Should Black American (and, more specifically, Black Greek) culture be flattered by the mimicry or concerned for potential misappropriation?
Thanks to cop shootings, cell phones can capture all transgressions.
A recent CBS News poll of 1,027 adults taken last week indicated that a majority of people believe that race relations are at their worst in more than two decades.
One of the first hires under the University of Florida’s Preeminence Initiative less than a year ago, Dr. Juan Gilbert has been named chairman of the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering.
The University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) has been renamed The Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center in honor of the State University of New York at Albany president.
The Asian-American population will grow 74 percent by 2040, but the number of this racial group’s registered voters will more than double, according to a new report.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently announced revisions to the original California state budget for 2015-16 that call for increased funding for community colleges.
Nearly 65 percent of students enrolling in a community college within six years of graduation from high school in Oregon will take at least one non-credit, developmental education class.
Miami Dade College has prospered under Eduardo Padrón’s leadership as president over the last 20 years. The higher education icon is the 2015 recipient of the 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.
Thomas Sanchez, CEO of Social Driver, talks about the challenges he faced as a Hispanic growing up in rural America, rising in positions in corporate America, and then becoming an entrepreneur.
On Saturday, Michelle Obama became the second first lady to visit Tuskegee University and, like Roosevelt, she used the opportunity to train a national spotlight on the issue of race.
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.
Jackson State University is moving forward with long-held plans to establish Mississippi’s first-ever school of public health.
Southern University’s presidential search committee announced Friday that the pool of candidates for the job of system president and chancellor of the system’s Baton Rouge campus is down to six.
Dr. C. Reynold Verret, who is currently the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Savannah State University, has been tapped to be the next president of Xavier University in New Orleans.
Of the students who attend Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, only half graduate from high school. Even fewer make it to college.
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.”
Associate provost Jerry Kang will lead the charge as vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Journey to Success, a series of daylong college fairs across California, aims to improve rates of college enrollment, retention and graduation among underserved and educationally disadvantaged AAPIs.
California State University, Fullerton is one of the top 25 institutions where Latinos earned bachelor’s degrees in health in 2012-13.
Broken practices and unproductive policies at California public colleges and universities pose serious barriers to Latino college success and potentially jeopardize the state’s future economy, a new report says.
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.
Dr. Mary Evans Sias will take on a new role at the American Association of States Colleges and Universities (AASCU) as director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI).
In the wake of heightened sexual assaults on college campuses across the United States, a seasoned educator has developed a new online intervention program to respond to these attacks.
One of the most acclaimed point guards in women’s basketball, Dawn Staley, is also making history as a coach, motivator and leader.
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