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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

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