Academy

by Ronald Roach and Arelis Hernandez | January 22, 2010
Barack Obama’s presidential election may have convinced some Americans that they’re living [...] Read more

Scholars Speak Out on Haiti

by Lois Elfman | January 21, 2010
In the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Diverse interviews three scholars of Hait [...] Read more

Lottery-winning Alumnus Donates $10 Million to South Carolina HBCU

by Arelis Hernandez | January 20, 2010
Hoping to spread the joy of a $260 million Powerball lottery jackpot, the Rev. Solomon Jackson [...] Read more