If Larry Wilmore Can’t Say the N-word Who Can?
Prince, at one point The Artist formerly known as Prince before reclaiming his name in 1998, was a complex human being on many levels.
We must be proactive in our communities to stop the violence among us.
Latinos are struggling with access to higher education, navigating the college process, and, once enrolled, paying for their college education.
Competitive ranking systems used in the United States and Europe to label colleges and universities by their selectivity may be prohibiting potential partnerships from forming between institutions across the world.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ― The Missouri House has passed a bill with a number of provisions aimed at expanding access to guns. Members voted 101-28 Thursday to pass the proposal, which was amended to allow fulltime employees to carry guns on college campuses, with some exceptions. The changes mean the bill heads back to the […]
Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh has launched a new program that will provide two years of community college to low-income high school students who graduate with at least a 2.2 grade point average.
The White House will roll out a $100 million program to strengthen tuition-free community college programs across the United States early this summer.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. ― The California Assembly on Monday approved banning tobacco use on all California State University and community college campuses, building on a package of restrictions already awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty’s proposal for tobacco-free campuses received just enough votes to clear the lower legislative chamber, passing 41-23. AB1594 now heads […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure equal access for people with disabilities to the university’s facilities. U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance said in a news release Wednesday that the agreement was reached after a UAB student filed a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying […]
CINCINNATI ― A judge is to hear final details of an agreement to settle a blind student’s lawsuit accusing Miami University in Ohio of using technology that presented a barrier to her education. Court documents show attorneys for Aleeha Dudley and Miami agreed two weeks ago on the main parts of a settlement. But U.S. […]
CLEVELAND ― Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $100,000 to settle a fair housing lawsuit that was filed by the U.S. Justice Department after the school refused to allow the students to keep an emotional support dog in a university apartment. The settlement announced on Monday also calls […]
A Chicago-based organization is working at helping North Koreans in the United States adapt and earn an education.
A new three-year initiative aimed at increasing student study abroad at minority-serving institutions will receive financial support from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE).
Both community colleges and bachelor’s degree-granting institutions across the country are responding to a chorus of calls for dramatic improvements in student success and college completion.
University of the District of Columbia President Ron Mason speaks out after the violent arrest of a young Black man on the college campus.
President Barack Obama spent his 54th birthday talking to a robotic teddy bear that teaches children how to manage their diabetes and watching a radio waves demonstration used to detect senior falls.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ― Florida State University’s student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games. The Student Government Association approved the nonbinding, formal opinion by a 27-4 vote on April 20 asking the university’s administration to consider adding the wearing of headdresses as a violation of the student […]
College athletes are uniting more frequently to take a stand on issues that are important to them.
INDIANAPOLIS ― The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wednesday that would affect the way the governing body evaluates bids to host sporting events. The NCAA said the decision came during the board’s quarterly meeting in Indianapolis. In a news release, the NCAA said it requires sites that are hosting events or […]
The struggle today is not simply about the tension generated by the need to breathe false life into antiquated notions of White supremacy in order to facilitate the economic and political domination of African descendant people.
IOWA CITY, Iowa ― A Black University of Iowa freshman told police that he was severely beaten by three White men who shouted racial slurs, investigators said Wednesday. The Iowa City Police Department said that it was investigating the assault of Marcus Owens as a hate crime. Owens, 19, walked in to the department late […]
The recent passing of the Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles brings into focus the steady loss of civil rights stalwarts who bravely fought against Jim Crow in a segregated nation not that long ago.
Colleges and universities are taking different measures to make their campuses not only diverse, but inclusive.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University faculty members are scheduled to vote this week on whether to rename the holiday once known on campus as Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. The Ivy League university in 2009 dropped the Columbus Day designation and changed the name of the holiday to Fall Weekend. But some people think […]
When Dr. Judy Sakaki becomes president of Sonoma State University (SSU) in July, it will be a milestone in the school’s history.
University of Massachusetts professor Dr. Paul Watanabe leads research designed to strengthen and further Asian American involvement in political, economic, social and cultural life.
Hispanics remain underrepresented in academe, particularly in terms of business Ph.D. attainment.
Georgia State UniversityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Panther Retention Grant program is helping students who lack the funds to pay for their last few semesters of school.
RALEIGH, N.C. ― North Carolina’s prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people. The 17-university system, which includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University as well several historically Black colleges, risks losing more than $1.4 […]
AUGUSTA, Maine ― The Maine House is divided along party lines over how to fund a program that gives National Guard soldiers and airmen free tuition in the state’s higher education system. Republicans say the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System can pay for their tuition out of the agency’s existing […]
EVANSVILLE, Ind. ― Larry Gries joked that a few years ago, he was the University of Southern Indiana dental hygiene students’ guinea pig. Once Gries, 67, retired from being a student housing mail man for USI, he started taking advantage of the dental program’s services. On Monday morning, Gries was one of 36 veterans signed […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio ― Lawmakers in 10 states launched a legislative push Monday intended to make debt-free public college a priority of the 2016 election. In a teleconference, the group of Democrats announced plans to introduce resolutions in the early primary states of New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina, the political battleground state of Ohio […]
Teaching armed students changes the dynamics of a classroom and will alter what you teach and how you teach it.
INDIANAPOLIS ― The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wedn [...]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ― North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resol [...]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ― After waiting eight months to find out how the NCAA would revise its list [...]
INDIANAPOLIS ― The wealthiest schools in college sports are cashing in with high academic per [...]
Nicole Melton has spent the last four years of her budding career in higher education teaching [...]
AMES, Iowa — A former Iowa State University basketball player who faced a rape charge tha [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — A University of California, Berkeley assistant basketball coach who resig [...]
Minorities and women continue to be underrepresented throughout the management and coaching ran [...]
From physical trainers to marketing offices to head coaching spots, college coaching is an area [...]