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Jackson State Launches State’s First School of Public Health

by Ronald Roach | May 18, 2015 Jackson State University is moving forward with long-held plans to establish Mississippi’s fi Read more

Southern University System Names Presidential Contenders

by Autumn A. Arnett | May 17, 2015
Southern University’s presidential search committee announced Friday that the pool of candida [...] Read more

Xavier University Selects Verret as Next President

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 14, 2015
Dr. C. Reynold Verret, who is currently the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at [...] Read more

Southern University President to Take Reins at UDC

by Autumn A. Arnett | May 11, 2015
Ronald Mason Jr., president of the Southern University system, is expected to be named the next [...] Read more

Michelle Obama Tells Tuskegee Grads How Racism Hits Home

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 10, 2015
On Saturday, Michelle Obama became the second first lady to visit Tuskegee University and, like [...] Read more

Lifelong Learner, Activist Earns Her Degree

by Pearl Stewart |
Alabama State University cites Jean Graetz and her husband, Robert, as “famous and nationally [...] Read more

Governor Signs Bill Firing Remainder of S.C. State’s Trustees

by Pearl Stewart | May 8, 2015
The bill, passed by a Republican-dominated legislature, allows seven Republicans one week to ap [...] Read more

Drastic Fix Offered for Maryland Higher Ed

by Autumn A. Arnett |
HBCU backers call for the merger of the University of Baltimore and Morgan State University as [...] Read more

Black Higher Ed Enrollment Peaks in 2014

by Ronald Roach | May 6, 2015
The U.S. Labor Department reported last month that 70.9 percent of African-American graduating [...] Read more

Campus Leaders Must Consider Issues’ Impact

by Autumn A. Arnett | May 5, 2015
As national conversations persist about the role of race in society and the place of Black citi [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: The Sources of HBCUs’ Pain

by Matthew Lynch | April 30, 2015
The question of HBCU relevance is constantly floated in education circles but lately I’ve bee [...] Read more

Student Voices Focus on Frustration in Baltimore

by Diverse Staff |
Students on Baltimore campuses shared their thoughts on the protests in the city—and the even [...] Read more

HBCUs in South Make Confederate Memorial Day a Teachable Moment

by Pearl Stewart | April 28, 2015
For historically Black public institutions, the fact that state offices were closed in honor of [...] Read more

Congressmen Cross Aisle to Fight for HBCUs

by Autumn A. Arnett |
Representatives from both sides of the aisle came together Tuesday evening in the Rayburn House [...] Read more
Court Allows Racial Bias Suit vs. Metropolitan State to Proceed

Court Allows Racial Bias Suit vs. Metropolitan State to Proceed

by Eric Freedman | April 26, 2015
Metropolitan State University of Denver must continue to defend a racial discrimination case by [...] Read more
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