Subfeature - Higher Education

Grambling State President To Step Down

by Diverse staff | October 23, 2009
The president of historically Black Grambling State University is stepping down from his positi [...] Read more

College Tuition is Up Sharply Amid Recession

by JUSTIN POPE, AP Education Writer |
With the economy struggling, parents and students dared to hope this year might offer a break f [...] Read more

Reforms Across Multiple Policy Areas Key to Eliminating Health Disparities, Experts Say

by Ronald Roach | October 21, 2009
A panel of health policy experts Tuesday told congressional staff members and policy profession [...] Read more

U of Ill. Chancellor Quits Amid Admissions Scandal

by David Mercer |
University of Illinois Chancellor Dr. Richard Herman resigned Tuesday following months of press [...] Read more

Ore. Student Editors Sorry for ‘Kill Jews’ Humor

by Associated Press | October 19, 2009
A student editor at a Reed College campus-run humor publication in Portland says he and others [...] Read more

Spelman College Announces $150 Million Capital Campaign

by Errin Haines, Associated Press | October 16, 2009
Spelman College undertakes its most ambitious fundraising campaign in its 128-year history. [...] Read more

Predominantly Black Sorority Empowered to Expand International Aid Work

by Karen Shih |
In gaining ‘special consultative’ status from the United Nations, the Alpha Kappa Alpha sor [...] Read more

Predominantly Black Sorority Empowered to Expand International Aid Work

by Karen Shih |
In gaining ‘special consultative’ status from the United Nations, the Alpha Kappa Alpha sor [...] Read more

Scholar’s Documentary Leads to S.C. Pardon for Tom Joyner’s Great-Uncles

by Seanna Adcox, Associated Press | October 15, 2009
Research by Dr. Henry Louis Gates and a legal scholar uncovered the innocence of four Black men [...] Read more

Bay Area Digital News Project Promises Diverse Coverage

by Arelis Hernandez |
Innovative Web site news outlets, such as the Bay Area News Project, promise coverage of divers [...] Read more

College Cutbacks Make it Harder to Earn Degrees

by Terence Chea and Justin Pope, Associated Press | October 14, 2009
Deep budget cuts, which force colleges and universities to eliminate courses, are likely to pro [...] Read more

Streamlined State Regulation Key to Distance Education Success, Advocates Say

by Ronald Roach |
Distance education coalition meets to develop strategy on advocating state regulation reform of [...] Read more

Watchdog Agency: MSI Grants Need Greater Oversight

by Charles Dervarics | October 13, 2009
The U.S. Government Accountability Office says the U.S. Education Department must conduct great [...] Read more

Berklee College of Music Reaches Out to Latin America

by Russell Contreras, Associated Press |
The Boston-based Berklee College of Music aims to be a dominant force in music education in Spa [...] Read more

As Veterans Try To Use Benefit, New G.I. Bill Draws Criticism

by Charles Dervarics | October 12, 2009
Delays in claims processing and inadequate benefits are among the challenges military veterans [...] Read more