Uncategorized - Higher Education

Urban League’s Morial: Educational Equity Essential to Economic Empowerment

by | February 28, 2018
Marc H. Morial, former mayor of New Orleans and current president and CEO of the National Urban [...] Read more

Selfie with Severed Heads: Prof, Dental Students Chided

by Associated Press | February 5, 2018
Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took [...] Read more

University of New Mexico Ranked 7th for Application Increase

by Associated Press | January 29, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico is among 50 flagship universities seeing a l [...] Read more

Central Michigan University President Steps Down

by | January 25, 2018
After an eight-year tenure, Dr. George Ross will resign from the presidency at Central Michigan [...] Read more

17 Universities Oppose Anti-Smoking Group with Tobacco Ties

by Associated Press |
Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research mone [...] Read more

Grad Student Accused of Scamming Woman to Pay His Tuition

by Associated Press |
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Brown University graduate student was charged Thursday with scamming [...] Read more

Michigan State President Resigns in Wake of Nassar Scandal

by Associated Press |
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon submitted her resignation W [...] Read more

Challenges Persist in Hiring Black Head Coaches in College Football

by Gregory Clay | January 18, 2018
Penn State University’s James Franklin was the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator a [...] Read more

New Initiative Seeks to Unite Native-Serving Institutions

by Joseph Hong |
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, or WICHE, has launched a new collaborat [...] Read more

University of Alabama Student Expelled for Racial Slurs in Online Videos

A University of Alabama student repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, [...] Read more

Institutions Prepare to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

by | January 11, 2018
From music and poetry readings to lectures and community service events, colleges and universit [...] Read more

Vanderbilt Pays Tribute to Black SEC Pioneer Player

by Pearl Stewart |
Billed as “an evening of conversation about the intersection of race and sports,” Wednesday [...] Read more

After DACA Decision and Negotiations, Experts are Cautiously Hopeful

by | January 10, 2018
A federal judge in California on Tuesday ruled against the Trump administration’s repeal of t [...] Read more

Scholars Hold Mixed Reactions About an Oprah Presidential Run

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While Oprah Winfrey has had a successful career as a businesswoman, philanthropist and an advoc [...] Read more

FIRE Sues Essex County College

by | January 8, 2018
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, a civil liberties group, has been advoc [...] Read more