The recent racial profiling of Yale University student Tahj Blow by campus police this past weekend has re-ignited debates and renewed considerable attention to targeting of minority students on predominantly White campuses.
New push to disaggregate data that uncovers disparities for NHPIs.
There have been numerous conversations across social media about whether the free community college proposal will kill off historically Black colleges and universities.
Grambling State University officials will meet with the Louisiana State Board of Nursing next month to learn the fate of the university’s undergraduate nursing program.
The University of California, Santa Barbara, has become the fourth UC campus and the nation’s first major research university to be recognized for having a student body that is at least one-quarter Hispanic, university officials announced Wednesday.
In an effort to improve the outcomes for underrepresented men of color at community colleges, a new national consortium is being launched with the intended purpose of strategizing over how best to serve this growing demographic.
America’s College Promise offers a vision around which states, community colleges, foundations, research organizations, corporations, activists and citizens can mobilize to bring long-term innovation to community colleges.
Morehead State University didn’t violate First Amendment rights or commit disability discrimination when it denied tenure to an assistant professor of art history, a unanimous federal appeals panel has ruled.
New research shows that African Americans and Caribbean Blacks who experience multiple types of discrimination are at a much greater risk for a variety of mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
A Florida college, founded just 25 years ago, is part of a growing trend of institutions focusing on students with learning disabilities.
A Diverse 2015 Emerging Scholar, Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera’s research in border studies is designed to effect change on both sides of the southeast U.S.- Mexico border.
Although Cuba is not far from the United States, the historical, political and bureaucratic chasm that separates the two nations can be vast.
Young immigrants who attained deportation relief under the 2012 Obama administration program fault new immigration plan for not including measures that would help their undocumented parents.
Experts say HBCUs are not faring well overall when it comes to ensuring that members of the LGBTQA community are afforded the same rights as others.
When Derrick Gordon decided last April to become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball to publicly come out, he wasn’t sure what kind of reaction he would receive.
As times and student demographics change, HBCUs will be increasingly challenged to ensure that all students are equally protected and valued on campus.
In the wake of conference realignments and game-changing court decisions, stakeholders in non-revenue-generating intercollegiate sports wonder what the future holds.
Former Norfolk State University track star and Paralympic winner, April Holmes, overcomes adversity, wins prestigious award.
With so much on the line, the coach is under immense pressure to win at any cost. That cost often is the education and well-being of the student-athletes under their tutelage.
A small but growing number of Black parents are retrieving video cameras in order to record themselves whipping their children, then posting videos of the whippings on social media websites, such as Facebook, to embarrass their children to get them to discontinue any non-desirous behavior.
A consortium including 13 historically Black colleges and universities has launched an ambitious pipeline initiative aimed at recruiting and training cybersecurity professionals and researchers.
Educators say that the ability to build a sense of community on campus is most critical for attracting and retaining Native American students.
The White House 2014 Native Youth Report, released on Wednesday, finds that Native youth and Native education “are in a state of emergency.”
Librarians and directors are making the most of sometimes limited funds to help tribal citizens further their educational and job prospects.
A Korean American chemistry instructor can pursue allegations that Delgado Community College denied her a promotion and then terminated her because of racial and national origin discrimination, a federal appeals court has ruled.
A former evangelical minister, Jess Delegencia led a conference session last week examining the intersections—and historical lack thereof—among Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), Christianity and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
AAPI community college students who participate in federally funded intervention programs are likelier than nonparticipating peers to earn associate’s degrees.
There’s a broad effort to encourage and steer more community college graduates in California — especially minorities and other underrepresented populations — into law school.
At the 10th Annual American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education’s National Conference in March, Dr. Estela Bensimon will receive the Outstanding Latino/a Faculty in Higher Education: Research/Teaching (Research Institutions) award.
At a panel focusing on Hispanic-serving institutions, panelists looked to the past and future of the institutions that are predominantly serving one of the fastest growing demographics in the nation.
The nation’s oldest historically Black private university named an educator and college administrator on Monday to serve as its president as it struggles with financial and other issues.
The Freedom 50 conference on the Tougaloo campus commemorates the 50th anniversary of the bloody 1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi.
Arguably one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, her work has been taken up by a new generation.
In recent months, some elected officials and veterans groups have expressed concern over added restrictions and reported difficulties in obtaining the benefits.
Many veterans face an array of challenges in making the transition to college life, but an increasing number of colleges and universities are taking steps to help.
Congressional hearing discusses best practices to support veterans and active duty military in higher education.
Michigan State University and the University of Rwanda are teaming up to start a degree program aimed at helping women in the East African nation get a stronger foothold in agribusiness.
WASHINGTON — The 114th Congress that convenes today will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly White and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
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