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Saint Augustine’s University, Bennett College on Probation

Saint Augustine’s University, Bennett College on Probation

by Reginald Stuart | December 6, 2016 Two of the nation’s oldest historically Black colleges were placed on probation Tuesday by th Read more
Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

by Catherine Morris | December 5, 2016
A new report shows a 19 percent gap in the graduation rate of Black and White bowl-bound, NCAA [...] Read more
Viewing Black Male Students as Princes, not Problems

Viewing Black Male Students as Princes, not Problems

by Ronald W. Whitaker, II and Adriel A. Hilton |
Despite the litany of studies that highlight the so-called “achievement gap,” we believe th [...] Read more
Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress

Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress

by Reginald Stuart | December 4, 2016
The nation’s 19 historically Black land-grant colleges are expected this week to have a Congr [...] Read more
Omarosa to Represent Trump at NAFEO’s Presidents and Chancellors Briefing

Omarosa to Represent Trump at NAFEO’s Presidents and Chancellors Briefing

by Reginald Stuart | December 1, 2016
Presidents of the nation’s 106 HBCUs are set this weekend for a dialogue on the impact of thi [...] Read more
Oregonian Analysis: State College Enrollment Diversifies

Oregonian Analysis: State College Enrollment Diversifies

by Associated Press | November 30, 2016
PORTLAND, Ore. — The number of Latino and multiracial students attending Oregon’s public un [...] Read more

Black Doctoral Network a ‘One-stop Shop’ for Universities

by Jamal Eric Watson | November 28, 2016
Experts say the Black Doctoral Network is the answer for colleges and universities that constan [...] Read more

Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway Named Northwestern University Provost

by Diverse Staff | November 21, 2016
Jonathan Holloway, the Dean of Yale College and the first African American to hold that positio [...] Read more
Turn the Page from November 8, 2016

Turn the Page from November 8, 2016

by | November 20, 2016
We can lament, cry and whine all we want to about this election, but it is too late. We had the [...] Read more
Cornel West Returning to Harvard Faculty

Cornel West Returning to Harvard Faculty

by Jamal Eric Watson |
Dr. Cornel West—arguably one of the nation’s most visible Black public intellectuals—will [...] Read more
Hiring Its Own Graduates Could be Key to HBCUs’ Survival

Hiring Its Own Graduates Could be Key to HBCUs’ Survival

by Megan Covington and Adriel A. Hilton |
Who would be a better fit to transform the outcome of HBCUs than qualified HBCU graduates? [...] Read more
Wake Forest University Naming Dorm for Poet Maya Angelou

Wake Forest University Naming Dorm for Poet Maya Angelou

by Associated Press |
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest University is naming a new residence hall in honor of famou [...] Read more
Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery in Groundbreaking Report

Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery in Groundbreaking Report

by Associated Press |
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University is confronting its historical ties to slavery. The N [...] Read more
Oklahoma Student in Penn Racist Chat  ‘No Longer Enrolled’

Oklahoma Student in Penn Racist Chat ‘No Longer Enrolled’

by Associated Press | November 15, 2016
NORMAN, Okla. — University of Oklahoma President David Boren says a student involved in a rac [...] Read more
Abilene Christian University Apologizes for Blackface Student Posting

Abilene Christian University Apologizes for Blackface Student Posting

by Associated Press |
ABILENE, Texas —A Christian university in Texas says some students no longer attend the schoo [...] Read more
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