News Round up - Higher Education

Bill: College Leaders Must Be Told of Sex Misconduct Cases

by Associated Press | April 12, 2018
LANSING, Mich. — The governing board of each Michigan public university would be required to [...] Read more

For Marching Bands at Historically Black Schools, It’s ‘About the Showmanship’

by Associated Press | April 11, 2018
ATLANTA — Five drum majors approach midfield and snap into high-stepping formation, capes swi [...] Read more

Vandalized Jewish Books Replaced at University

by Associated Press |
BELLINGHAM — Seven books that vandals damaged with anti-Semitic messages have been replaced a [...] Read more

Senior Golf? Nebraska College Team Has 61-Year-Old Freshman

by Associated Press |
BELLEVUE, Neb. — Don Byers didn’t know he was auditioning for a spot on the Bellevue Un [...] Read more

University Removing Ex-President’s Name After Link to Abuse

by Associated Press | April 10, 2018
ERIE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania university is removing photos and erasing the name of one of its f [...] Read more

Shatner to Give Commencement Address at Rhode Island School

by Associated Press |
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Capt. Kirk is beaming down to a Rhode Island college this spring to de [...] Read more

Arizona Court Rejects Lower In-State Tuition for Immigrants

by Associated Press |
PHOENIX — Arizona’s three state universities and its largest community college district [...] Read more

University of Chicago Countersues Over Withdrawn $100M Gift

by Associated Press | April 9, 2018
CHICAGO — The University of Chicago is countersuing a benefactor that pledged a $100-million [...] Read more

Chance the Rapper to Address Dillard University’s 2018 Grads

by Associated Press |
Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper will deliver this year’s commencement addre [...] Read more

Ohio State Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree Amid Retrial

by Associated Press |
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University has revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby w [...] Read more

Advocates Say School Gun Clubs Teach Discipline, Not Violence

by Associated Press | April 8, 2018
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore [...] Read more

Howard University Students End Sit-In Protest

by Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — The occupation of a university administration building in Washington, D.C. by st [...] Read more

Shaw University Hosts Memorial Service, Luncheon for President Emeritus

by Diverse Staff |
Shaw University will host a memorial service and luncheon April 14 to celebrate Dr. Talbert O. [...] Read more

Cultural Diversity Highlights 2018 List of Guggenheim Fellows

by Diverse Staff | April 5, 2018
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced Thursday its 2018 recipients of annual [...] Read more

Howard Faculty ‘No Confidence’ Voting Ends Friday

by Diverse Staff |
During a three-day balloting period that began Wednesday and ends Friday, Howard University’s [...] Read more