The political posturing and back and forth will come to a screeching halt on Tuesday, November 8.
I don’t think that I had any bouts with stress while I was in college. Of course, the word “stress” wasn’t hot during the 1960s.
Just when you thought that this political season could not get anymore bizarre, it sure did.
In an effort to get more students to think sooner than later about studying abroad, a new pilot program enables college freshmen to set up online profiles that match them with programs of interest around the world.
Now, educators and the general public can view documents and legal memoranda retrieved during Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga’s years of research and gathering evidence proving that the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans was unnecessary.
The Posse Veterans Program is one of a few programs that offer structured pathways to a select group of elite colleges for veterans.
BISMARCK, N.D. ― A small two-year college in northwestern North Dakota that offers free tuition to high-school graduates in the area is expanding the effort to Montana. Williston State College began the program two years ago in Williams County to increase the number of professionals such as nurses and accountants in the booming oil patch. […]
Hundreds of four-year, liberal arts schools have decreased reliance upon ACT/SAT test scores in admissions. These institutions are self-identifying in three categories: test-optional, test-flexible and test-blind.
Despite broad national support for such programs, state funding for higher education that is tied to performance metrics is having mixed results, Community College Research Center researchers say.
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 […]
CINCINNATI ― Federal authorities said Monday they have completed an agreement with Miami University that resolves allegations in a blind student’s lawsuit that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Justice Department, the Ohio university and Aleeha Dudley jointly filed a motion in Cincinnati asking a U.S. District Court judge to approve a consent […]
Gallaudet University inaugurated its first deaf female president on Friday afternoon.
JOHANNESBURG ― A South African official is describing the country’s protest-hit universities as inefficient, saying the student body of one million includes several hundred thousand who are performing poorly and languishing in the system. Statistician-General Pali Lehohla’s comments on Tuesday about universities that receive some state funding follow student demonstrations for free education that have […]
In order to increase and diversify the number of American students who study abroad, K-12 educators, nonprofits and universities must pursue strategic partnerships to reach students from diverse backgrounds while they are still in high school.
Author and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar cited poverty as the biggest barrier that threatens to block the shots that low-income students have at higher education.
AKRON, Ohio ― LeBron James isn’t just helping kids afford college. He wants them to stay there and leave with diplomas. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, whose foundation announced a partnership with the University of Akron last year to pay for four years of tuition for inner-city public high school graduates who meet certain criteria, has […]
DALLAS ― The former Title IX coordinator at Baylor University said Wednesday that top campus leaders undermined her efforts to investigate sexual assault claims and were more concerned with protecting the Baylor “brand” than the students. Patty Crawford told “CBS This Morning” that the university set her up “to fail from the beginning.” Crawford, who […]
Many of the historic buildings and sites on HBCU campuses have deteriorated over the years and are at risk of being lost completely if not preserved and protected.
Historically Black colleges and universities leaders reflected on the past and future of the HBCU community at the annual HBCU Week conference, held in Arlington, Va.
Two federal discrimination lawsuits against the Art Institute of Pittsburgh were reinstated by a three-judge federal appeals court in Philadelphia after a four-year battle.
Using diversity as a college ranking benchmark would force colleges to step up their game, recruiting more diverse student and faculty populations.
LAWRENCE, Kan. ― A Haskell Indian Nations University employee alleges in a lawsuit that she was demoted from her job as a student counselor after trying to help a student who said she was raped. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Angelina Adams sued Monday in Douglas County District Court. Adams says Haskell leaders improperly expelled […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ― The University of Arkansas System has been awarded nearly $60,000 in federal funds to aid the study of at least 345 sets of American Indian human remains in its possession. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the National Park Service’s award was announced last week. The grant money will be used for […]
Political polls usually include assessments of African Americans and Latinos. But when it comes to Asian Americans? Nothing. And not because we don’t have an opinion.
SANTA FE, N.M. ― Some students say they’re losing out despite a New Mexico law that allows them in-state tuition at public colleges or universities and state-funded financial aid regardless of their immigration status. The law has been in effect for 11 years but New Mexico’s public universities and colleges operate independently from one another […]
This is the story of Lizbeth Mateo, a young, bright Indigenous woman from Oaxaca, Mexico, and a recent graduate from the Santa Clara University School of Law, who today finds herself under threat of imminent deportation.
Mississippi laws targeting the LGBT community in the name of religious liberty.
ATLANTA ― Attorney General Sam Olens will interview this week to become president of Kennesaw State University, according to Georgia’s top higher education official. University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby said in a letter sent Monday to students and faculty of Georgia’s third-largest university that a committee of the university system’s governing Board of […]
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, overwhelmingly comprised of historically Black colleges and universities, announced Friday that it will not move its basketball championship tournaments from Charlotte, North Carolina next February in the wake of a state law that restricts the rights of LGBT people. Stating that “relocation would not be in the best interest” of […]
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.
Institutions are striving to compete for the growing number of transitioning military students, estimated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to number 1.1 million.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho ― The College of Southern Idaho has agreed to pay a former vice president $650,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit. The Times-News reports in a story on Tuesday that the settlement with Edit Szanto was made through the college’s insurer, the Idaho Counties Risk Management Program. The college in a statement denies […]
LAS VEGAS ― UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in Nevada. The singer famous for songs like “Teenage Dream” and “Waking up in Vegas” […]
Linda Johnson Rice will pay a visit to Howard University on November 9 to launch the John H. Johnson Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship Speakers Series.
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