The Black blogger sphere, in particular twitter, has been churning overtime in response to the public verbal feud between Michael Eric Dyson and Cornel West.
Is “media privilege” more intoxicating than “white privilege”?
Hernandez was a gifted professional football player by day and a thug at night.
The House has changed its bill that would get rid of the South Carolina State University board of trustees.
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher who has developed artificial human “microlivers” that can safely test the toxicity of drugs without endangering lives is one of six people chosen to receive Heinz Awards.
Howard University has launched a partnership with Washington, D.C., public schools that will provide advanced college preparation for students at two District of Columbia high schools.
Being a successful adjunct professor still presents several challenges for Black women, among them, dispelling stereotypes and preconceived notions.
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) held a series of panels at its 95th Convention on the federal policies that will impact community colleges and what some of the outcomes might be.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education awarded Dr. Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College (MDC), with the fourth annual Diverse Champions Award.
Boston College has become more difficult to navigate for people with disabilities in recent years, according to former and current students whose complaints have prompted an investigation into whether the school is violating accessibility laws.
Morehead State University didn’t violate First Amendment rights or commit disability discrimination when it denied tenure to an assistant professor of art history, a unanimous federal appeals panel has ruled.
New research shows that African Americans and Caribbean Blacks who experience multiple types of discrimination are at a much greater risk for a variety of mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
The temporary reprieve from deportation for certain undocumented students has helped, but the students still suffer disproportionately high levels of anxiety under the tenuous arrangement.
The U.S. State Department and the Mexican national government have agreed to expand academic exchange and internship opportunities for American and Mexican undergraduate and graduate students.
Colleges and universities can greatly increase the number of students who study abroad—including those from disadvantaged or underrepresented groups—if they make a concerted effort to do so.
Are HBCUs still a viable enterprise? Of course, and more than ever, HBCU presidents past and present said Thursday at a panel at Bowie State University.
A University of Oklahoma fraternity has been shut down after video surfaced that shows some of its alleged members repeating racist chants.
Even for those colleges and universities that value diversity to the extent that they have a dedicated officer or dean of diversity, problems of inclusion and support for faculty and students of color may still be an institutional challenge.
The NCAA-mandated academic support services must do much more than keep athletes eligible to compete.
A group of prominent college coaches have launched a new organization devoted to helping minority coaches in men’s and women’s college basketball and college football.
New changes in college sports could have significant implications for athletes and gender equity.
The Department of Education recently acknowledged that the controversial 2011 changes to Parent Plus Loan qualification standards did, in fact, adversely affect historically Black colleges and universities.
Simmons College has officially received federal designation as a historically Black college, the Kentucky institution announced Monday.
Educators say that the ability to build a sense of community on campus is most critical for attracting and retaining Native American students.
The White House 2014 Native Youth Report, released on Wednesday, finds that Native youth and Native education “are in a state of emergency.”
Librarians and directors are making the most of sometimes limited funds to help tribal citizens further their educational and job prospects.
Sacramento State’s Full Circle initiative, highlighted at the APAHE conference, is a federally funded endeavor aimed at reducing educational disparities among Asian American subgroups and improving graduation rates.
The goal was achieved last week when the California Supreme Court granted a posthumous law license to Hong Yen Chang, who had been denied the right to practice as a result of race-based exclusion laws.
Begun in 2013, the free-of-charge, weekend workshops target AAPI high school students, college freshmen and sophomores and their parents — especially families who lack college-going experience.
A recent study by the Gallup-Lumina Foundation found that favorable views toward the value of a college degree or credential are more common among Blacks and Hispanics than they are among Whites.
In ‘Pages for All Ages’ project, Miami-Dade College students develop skills and gain confidence while helping elementary school children with basic reading and writing instruction.
A recent report titled “The Racial Wealth Gap” examined, in conjunction with other factors, the role education plays in the persistent wealth gap between minorities and their White counterparts in this country.
Experts say HBCUs are not faring well overall when it comes to ensuring that members of the LGBTQA community are afforded the same rights as others.
When Derrick Gordon decided last April to become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball to publicly come out, he wasn’t sure what kind of reaction he would receive.
As times and student demographics change, HBCUs will be increasingly challenged to ensure that all students are equally protected and valued on campus.
In recent months, some elected officials and veterans groups have expressed concern over added restrictions and reported difficulties in obtaining the benefits.
Many veterans face an array of challenges in making the transition to college life, but an increasing number of colleges and universities are taking steps to help.
Congressional hearing discusses best practices to support veterans and active duty military in higher education.
One of the most acclaimed point guards in women’s basketball, Dawn Staley, is also making history as a coach, motivator and leader.
The nationwide movement that is designed to mobilize a million STEM mentors to encourage and guide girls and young women into STEM careers.
Former Norfolk State University track star and Paralympic winner, April Holmes, overcomes adversity, wins prestigious award.
A news conference at Illinois State University to discuss the seven school officials and fans w [...]
The president of Fort Valley State University is stepping down after two years in the post.
COLLEEN HANYCZ has been appointed president of La Salle University, effective in July. She is [...]
RANGITA DE SILVA DE ALWIS has been appointed associate dean of international affairs for the Sc [...]
REV. EDWARD L. WHEELER has been named president of the Interdenominational Theological Cent [...]
The nature and purpose behind the American education system are not always consistent with the [...]
Hundreds of Brown University students silently marched across campus Wednesday to protest the c [...]
The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Wind Symphony is scheduled to make a [...]
Despite her passing, fight for more journalists of color must continue. [...]