News - Higher Education




University of Rochester to Give Frederick Douglass Honorary Degree Posthumously

by | May 9, 2018

Frederick Douglass — the former Maryland slave who later emerged as a prominent abolitionist

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Tuskegee Names Lily D. McNair as President

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The selection of Dr. Lily D. McNair as Tuskegee University’s eighth president is being hailed

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University of California Nurses, Cooks Strike for Third Day

University of California Nurses, Cooks Strike for Third Day

by Associated Press |

SAN FRANCISCO — Thousands of University of California nurses, pharmacists and other medical s

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Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Women As Graduation Speakers

Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Women As Graduation Speakers

by Associated Press |

This graduation season, the podium is all hers. For the first time in at least two decades, the

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David Hogg Is Postponing College to Push Gun Control

David Hogg Is Postponing College to Push Gun Control

by Associated Press |

PARKLAND, Fla. — Marjory Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg says he wants voters to know whi

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Mothering Behind Bars

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As we grow older, Mother's Day evokes grief over the loss of grandmothers and other mother figu

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African King to Give Commencement Speech at Ohio University

African King to Give Commencement Speech at Ohio University

by Associated Press | May 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — An African monarch with a special connection to a small Ohio university w

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Mexican Authorities Dispute U.S. College Student Was Murdered

Mexican Authorities Dispute U.S. College Student Was Murdered

by Associated Press |

BOSTON – The family of an American college student who died on spring break in Mexico say

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Charles Steger, Former Virginia Tech President, Dies at 70

Charles Steger, Former Virginia Tech President, Dies at 70

by Associated Press |

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger Jr., who led the instituti

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Community College Classes Resume After Shooting Threat

Community College Classes Resume After Shooting Threat

by Diverse Staff |

HOUSTON – Houston Community College Central Campus will reopen for business as usual Wedn

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Who Is An Effective Community College Leader?

by David Lucander |

There are few books that I looked forward to reading as much as Cheryl L. Hyman’s Reinvention

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Professor Explores Dark Side of the Anti-Trafficking Movement

by Lois Elfman |

A rising young academic, Dr. Elena Shih — assistant professor of American Studies and Ethnic

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Billionaire Chen Yidan Uses His Resources to Focus on Education

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HONG KONG — He is sometimes called the Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates of China. And like Zucke

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Academics Remember Renowned Literary Scholar Marcellus Blount

by | May 7, 2018

Former students and professional colleagues are mourning the death of Dr. Marcellus Blount, a w

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Shooting Threat Closes Houston Community College Campus

by Sammy G. Allen |

HOUSTON—For the second day in a row, the Houston Community College Central Campus will be clo

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