Featured - Higher Education

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

Stan State Dedicates Diversity Center

by | November 30, 2017
California State University Stanislaus, known as Stan State, recently dedicated a new Diversity [...] Read more

Colleges Look to Encourage More Minorities to Study the Environment

by | November 29, 2017
As the world responds to climate change, what is the role universities can play in ensuring peo [...] Read more

Chicago STAR Scholars Program Provides College Access

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 28, 2017
The Chicago STAR Scholars program enables students who graduate from Chicago Public Schools wit [...] Read more

How Faculty of Color Hurt Their Careers Helping Universities with Diversity

by Jeremy House | November 27, 2017
New research backs up previous studies that suggest professors of color may be imperiling their [...] Read more

Marc Lamont Hill Launches Bookstore in Hometown

by | November 26, 2017
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a public intellectual and television commentator, is opening a Black-owne [...] Read more

Leaders Address Shortage of Black Men in Medical Profession

by | November 20, 2017
Concerned with the disparities in the medical field, experts and university administrators gath [...] Read more

Gathering Designed to Foster Mentorship Among MSI Leaders

by | November 19, 2017
In an effort to create a pipeline of college leaders ready to one day become a college presiden [...] Read more

Hampton Joins the Big South Conference

by Gregory Clay | November 16, 2017
In a move that could cause a cultural shift and change the balance of power in HBCU athletics, [...] Read more

Tribal College Presidents Share a Common Bond

| November 15, 2017
In early August, more than three dozen Tribal College and University (TCU) presidents arrived a [...] Read more

At 63, Descendant of Slaves is Helping Georgetown Reconcile its Past

by | November 14, 2017
Melisande Short-Colomb took up Georgetown’s offer to begin a complicated process of reconcili [...] Read more