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Randolph Dedicates Career to ‘Discovering’ Florynce Kennedy

by Lois Elfman | June 27, 2016 The course of Dr. Sherie M. Randolph’s career completely changed when she discovered Flo Kenn Read more

Willie D. Larkin Resigns After 1 Year as Grambling State University President

by Reginald Stuart | June 23, 2016
Grambling State University lost its third president in less than two years Thursday when Dr. Wi [...] Read more

Scholars: Fisher Decision Gives Colleges ‘Breathing Room’ to Consider Race in Admissions

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Catherine Morris and Jamal Watson |
A number of scholars say the Supreme Court’s decision signals that the “race-neutral” alt [...] Read more

Supreme Court Rejects Fisher, Upholds Use of Race in College Admissions

by Diverse Staff |
The U.S. Supreme Court handed the University of Texas at Austin a major victory in support of i [...] Read more
Cedar Valley College Names Osaro Airen Dean of Student Retention

Cedar Valley College Names Osaro Airen Dean of Student Retention

by Catherine Morris | June 21, 2016
Among other duties, Dr. Osaro E. Airen will administer a $2.45 million grant that will be used [...] Read more

Expert: Attrition Among Women of Color Faculty in Medical Schools Troubling

by Jamal Eric Watson |
A new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges indicates that the number of women [...] Read more

California Community Colleges Expand Transfer Deal with HBCUs

by Catherine Morris | June 20, 2016
California Community Colleges and 21 historically Black colleges and universities now have an a [...] Read more
Police Reopen Investigation into Virginia Tech’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Police Reopen Investigation into Virginia Tech’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

by Associated Press |
BLACKSBURG, Va. ― Blacksburg police said they have reopened a criminal investigation into haz [...] Read more

Will LeBron James’ Assist Actually Get Disadvantaged Youth Through College?

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 19, 2016
Though the first group of students in the Akron I PROMISE program won’t graduate high school [...] Read more

Ivory Toldson Leaving White House Initiative on HBCUs Post

by Jamal Eric Watson | June 17, 2016
Dr. Ivory A. Toldson is leaving his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on [...] Read more

South Carolina State University Off Accreditation Probation

by Reginald Stuart | June 16, 2016
South Carolina State won a significant vote of confidence Thursday when the Southern Associatio [...] Read more
40 Years After Students Sparked Apartheid’s End, a New Anger

40 Years After Students Sparked Apartheid’s End, a New Anger

by Cara Anna, Associated Press | June 15, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― The day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa’s harsh ap [...] Read more

Paul Quinn Addresses Issues in Black Community With New Institute

by Jamal Eric Watson | June 14, 2016
In an effort to address a litany of economic, educational, public policy and leadership develop [...] Read more

PwC’s $1.35M Gift to Bryant University May Spur Greater Investment in Diversity

by Jamal Eric Watson | June 10, 2016
A recent $1.35 million gift to Bryant University from PwC, the world’s largest accounting fir [...] Read more

Proposed University of California System Tuition Hike Ignites Firestorm

by Michael Levitin | June 9, 2016
The State Assembly voted to significantly raise tuition costs for out-of-state students at UC s [...] Read more
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