Higher Education News and Jobs

Journalism Vet Incorporates Syrian Refugee Experience Into Classes

by Catherine Morris | January 31, 2016
This spring at Rutgers University, the course will pair journalism students with Syrian refugee [...] Read more

Colonizing Black Lives: The ‘Crusade’ for All Lives and White Fragility

by Robin L. Hughes and Natasha Flowers |
We have all been bombarded with social media messages that attempt to redirect our attention an [...] Read more
University of Missouri Suspends Professor in Assault Case

University of Missouri Suspends Professor in Assault Case

by Jim Suhr and Amy Shafer, Associated Press | January 28, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ― The University of Missouri on Wednesday suspended an assistant professor w [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Southern University System Successful in Defense Against Retaliation, Age Bias Suit

Diverse Docket: Southern University System Successful in Defense Against Retaliation, Age Bias Suit

by Eric Freedman |
The Southern University System’s former special assistant and counsel to the president has lo [...] Read more
Sorority Activities at Duke Suspended After Hospitalization

Sorority Activities at Duke Suspended After Hospitalization

by Associated Press | January 27, 2016
DURHAM, N.C. ― Sorority activities at Duke University have been suspended after a female stud [...] Read more
U. of Iowa Settles Male Track Coach Discrimination Lawsuit

U. of Iowa Settles Male Track Coach Discrimination Lawsuit

by David Pitt, Associated Press |
DES MOINES, Iowa ― The University of Iowa confirmed Wednesday it will pay nearly $200,000 to [...] Read more
2 New Women Presidents to Helm California State Universities

2 New Women Presidents to Helm California State Universities

by Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO ― Both Sonoma State University and San Jose State University have new women pre [...] Read more

Colleges Must Address Debt Challenges

by Phoebe A. Haddon | January 25, 2016
As the economic and social costs of student-loan debt continue to rise, it is essential for uni [...] Read more

Black Academicians Share Advice on How to be Successful in the Academy

by Jamal Eric Watson | January 24, 2016
Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy, a new book edited by three prominent education scholar [...] Read more

How Gifted Education Fuels Injustices

by Donna Y. Ford | January 22, 2016
Black students represent 19% of the public schools population but only 10% of gifted programs. [...] Read more
North Carolina A&T Student’s Computer Teaching Draws White House Praise

North Carolina A&T Student’s Computer Teaching Draws White House Praise

by Associated Press | January 21, 2016
GREENSBORO, N.C. ― The White House is honoring a North Carolina college student for spearhead [...] Read more

Title IX Exclusion and Marginalization Needs to Change

by Jacqueline McDowell | January 19, 2016
We have a law that was meant to protect many, but is too focused on a few — those participati [...] Read more
St. Bonaventure University President Announces Retirement

St. Bonaventure University President Announces Retirement

by Associated Press |
OLEAN, N.Y. ― St. Bonaventure University President Sister Margaret Carney is retiring. The 74 [...] Read more
Six Finalists for Southern University-Shreveport Chancellor

Six Finalists for Southern University-Shreveport Chancellor

by Associated Press | January 18, 2016
SHREVEPORT, La. ― Six semifinalists are in the running for chancellor of Southern University [...] Read more

3 Key Challenges and Strategies for College Professors

by Tiffany A. Flowers | January 13, 2016
As a junior faculty member, teaching can be extremely challenging. [...] Read more