Uncategorized - Higher Education

ATI Commits to Enroll and Support High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate-Income Students

by | December 13, 2017
Since its launch in December 2016, the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a Bloomberg Philanthro [...] Read more

What Makes an African-American Novel a Classic?

by Tarshia L. Stanley |
Dr. Henry Louis Gates begins the anthology, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Wo [...] Read more

Herman J. Felton, Jr., Appointed President of Wiley College

by | December 12, 2017
A day after Dr. Herman J. Felton Jr., announced that he would step down as president of Wilberf [...] Read more

Saint Anselm College Eliminates Application Fee for First-Generation Students

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A New Hampshire college seeks to increase diversity by immediately eliminating the enrollment a [...] Read more

TMCF and Koch Collaboration Looks to Former Education Official to Lead Research Organization

by | December 11, 2017
A new research initiative created to support HBCUs and research fragile communities that lack a [...] Read more

Easing the Transition from Education to Employment

by | December 7, 2017
A new grant from Strada Education Network will help prepare MSI students for employment opportu [...] Read more

“No, I Do Not Work Here”

by Andrew Martinez | December 6, 2017
Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry’s powerful speech at ASHE has empowered me to change the way I see t [...] Read more

Columbia Makes $100 Million Investment in Diversity

by Melanie Eversley |
Columbia University is taking steps to make sure its faculty and student body look more like th [...] Read more

Newspaper Profile Reinforces White Supremacy

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Much of social media –- as well as some private citizens and mainstream media --whipped thems [...] Read more

SACSCOC Places Johnson C. Smith University on Probation

by Reginald Stuart |
Johnson C. Smith University, the small private 150-year-old liberal arts institution in Charlot [...] Read more

Study: Sexual Misconduct, Drug Misuse and Mental Health Are Major Issues at Community Colleges

by | December 5, 2017
While issues of sexual misconduct, drug misuse and mental health are much discussed in the high [...] Read more

Context Needed in Coverage of Libya Slave Trade, Media Experts Say

by | December 4, 2017
The auctioning of hundreds of African immigrants in Libya is perhaps one of the most underrepor [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

by | December 3, 2017
Income tax on graduate student waivers, fewer deductions on student loans and the taxation of e [...] Read more

Eastern Michigan Faculty and Administration Clash Over Online Curriculum

by | November 30, 2017
Tensions persist at Eastern Michigan University, where faculty are arguing that the university [...] Read more

Building Community Without Greek Life

by Alan C. Price |
Our focus on unity is the primary reason why Greek organizations would not work at Earlham. At [...] Read more