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.
A need for more transparency and accountability in the accreditation process was just one of the major takeaways from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation Summer Workshop.
Dr. Thomas A. Walker Jr. officially will be approved as the sixth president of Wayne Community College on Tuesday in a meeting of the Goldsboro, N.C., school’s board of trustees, according to a statement released by the college Monday. Walker, nominated by the board on June 17, has been approved by the State Board of […]
The realm of higher education will most likely see four major changes before the end of the decade.
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.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. ― A North Carolina community college board has chosen a Nebraska educator to become the college’s next president. Thomas Walker Jr. is expected to be confirmed by the State Board of Community Colleges July 26 as president of Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Walker has been president of Central Community […]
Eloy Oakley becomes the first Latino to lead the California Community Colleges, the nation’s largest and most diverse system of public higher education.
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 […]
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.
Johnson C. Smith University brings Black history and culture to China with the opening of the Center for American Culture and Race at Guangdong Baiyun University.
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.
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 […]
ABERDEEN, Miss. ― A former Mississippi State University cheerleader has settled her wrongful injury case with ESPN for an undisclosed sum. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Michaela Mills was dressed as the MSU mascot Bully during the 2013 Egg Bowl when she was run over by a motorized television camera cart. The lawsuit alleged […]
Jacquelyn Branscomb, a law student at George Mason University, shares her experiences surrounding the school’s name change.
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.
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.
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.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Trial began Tuesday in a lawsuit brought against Brown University by a student who was suspended after a sexual encounter that he says was consensual but that a fellow student reported as an assault. U.S. District Judge William Smith said both sides in the lawsuit agreed to a bench trial in order […]
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure [...]
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