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Lakin Fellows Are Prepared to Lead

by | December 21, 2017
This is the third in a three-part series, spotlighting the fellows in this year’s Thomas Laki [...] Read more

Lakin Institute Prepares Fellows for Leadership Opportunities

by | December 20, 2017
The Institute is committed to preparing Black senior-level community college executives for pos [...] Read more

Lakin Institute: Grooming the Next Wave of Community College Presidents

by | December 19, 2017
In October, a skilled group of 14 community college administrators gathered in Baltimore to beg [...] Read more

Arkansas Baptist College Fires Its President

by | December 18, 2017
Dr. Joseph L. Jones has been ousted from his role as president of the HBCU, for his “lack of [...] Read more

Arkansas Baptist College Seeks a Revival

by | December 17, 2017
Over the past few years, Arkansas Baptist College has received media attention for its troubled [...] Read more

Black Legal Scholar Sues Campbell, Catholic Universities

by | December 14, 2017
Amos Jones, the Black law professor who in July accused Campbell University of refusing to tenu [...] Read more

ATI Commits to Enroll and Support High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate-Income Students

by | December 13, 2017
Since its launch in December 2016, the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a Bloomberg Philanthro [...] Read more

Educational Leaders from Around the Globe Converge on Hong Kong to Strategize About Solutions

by | December 12, 2017
The Yidan Prize recognizes individuals whose work makes profound contributions to education res [...] Read more

FAMU’s New President Accused of Defamation for “Hot Mic” Remarks

by Pearl Stewart | December 11, 2017
Within days of being appointed president of Florida A&M University, Dr. Larry Robinson has beco [...] Read more

TMCF and Koch Collaboration Looks to Former Education Official to Lead Research Organization

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A new research initiative created to support HBCUs and research fragile communities that lack a [...] Read more

Easing the Transition from Education to Employment

by | December 7, 2017
A new grant from Strada Education Network will help prepare MSI students for employment opportu [...] Read more

Columbia Makes $100 Million Investment in Diversity

by Melanie Eversley | December 6, 2017
Columbia University is taking steps to make sure its faculty and student body look more like th [...] Read more

Lumina Foundation to Award $2.5 Million in Grants for “Addressing Hate”

by | December 5, 2017
Violence and racial chaos in Charlottesville earlier this year sparked a call to action for one [...] Read more

Context Needed in Coverage of Libya Slave Trade, Media Experts Say

by | December 4, 2017
The auctioning of hundreds of African immigrants in Libya is perhaps one of the most underrepor [...] Read more

Outgoing TMCF Leader Says HBCUs Must Boost Enrollment, Finances

by | December 3, 2017
For Johnny Taylor, this sums up the struggle of HBCUs: “The market shifted, and you are econo [...] Read more