Featured - Higher Education

UC Campuses Report Record Low Admission Rates

by Terence Chea, Associated Press | April 22, 2010
Admission to the University of California was more competitive than ever this year as a record [...] Read more

Biden, Duncan Tout Title IX Policy Change

by Joyce Jones | April 21, 2010
Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that strengthening Title IX is not only the right thing t [...] Read more

Hispanic-serving Institution Officials Urge Education Reform to Expand Latino Opportunity

by Arelis Hernandez | April 20, 2010
In response to the booming Latino student population across the country, the Hispanic Associat [...] Read more

Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans Grill Federal Appellate Court Judge Nominee Goodwin Liu

by David Pluviose | April 19, 2010
In his opening remarks at the confirmation hearing on law professor Goodwin Liu’s federal app [...] Read more

D.C. Students First Among 2010 Graduates Chosen as Gates Scholars

by Arelis Hernandez | April 16, 2010
Seven of 57 high-achieving Washington, D.C., students who applied for the competitive Gates sch [...] Read more

HBCUs Explore Ways To Move Beyond Tuition Dependence

by Arelis Hernandez | April 15, 2010
Historically Black college and university leaders are seeking the means to move their instituti [...] Read more

Conference Panelists: Disabled Students Would Benefit From Universal Instruction Design

by Arelis Hernandez | April 14, 2010
In the diversity movement, nearly every identity is part of the conversation but disability rem [...] Read more

Tribute: Wilma Mankiller – 1945-2010

by Dr. Claire Van Ummersen | April 13, 2010
Wilma Mankiller was a wife, a mother, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. From the tim [...] Read more

Howard University Hosts John Hope Franklin Tribute

by Michelle J. Nealy | April 12, 2010
Scholars who convened last week at Howard for a three-day symposium on Dr. John Hope Franklin's [...] Read more

Author Cultivates Young Writers With Camaraderie

by Kenneth J. Cooper | April 9, 2010
As a teacher in the University of Iowa’s storied Writers’ Workshop, James Alan McPherson de [...] Read more

Delaware State Reinstates Women’s Equestrian Team in Legal Battle

by Arelis Hernandez | April 8, 2010
Facing scrutiny over possible Title IX violations, Delaware State University has agreed to rei [...] Read more

Report: HSIs Key to Spurring Latino Movement Through STEM Pipeline

by Arelis Hernandez | April 7, 2010
A Center for Urban Education (CUE) report argues that reversing the historic underfunding of Hi [...] Read more

Report: Judiciary Decision Making Swayed by Race and Ethnicity

by William J. Ford | April 6, 2010
Comprehensive study reveals judges’ race affects outcomes in workplace racial harassment cas [...] Read more

Georgia NAACP Sues State For Underfunding Public HBCUs

by Errin Haines, Associated Press | April 5, 2010
The Georgia NAACP has sued the state, claiming it has systematically underfunded its three publ [...] Read more

Report: For-Profit Schools Better Value for Low-Income Students Than Two-Year Publics

by Arelis Hernandez | April 2, 2010
Researchers commissioned by a leading career college company released a report Thursday claimin [...] Read more