President Trump in his awkward and ill-informed efforts to salute the accomplishments of Black Americans actually managed to marginalize and obscure the important contributions that were made by these individuals and their contemporaries.
These are people — some of whom hold Ph.D.s — who believe that governmental agencies procure and analyze state education data so that they can use it to inform their prison construction plans.
Let us strive to be our brother’s and sister’s keeper. We need more dignity and more respect when it comes to each other.
Dr. Thai-Huy Nguyen, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, says he will function as a navigator to steer disadvantaged community college students through a system for which they are largely unfamiliar.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — A private liberal arts college for women says the Massachusetts school has raised a record-high $486 million. The Boston Globe reports Smith College in Northampton announced on Monday its “Women for the World” campaign significantly surpassed its goal of raising $450 million. The campaign launched in the fall of 2012. The school […]
The media mostly forgot that Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt signing an executive order authorizing the roundup and incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry.
Community colleges will play an important role in advancing President Donald Trump’s workforce agenda, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said at a meeting of community college leaders Thursday. It was DeVos’ first appearance at a conference event in her new role.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Two retired administrators want the Nevada Legislature to separate community colleges from what they call a university-centric funding system. Community colleges will get about $21 million out of $115 million in education funding increases over the next two years under Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget, the Nevada Appeal reported. Retired community college […]
At Portland Community College (PCC), administrators and faculty are looking for ways to meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable students on campus, including students who have previously been in the foster care system.
An Illinois community college did not violate the religious rights of a student excluded from its paramedic program for refusing to be vaccinated, an appeals panel has ruled.
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBCUs.
WICHITA, Kan. ― A former Wichita State University administrative assistant filed a federal lawsuit accusing the university of discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Vicki Huntoon said in the lawsuit that she was fired from the university because of her generalized anxiety disorder after two doctors diagnosed the disorder and she requested to work […]
BOSTON — An Iranian scientist heading to Boston to take a job at a Harvard Medical School lab has sued President Donald Trump after she was denied entry into the U.S. Samira Asgari says in her lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court that she was denied entry to the U.S. even though she had […]
Outside the large urban areas, many of us in the United States live in areas where most people around us look, speak, and act like we do.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State University wants to increase the number of students from other countries who enroll at the Pullman-based school. The university this week signed an agreement with a company that recruits international students. The effort is part of the school’s goal to become one of the nation’s top 25 public research universities […]
WACO, Texas — A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football coach Art Briles ignored sexual assaults by players, failed to alert university officials or discipline athletes and allowed them to continue playing. The filing is in response to a lawsuit against Baylor and several officials including interim President David Garland by […]
Virginia State University has turned to a small team of producers with big accolades to put together polished, in-house generated content that helps VSU stand out above much of the work going on in Division II in terms of promoting athletics.
Several prominent names in the world of college sports say they cannot emphasize enough the importance of being proactive and having a plan to deal with crises.
At an executive leadership forum, HBCU leaders across the HBCU spectrum gave their take on digital media, veteran students, student success and retention, and other topics of interest for HBCUs.
WASHINGTON — Getting through college isn’t easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those at risk. Researchers at Georgia State University spent four years analyzing students’ grades, test scores and other information in order to identify those […]
Kentucky State University’s search for a new president has run into a rolling storm of troubles amid widespread criticism this week from across the university’s community over its search committee’s recommendations.
Dr. Mique’l Dangeli, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, is not only a dedicated scholar of Northwest Coast culture and art; she also is an avid practitioner.
When the 2020 Census comes around, I will declare myself American Indian. I will do so both as an act of affirmation, but also, as an act of rebellion against a government that sees me both as alien and as less than human.
Thousands of unhappy citizens took to the streets of Chicago in protest last night.
CHICAGO — DePaul University has named its first lay president in the Chicago school’s 119-year history. The Catholic university on Thursday announced that A. Gabriel Esteban will be its 12th president as of July 1. He is currently president at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, where he has held the post since […]
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “reverse Robin Hood” effect, in which students from less privileged backgrounds end up shouldering more of the cost of law school.
SAN ANTONIO — The president of the University of Texas at San Antonio has been placed on leave pending a review of allegations related to his conduct. Ricardo Romo was scheduled to retire in August after almost two decades with the university when the University of Texas System chancellor announced the review in a written […]
Dr. Cecilia I. Zurita-Lopez, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, knew at a young age that she wanted to help other people.
On the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, more than 100,000 people are expected to descend on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University has agreed to pay $25,000 to a former student who sued after he was removed from a master’s degree counseling program because he said he wouldn’t counsel gay couples. Andrew Cash sued the university in April. The settlement with the Missouri State Board of Governors was final last month […]
History professor Anthony Esolen recently came under fire when he penned an article for Crisis magazine that questioned the push for diversity at his workplace: Catholic institution Providence College.
According to a 2015 study, approximately 25 percent of the nation’s 105 HBCUs feature at least a 20 percent non-Black student population. White veterans’ numbers are growing thanks to the post-Sept. 11 G.I. Bill.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Board of Regents on Tuesday made Richard Myers, a retired four-star general and former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, president at Kansas State University, promoting him after he served as interim president since April. The regents voted unanimously to promote Myers to president of the land-grant university in Manhattan, which […]
After the abrupt closure of the ITT Technical Institute last month, the state of some veteran students’ education, many of whom cannot have their GI benefits restored, remains unclear.
JUNEAU, Alaska — The University of Alaska system has agreed to resolve issues stemming from a federal review of its handling of campus sexual assault and sexual harassment cases. The agreement, signed by system President Jim Johnsen on Friday and released Monday, outlines steps the system will need to take over the next several years. […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — An administrator at the University of Virginia is suing the school for alleged gender and disability discrimination. Media outlets report UVA assistant vice provost Becky Ackerson filed a lawsuit against the UVA Board of Visitors Wednesday claiming the school knowingly paid her less than male counterparts. According to the lawsuit, Ackerson was […]
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An accrediting body that put the University of Louisville on probation has [...]
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The accrediting body for the University of Louisville says it placed the sch [...]
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MUNCIE, Ind. — A newspaper has obtained an email revealing rifts between former Ball State Un [...]
ANKENY, Iowa — Iowa State University President Steven Leath apologized Monday for using unive [...]
ATHENS, Ohio —Ohio University’s president will be leaving his job more than four months bef [...]