Featured - Higher Education

Fellowship Program Opens Doors for Minority Researchers

by Dana Forde | July 16, 2010
The Keystone Symposia works to ensure more minority scientists can access career-advancing life [...] Read more

Dr. Wendell Logan: Musical Mentor Remembered

by William J. Ford | July 15, 2010
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine was fortunate to profile jazz studies scholar Dr. [...] Read more

Amid Criticism, Tennessee HBCU President Announces Retirement

by Acquanetta G. Donnell | July 14, 2010
Citing family and personal reasons, Dr. Melvin N. Johnson announced that he would be stepping d [...] Read more

Association Creates Plan for ‘1890’ HBCUs To Meet Modern Challenges

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 13, 2010
Dr. Lorenzo Esters has spoken resolutely about the “bold, futuristic and intentional” plan [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: UTEP Student’s Study of Success Recognized

by Valerie Menard | July 12, 2010
University of Texas at El Paso doctoral candidate wins Distinguished Scholar award for proposal [...] Read more

Book Review: Black Women, United and Hell-Bent on Doing God’s Work

by Angela P. Dodson­ | July 9, 2010
In Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion, Dr. Bettye Collier-Thomas, a [...] Read more

Students May See Some Gains Through New Textbook Rules

by Charles Dervarics | July 8, 2010
Rules provide greater transparency on pricing and restrict publishers from bundling books with [...] Read more

New Mexico Librarian Enlivens the Research Experience Among Native Students

by Lydia Lum | July 7, 2010
Paulita Aguilar is the curator of the University of New Mexico’s Indigenous Nations Library P [...] Read more

Scholarship and Activism Help Cultivate Community Farming Movement

by Katti Gray | July 6, 2010
Often assisted by local colleges, farming initiatives in small-town and urban communities teach [...] Read more

President Obama Calls for Bipartisan Immigration Reform

by Arelis Hernandez | July 2, 2010
At American University, President Barack Obama called for bipartisan action on immigration refo [...] Read more

Affirmative Action Advocates Consider Recession’s Impact on Diversity

by Whitney L.J. Howell | July 1, 2010
At a national meeting of affirmative action advocates, higher education and corporate officials [...] Read more

Federal Education Officials Urge Scholars to Pursue ‘Action-oriented Research’

by Arelis Hernandez | June 30, 2010
At a national conference on education research, federal officials on Tuesday challenged scholar [...] Read more

National Scholarship Program Rewards Academically Talented Black Students

by Paul Ruffins | June 29, 2010
The Ron Brown Scholars program provides financial and moral support for low-income yet high-ac [...] Read more

Grambling Selects New President

by Associated Press | June 28, 2010
  Grambling State University has a new president, and he's a familiar face with decades o [...] Read more

HBCUs Struggle With Lag in Academic Progress by Student Athletes

by Kimberly Davis | June 25, 2010
The NCAA’s comprehensive academic reform measure, the Academic Progress Rate (APR), has—ove [...] Read more