News Round up - Higher Education

University Mistakenly Sends 5,000 Students Acceptance Emails

by Associated Press | April 18, 2016
BUFFALO, N.Y. — More than 5,000 prospective students have mistakenly been notified by email t [...] Read more

Secret Harvard Club Breaks Silence, Followed by an Apology

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | April 14, 2016
BOSTON — A Boston business chief who broke the public silence of a 225-year-old Harvard a [...] Read more

President Obama to Deliver Howard University Commencement Address

by Diverse Staff |
President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at Howard University in Washington [...] Read more

John Kerry Urges Miami College Students to Embrace Diversity

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Secretary of State John Kerry exhorted Miami Dade Honors College students to pursue an inclusiv [...] Read more

UC Davis Spent Thousands to Scrub Pepper-spray References from Internet

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UC Davis contracted with consultants for at least $175,000 to scrub the Internet of negative on [...] Read more

Ex-Iowa State Athlete Sues School Over Response to Rape Case

by Associated Press | April 13, 2016
AMES, Iowa — A former Iowa State University basketball player who faced a rape charge tha [...] Read more

Michigan College President Could be Fired Over Spending

by Associated Press |
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — A college in southwestern Michigan says the school’s new pre [...] Read more

Penn State Survey Finds Sexual Misconduct is Common

by Mark Scolforo, Associated Press |
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A survey of sexual misconduct at Penn State’s main campus foun [...] Read more

FAMU Ranked No. 1 HBCU in Essence/Money Magazine Report

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Essence and Money magazines on Tuesday ranked Florida A&M University the top HBCU in the co [...] Read more

Children Donate $250K to Tennessee State in Parents’ Honor

by Associated Press | April 12, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The children of a couple who met at Tennessee State University in the [...] Read more

Report: U.S. Didn’t Find Trouble at College Before it Failed

by Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — Education Department reviewers found in 2013 that a major for-profit college [...] Read more

Illinois Settles with Former Athletes, ex Coach Tim Beckman

by Caryn Rousseau, Associated Press |
CHICAGO — The University of Illinois said Tuesday that it will pay $375,000 to settle a f [...] Read more

How Gordon Parks’ Photographs Implored White America to See Black Humanity

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Gordon Parks is one of America’s most celebrated photographers. He is also one of the mos [...] Read more

Egypt’s Oldest Secular University Honors Saudi Monarch

by Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | April 11, 2016
CAIRO — Egypt’s oldest secular university on Monday granted King Salman of Saudi Ar [...] Read more

UConn: Sexual Violence Survey Shows Students Feel Safe

by Associated Press |
STORRS, Conn. — A survey on sexual violence shows students feel safe on University of Con [...] Read more