Higher Education News and Jobs

Studies Show MSIs Best Value in Higher Education

by Jamal Eric Watson | December 6, 2015
When it comes to the best return on investment regarding a college education, minority-serving [...] Read more

Hire a Chief Diversity Officer, Check!

by Eugene T. Parker | December 3, 2015
At colleges and universities across the nation as a response to a campus crisis or incident of [...] Read more
Cherokee Tribe Gifts $4M to University’s Seminary Hall

Cherokee Tribe Gifts $4M to University’s Seminary Hall

by Associated Press | December 2, 2015
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. ― The Cherokee Nation has given $4 million to preserve and renovate a 126-ye [...] Read more

College Grad Rates Don’t Always Benefit All Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Higher graduation rates do not always result in closing the gap between White students and stud [...] Read more
Celebrating Differences Among Students

Celebrating Differences Among Students

by Emma White | December 1, 2015
Celebrating the cultural differences between students in the classroom helps to create a nurtur [...] Read more

Tradition of Exclusion at PWIs Harmful for Diversity

by Autumn A. Arnett | November 30, 2015
The success that HBCUs, tribal colleges, Hispanic-Serving Institutions and other minority-servi [...] Read more

Race Amity Over Enmity Focus of Recent Conference

by David Pluviose | November 29, 2015
Expert says, although history books and contemporary media are replete with accounts of enmity [...] Read more
Washington University Cancels Classes Over Hate Speech

Washington University Cancels Classes Over Hate Speech

by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press | November 24, 2015
SEATTLE  — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington s [...] Read more

A Lesson in Isolation: Being Hopi in Higher Education

by Sandy Kewanhaptewa-Dixon | November 23, 2015
I find it difficult to play the token Indian, to be one of the few Native role models and the o [...] Read more
Brown University Announces $100M Plan on Racism, Diversity

Brown University Announces $100M Plan on Racism, Diversity

by Associated Press | November 22, 2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University says it plans to spend $100 million over the next decade [...] Read more

Native Imagery in Sports Remains Hot-Button Issue

by Autumn A. Arnett | November 19, 2015
Tribal members crown the homecoming chief and princess with authentic Seminole regalia at Flori [...] Read more
Fighting Hawks Picked as University of North Dakota Nickname

Fighting Hawks Picked as University of North Dakota Nickname

by By Dave Kolpack, Associated Press | November 18, 2015
FARGO, N.D. ― University of North Dakota backers have selected Fighting Hawks as the school [...] Read more

Jacobs ‘Four Arrows’ Educates on Plight of Native Americans

by Jamal Eric Watson | November 16, 2015
When it comes to promoting education, Dr. Don Trent Jacobs — most commonly known as “Four A [...] Read more

Obama Continues to Promote Education at Tribal Nations Conference

by Catherine Morris | November 5, 2015
The Tribal Nations Conference is the result of what the White House characterizes as a goal of [...] Read more

SACNAS Conference Emphasizes Power of Network of Mentors

by Catherine Morris | November 1, 2015
The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science conference ex [...] Read more