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Experts Determined to Boost Hispanic Business-oriented Ph.D. Attainment

by Catherine Morris | April 24, 2016 Hispanics remain underrepresented in academe, particularly in terms of business Ph.D. attainmen Read more

Retention Grant Keeping Dreams Alive at Georgia State

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 14, 2016
Georgia State University’s Panther Retention Grant program is helping students [...] Read more

Is Affirmative Action Failing the Students It Was Designed For?

by Kevin Brown |
Since the “Harvard Revelation,” several scholars have noted the changing racial and [...] Read more
Excelencia: Community Colleges Need to Embrace Latino Role

Excelencia: Community Colleges Need to Embrace Latino Role

by Cassandra West | April 12, 2016
President Sarita Brown said she believes community colleges can play a critical role in assurin [...] Read more
Lumina Reports Uptick in College Completion

Lumina Reports Uptick in College Completion

by Catherine Morris | April 11, 2016
College completion numbers show incremental improvement from last year, according to the annual [...] Read more

Puerto Rico Debt Crisis More Than Just an Economic Issue

by Catherine Morris | April 5, 2016
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis is a humanitarian crisis impacting the most vulnerable groups on th [...] Read more

Professor Tackles Turbulent History of Latinos and the LAPD

by Lydia Lum |
Scholars present research in the growing area of Chicana/o and Latina/o geography, specifically [...] Read more
Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion

Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion

by by Evelyn Waiwaiole, Jillian Kinzie and Sarita Brown |
Both community colleges and bachelor’s degree-granting institutions across the country are re [...] Read more

Only Half of U.S. Students Taking ‘College-Ready’ Courses

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 4, 2016
Only about half of all U.S. high school students actually take the sequence of courses they nee [...] Read more
More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 30, 2016
A survey found that roughly half of the 227 institutions responding reported an increase in the [...] Read more

UVA Student Group Supporting Undocumented Students Finds Its Footing

by Catherine Morris |
A new student group at the University of Virginia—DREAMers on Grounds—is working to create [...] Read more

The Benefits of Campus Activism

by Clenora Hudson-Weems | March 21, 2016
Student unrest and campus activism historically has been responsible in many ways for bringing [...] Read more

11 Higher Ed Institutions Uniting to Boost Minority Students’ Grad Rates

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 10, 2016
Eleven institutions of higher education are joining an Education Trust-led initiative meant to [...] Read more

Recruitment and Retention Key in Diversifying Faculty at Public Schools

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 8, 2016
A recent panel at Howard University explored the demographic mismatch between public school tea [...] Read more

Education Expert: There’s Not Enough Follow Through on Equity Policies

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 28, 2016
Estela Bensimon says that, despite the emergence of favorable policies meant to bring about mor [...] Read more
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