Uncategorized - Higher Education

Funds Used to Expand College Courses for Inmates

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 7, 2017
Using $7.3 million in funds seized from criminals, seven colleges in New York State will be abl [...] Read more

Guillermo: Undocumented Student Finds Her Golden Door, Hopes to Help Others

by By Emil Guillermo | July 30, 2017
Cheska Mae Perez isn’t a Latino name. She’s 19, a Filipino immigrant, whose example speaks [...] Read more

Study Examines Enrollment and Completion Rates at Minority Serving Institutions

by Gia Savage | July 23, 2017
A first-of-its kind report on enrollment and completion outcomes for students of color at minor [...] Read more

Experts: Accreditation Process Can Be ‘Catalyst for Innovation’

by Catherine Morris | July 10, 2017
Innovation and accreditation do not have to be at odds, Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, president o [...] Read more

Bennett College Names Dawkins 18th President

by Diverse Staff | July 5, 2017
Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, who has served as interim president Bennett College since August 2016, [...] Read more

Heartbroken Jazz Aficionados Agree: Geri Allen Brought ‘Spirit to the Music’

by Tiffany Pennamon | June 28, 2017
Geri Allen, the beloved jazz musician and director of jazz studies at the University of Pittsbu [...] Read more

Morehouse Appoints Harold Martin as Interim President

by Diverse Staff | June 26, 2017
The Morehouse College Board of Trustees has appointed alumnus Harold Martin Jr. as interim pres [...] Read more

Rhode Island House Approves Free College Tuition Pilot

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press | June 22, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island House of Representatives has approved a pilot program to [...] Read more

Fraternity Brothers Due in Court in Pledge’s Fatal Fall

by Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | June 11, 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earl [...] Read more

NY College Students Begin Applying for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press | June 8, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free colle [...] Read more

Why Betsy DeVos Will Never be the HBCUs’ ‘Boo’

by | May 22, 2017
What the Betsy DeVos debacle at Bethune-Cookman University provides is an opportunity for criti [...] Read more

Film Producer, Parents Donate $25M to St. Lawrence University

by Associated Press |
CANTON, N.Y. — A private college in northern New York has received a $25 million donation fro [...] Read more

Department of Education Seeking Single Servicer for Student Loans

by Catherine Morris | May 21, 2017
The Department of Education announced on Friday that it would offer a contract to a single serv [...] Read more

South Florida State College

| May 17, 2017
South Florida State College was established in 1965 and began offering classes a year later. To [...] Read more

Lawmakers to Question University of California President

by Sophia Bollag, Associated Press | May 2, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are scheduled to question University of California [...] Read more