Subfeature - Higher Education

Black College Advocate Questions Funding Formula for Southern University Campuses

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press Writer | October 1, 2009
While serving as an appointee on a panel examining ways to overhaul Louisiana public college sy [...] Read more

Louisiana Needs More Two-year College Grads, State Labor Official Says

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press Writer | September 30, 2009
The Louisiana Workforce Commission executive director told state officials that, while Louisian [...] Read more

Making It Known That Latinos Have an Education ‘Ally and Partner’

by Charles Dervarics |
White House Hispanic education leader seeks to build links to educators and improve visibility [...] Read more

Hampton U. Summit To Promote Marriage, Two-Parent Families

by Zinie Chen Sampson, Associated Press Writer | September 29, 2009
Hampton University brings together religious leaders, psychologists, public health workers [...] Read more

U of ND Faces Deadline on Fighting Sioux Name

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Writer | September 28, 2009
Unless the University of North Dakota gets the support of the state's two Sioux tribes by [...] Read more

Black Coaching Appointments Paying Dividends

by F. Matthews | September 25, 2009
When Miami’s Randy Shannon and Houston’s Kevin Sumlin lead their teams onto the football fi [...] Read more

New Dartmouth President Inaugurated

by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press Writer | September 23, 2009
Dartmouth College inaugurated Jim Yoon Kim as its president. Kim is the first Asian-American to [...] Read more

Republican Leader Says Party Must Court Blacks

by ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press Writer |
RNC Chair Michael Steele told audience at historically Black college that many African-Ame [...] Read more

Review: A Look At All Other Sides of A University Presidency

by Wayne Jones | September 22, 2009
Dr. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s book, “Big Man on Campus: A University President Speaks Out [...] Read more

Health Disparities Pose High Cost for American Economy, Researchers Say

by Arelis Hernandez |
For years minority health advocates have made a social justice argument to bring national atten [...] Read more

NC Community Colleges to Enroll Undocumented Students

by Associated Press |
RALEIGH, N.C.  _ North Carolina's community college system voted Friday to admit undocumen [...] Read more

On the Money: Getting Started with 529 College Savings Plans

by CANDICE CHOI, AP Personal Finance Writer |
Though still not widely used, 529 savings plans got a fresh endorsement last week when the Obam [...] Read more

When Perception Becomes Reality

by VICTORIA LIM | September 17, 2009
Survey reveals what Mexican-American students expect to achieve does not coincide with their go [...] Read more
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