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Howard University Appoints Comey to Endowed Chair

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 23, 2017
In a move seen as a win for HBCUs and a potential boon for diversity in America’s intelligenc [...] Read more

Knoxville College Clings to Hope of ‘Rebirth’

by Tiffany Pennamon | August 22, 2017
After Knoxville College lost its accreditation in 1997, it has struggled financially, and enrol [...] Read more

National Study Shows Freshmen Better Off Taking 15 Credits

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 21, 2017
Students who took 15 credits during their first year of college did better academically and wer [...] Read more

St. Philip’s College Embraces Dual Identity

by Catherine Morris | August 17, 2017
Artemisia Bowden St. Philip’s College has the distinction of being both a historically Black [...] Read more

Unaccredited and Undeterred: Morris Brown Seeks Turnaround

by Gia Savage | August 16, 2017
Morris Brown College, a historically Black institution in Atlanta, Georgia, lost its accreditat [...] Read more

Those Fighting to Save DACA Still Seeking Answers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Now, just a couple of months past the five-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhoo [...] Read more

UVA Standing Firm in Wake of Charlottesville Violence

by Tiffany Pennamon | August 14, 2017
The nation and American democracy has progressed despite hateful bigotry for more than two cent [...] Read more

HBCU and Congressional Leaders Push Trump Administration to Fill Key Post

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Gia Savage | August 13, 2017
Now that the White House Initiative on historically Black Colleges and Universities has remaine [...] Read more

Future of UNC Center for Civil Rights Remains Uncertain

by Catherine Morris | August 10, 2017
After 16 years of providing legal relief to North Carolina’s most vulnerable residents, the f [...] Read more

GWU, Among Urban Colleges Providing Scholarships to Locals

| August 9, 2017
A George Washington University scholarship has eliminated concerns about paying for college — [...] Read more

New Application Tool is Revolutionizing College Admissions

by A.K. Brunini | August 8, 2017
Jewel White, who recently completed two years at Thomas Nelson Community College, looked to Zee [...] Read more

A Public But Controversial Spokesman for HBCUs

by Ya-Marie Sesay | August 7, 2017
He’s become an ardent defender of President Donald J. Trump, taking to the public airways to [...] Read more

Private Colleges Say Collaboration Would Drive Down Tuition

by Catherine Morris | August 3, 2017
The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has proposed that Con [...] Read more

Experts: Intimidation at Heart Department of Justice Plan

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 2, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice’s recently revealed plan to investigate and sue colleges that [...] Read more

Expert: U.S. Higher Ed a Key Resource for Global Outreach

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 1, 2017
American colleges and universities are an “essential part of our nation’s diplomatic outrea [...] Read more