Subfeature - Higher Education

Black Scholarship Matters

by | October 29, 2017
Yes, Black Lives Matter, but so do Black scholarship and Black professors, too. [...] Read more

Vanderbilt, Fisk Partner to Tackle HIV and AIDS

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Two Universities are partnering to reach out to individuals at risk for HIV and AIDS in the gre [...] Read more

Asian American Students Still Struggling With Burden of Expectations

by Alexis Anderson | October 26, 2017
Some Asian students see only one path forward. They must get the best grades. They need to get [...] Read more

Trump Nominates Kenneth Marcus to Lead Office for Civil Rights

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The Trump administration has nominated a civil rights and Jewish advocate to a top position wit [...] Read more

Certain For-profit Colleges Leave Veterans in a Bind

by | October 25, 2017
Certain for-profit colleges have targeted veterans’ GI Bill dollars and have sold them worthl [...] Read more

‘Yes’ Team Wins Debate Over Paying College Athletes

by Lois Elfman |
Two sides with decidedly different opinions on whether college athletes should be paid particip [...] Read more

TMCF Names Harry Williams President/CEO

by | October 24, 2017
At its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala on Monday evening, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund named [...] Read more

Guillermo: Hire Diverse Speakers to Offset Spectacle of White Nationalists on Campus

by Emil Guillermo | October 23, 2017
A diverse group of speakers throughout the year helps to deny Richard Spencer’s ideas credibi [...] Read more

NAACP Names New Leader For More Active Future

by Associated Press | October 22, 2017
WASHINGTON — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation’s oldest civi [...] Read more

As Protestors Rally at University of Florida, Penn State Hopes to Steer Clear

by | October 19, 2017
As protesters circled the University of Florida auditorium where White nationalist Richard Spen [...] Read more

Ky. Community College in Position to Help Veterans Make Career Transition

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Over the past five years, West Kentucky Community and Technical College has built a comprehensi [...] Read more

Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

by | October 18, 2017
Kelisa Wing is the assistant principal at West Point Elementary School in New York, but she rem [...] Read more

Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

by Timothy Pratt |
Efforts to build alliances are especially growing among smaller private colleges that are heavi [...] Read more

Landry Leans on Experience to Lead ACE

by | October 17, 2017
American College of Education (ACE) president and interim provost Dr. Shawntel Landry leads a n [...] Read more

ETS: ‘Targeted and Tailored’ Strategies Needed to Close Achievement Gaps

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
An Educational Testing Service report states that racial and ethnic gaps in educational attainm [...] Read more