Featured - Higher Education

Quid Pro Quo Deal Allows Lincoln to Renovate Its Image

by Reginald Stuart | December 17, 2009
Lincoln University gave up ‘control' of a prized art collection, gaining a chance to remake i [...] Read more

HBCUs a Bargain Compared with Other Private Colleges, UNCF Says

by Charles Dervarics | December 16, 2009
Applications are on the increase at many private Black colleges, the United Negro College Fund [...] Read more

Changing the Measures of Success for HBCUs

by Arelis Hernandez | December 15, 2009
Public HBCUs want institutional graduation rates to reflect social and economic obstacles borne [...] Read more

No Laughing Matter

by Jamal Eric Watson | December 14, 2009
Comedian Bill Cosby spreads his message for Black families through town hall meetings, social n [...] Read more

Mentorship Program Empowers Asian-American Students at Penn

by Lydia Lum | December 11, 2009
PAACH connects Asian-American studies to student life at the University of Pennsylvania [...] Read more

Despite Struggles, Pioneering Black Studies Department Presses Forward

by Ronald Roach | December 10, 2009
A target in the 1990s culture wars, Temple University's venerable African American studies depa [...] Read more

Principal Certification May Boost Learning, Colleges of Education

by Charles Dervarics | December 9, 2009
A gathering of the nation's leading educators met in Washington Tuesday to unveil plans for a f [...] Read more

California Higher Ed Chiefs Urge Renewed Investment

by Arelis Hernandez | December 8, 2009
The heads of California's three-tiered higher education system urged state legislators to boos [...] Read more

Reviving A Neglected National Treasure

by B. Denise Hawkins | December 7, 2009
Cheyney University appoints advisory panel to revitalize academics and operations at the strugg [...] Read more

Study Says Toddlers Born to Latina Immigrants Lag Behind Whites in Basic-language Skills

by Karen Shih | December 4, 2009
Children born to immigrant Latinas are generally born healthy, but tend to lag behind other gro [...] Read more

Documentarian Develops Curricula to Dispel HIV/AIDS Myths in Black Community

by Karen Shih | December 3, 2009
When Claudia Pryor's cousin was diagnosed with AIDS in the 1980s, she was the only family membe [...] Read more

Kanter Gets Candid About Accelerating American Achievement

by Charles Dervarics | December 2, 2009
U.S. Education Department under secretary is driving the Obama administration's higher educatio [...] Read more

HBCUs Step Up to the HIV Challenge

by B. Denise Hawkins | December 1, 2009
Impact of HIV on Blacks compels historically Black colleges and universities to develop initiat [...] Read more

Temple U. Establishes Center to Study, Promote Diversity-Related Issues

by Christina Hernandez | November 30, 2009
The discussion about race and the Philadelphia public school system had already lasted 20 minut [...] Read more

Despite Pact, Few Blacks at Coast Guard School

by Dennis Conrad, Associated Press Writer | November 25, 2009
Eight years after the U.S. Coast Guard and the NAACP signed a voluntary agreement to collaborat [...] Read more