Featured - Higher Education

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

Delaware State Trustee Reflects on Interim Presidency

by Reginald Stuart | January 19, 2010
Dr. Claibourne Smith's tenure as interim leader of Delaware State inspires him to take a more a [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: Finishing College “Something I Have to Do”

by William J. Ford | January 15, 2010
Luis Arias walks around Marquette University's campus toting books, pens and other materials ev [...] Read more

Experts: Time for a New Dialogue on Race

by Dianne Hayes | January 14, 2010
A diverse group of national leaders gathered on Capitol Hill this week to establish a new direc [...] Read more

Analysis: Post-racial Era Yet to Dawn in America

by STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press Writer | January 13, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's remarks about Barack Obama, only the latest such eruption s [...] Read more

University of Virginia Names First Female President

by Diverse staff and wire reports | January 12, 2010
The university's Board of Visitors on Monday elected Teresa Sullivan to succeed President John [...] Read more

Former Howard U. President James Cheek dies at 77

by By BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press | January 11, 2010
WASHINGTON — James E. Cheek, who served as Howard University's president for 20 years and ove [...] Read more

Congress Expected to Focus on Education in 2010

by Charles Dervarics | January 8, 2010
The U.S. Congress is expected to turn its attention to higher education in the new year. [...] Read more

Tribal College Educator Raises America’s Multiethnic Profile

by Michelle J. Nealy | January 7, 2010
Muckleshoot Tribal College education resource coordinator Louie Gong leads nonprofit organizati [...] Read more

University of Kentucky Set to Name Phillips as Head Football Coach

by Frank J. Matthews and Joan Morgan | January 6, 2010
The University of Kentucky is set to elevate Joker Phillips, a veteran of the Wildcat football [...] Read more

Politics As Usual For The Professoriate

by Lydia Lum | January 5, 2010
Career scholars routinely tapped for high-level policymaking jobs in government. [...] Read more

Obama’s Presidential Campaign Explored by Language Scholars

by Christina Hernandez | January 4, 2010
Professors and students of languages and literature examined the historic campaign and election [...] Read more

Minority Hires a Priority On Capitol Hill

by Charles Dervarics | December 23, 2009
Government agencies and MSI advocates seek new ways to boost minority participation in federal [...] Read more

Like Du Bois, UPenn Scholar Has Focused on Interdisciplinary Work

by Jamal Eric Watson | December 22, 2009
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, the Lasry Family Endowed Professor of Race Relations at the University of P [...] Read more