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Scholars Hold Mixed Reactions About an Oprah Presidential Run

by | January 10, 2018
While Oprah Winfrey has had a successful career as a businesswoman, philanthropist and an advoc [...] Read more

Aligning Faith With Diversity

by | January 9, 2018
Messiah College, a small, liberal arts Christian school in Pennsylvania, has made diversity a p [...] Read more

Colgate’s Mosaic Initiative, a Bridge Between Multicultural Alumni and Students

by | January 8, 2018
Tapping into its alumni network, Colgate University has created an innovative initiative that b [...] Read more

Obama Aide Challenges College Presidents to Encourage Civic Engagement

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Valerie B. Jarrett—who for eight years served as a senior advisor to President Barack Obama [...] Read more

More Community Colleges Are Hiring Chief Diversity Officers

by | January 4, 2018
Following the model of four-year institutions, community colleges across the country have now b [...] Read more

A Seasoned HBCU Leader Takes the Helm of TMCF

by Reginald Stuart |
Dr. Harry Williams, the new leader of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is known among peers f [...] Read more

A Cheerleader for Art Education

by | January 3, 2018
When Samuel — or Sammy — Hoi, president of Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), was aw [...] Read more

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