It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of the world on a daily basis.
On the week of the disappointing coincidence of the Brexit vote and the Supreme Court decision to block DACA, I happened to be performing my one-man show on Asian American history in New York City.
The fact is that Donald Trump was hardly alone in his racist and xenophobic rhetoric.
CORVALLIS, Ore. ― A former Oregon State University student has been found guilty of raping a woman at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity last year. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports that Tyler Lazell Warren on Wednesday was found guilty of rape, sexual abuse and burglary in connection with the July 2015 incident at the fraternity. Warren […]
DETROIT ― The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University is starting an institute to integrate a focus on organizational diversity and inclusive leadership. The Institute for Leadership and Diversity will consolidate and expand the Detroit school’s leadership service and research programs. It also will seek to offer innovative student, community and executive […]
PORTLAND, Ore. ― Wim Wiewel announced he’s stepping down as president of Portland State University. Wiewel has been president since 2008, a time in which PSU has tried to shift away from its reputation as a commuter school. The university’s enrollment jumped to nearly 30,000 students on Wiewel’s watch. He was also one of the […]
At Northern Essex’s Lawrence campus, where 66 percent of the student population is Hispanic, college officials are engaged in a multipronged approach to ease the process of validating credentials and credits earned overseas.
OMAHA, Neb. ― The board of a community college in Omaha has voted to ask its chairman to resign. The Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors voted 6-4 Tuesday night to ask Fred Conley to resign from his position as chairman of the board, the Omaha World-Herald reported. “His resignation is absolutely necessary to protect […]
Free community college is coming to San Diego. This fall, the first cohort of 201 students will participate in the San Diego Promise pilot program.
A federal judge has rejected a race discrimination and retaliation suit by an African-American assistant professor of economics who failed to win tenure and promotion at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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. […]
In a new world where terror has become commonplace, what will happen to the appetite to study abroad?
Kepler is a postsecondary educational program first established in Kigali in 2013 by the nonprofit organization Generation Rwanda.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. ― University of Louisville trustees accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal. The action at a special meeting of the school’s board signaled the end of an era. Ramsey, a former state budget director, has led the university for 14 years. After six hours of […]
In college sports, we are missing many of the key elements associated with the concept of diversity.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho ― Idaho State University’s former assistant tennis coach and the university have denied allegations made in a lawsuit in which a former tennis player says he was discriminated against because of his Mormon faith. The Post Register reports that former coach Nate Gross has been accused of harassing Orin Duffin, who played […]
President Obama suggested that Hillary Clinton is the best candidate in the 2016 presidential race because she knows “the worry Black parents feel when their son leaves the house isn’t so different than what a brave cop’s family feels when he puts on the blue and goes to work.”
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, a political scientist, has been tapped as the next president of Arkansas Baptist College — a small, private historically Black college located in Little Rock.
Donald Trump’s speeches provide a clear message on his stance on diversity issues.
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) provides minority students with one-on-one leadership coaching, role-playing exercises and networking opportunities to groom them for future management positions.
George Mason University moves forward with plans to foster diversity despite the controversy surrounding the renaming the law school after the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Jacquelyn Branscomb, a law student at George Mason University, shares her experiences surrounding the school’s name change.
The mayor of Miami said that President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” (MBK) Initiative has yielded positive results for Black and Hispanic men in his city.
A unique learning environment thrives at the Pacific Northwest school.
The realm of higher education will most likely see four major changes before the end of the decade.
DALLAS — He was disarmed in the middle of a war zone and placed under 24-hour escort. The most humiliating part was that everyone in Micah Johnson’s unit in Afghanistan knew why: He was accused of stealing a female soldier’s panties. Johnson’s aspirations to a military career were over. Now he faced removal from the […]
Every weekday for a few years, Malik Mosley switched from a full-time worker to a full-time student at 8 a.m., when he finished his overnight shift at an Aberdeen warehouse and drove to class at Morgan State University.
He managed that workload until a family member suffered an illness in 2013.
Sometimes, Emily Brown’s mind flashes back to July 2, 2015.
When she hears firecrackers. Sees wood decks. Smells the aromas of a summer night.
DETROIT ― The University of Michigan agreed to pay $165,000 to settle what was left of a lawsuit over a graduate student’s dismissal from an engineering program in 2011. The school struck a deal with Jennifer Dibbern shortly before a June trial and after a federal judge dismissed most claims. She had accused the university […]
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