The “inclusion” afforded to Milo Yiannopoulos by some was only temporary and came with strings attached.
Just as Black History Month has been kept alive for you, you must now keep it alive for future generations.
The death of Emmett Till resurfaced back into the public sphere last week with the bombshell revelation that the woman who was at the center of the horrendous saga, Carolyn Bryant, admitted to fabricating much of her account of happened. A new book titled The Blood of Emmett Till, written by Timothy Tyson, a senior […]
A new report from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University sheds light on why developmental education may not be working at the community college level and offers some solutions.
MADISON, Wis. — A key Republican legislator says Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut University of Wisconsin System tuition could hurt taxpayers and lawmakers should instead consider letting the system raise tuition according to inflation or income increases. Rep. Dale Kooyenga, a member of the Legislature’s powerful budget committee, wrote on the Right Wisconsin website […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — University of North Florida President John Delaney says he plans to resign from his job. Delaney, the former mayor of Jacksonville, announced Monday that he will retire from his position when his contract expires in May 2018. Delaney has been UNF president since 2003 and he was appointed to the position despite […]
Several thousand educators from nearly 265 community colleges throughout the nation are meeting this week to strategize over how best to support and enhance student success work at their respective institutions.
As she prepares to transition from Tarrant County College District in Texas to assume the leadership of Delaware County Community College, Dr. L. Joy Gates Black reflects on changes in the community college sector.
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 […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas State University is finalizing plans to open a campus in Mexico. A new agreement between the university in Jonesboro and its Mexico campus will reset the length of the partnership to a decade and give the Arkansas school a chance to earn more from it, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Sunday. […]
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.
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.
We’ve seen federal and state divestment in education, making the idea of education as the path to the American Dream more of a hallucination for the poor and disenfranchised.
For Dr. Raheem A. Beyah, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, the journey toward a career in teaching cybersecurity began with a simple desire to make sure his mother wouldn’t have to struggle.
While there has been no word from the White House on when the order might be released and what directives it might contain, organizations have laid out their own proposals for what the order could accomplish.
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.
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.
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 […]
Trump’s words do not match his deeds, when it comes to civil rights or bathroom rights. Trump, who just a month ago vowed to protect the rights of all Americans, is going backward.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Academics being recruited by North Carolina’s public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people. That’s according to University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings, who also told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday she’s unaware […]
Kim Burrell has added her undeniably controversial perspective on an issue that has been an ongoing source of contention within the Black community — homophobia.
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.
RICHMOND, Va. — According to a police report a Reynolds Community College professor allegedly touched a 24-year-old woman’s buttocks before she slashed him with a box cutter. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that a Virginia State Police complaint states that the woman, Brittany Leigh Burfield, went to the officer of Douglas Gava at about 12:30 […]
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Former U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin says her new position as the 24th president of Augustana University is a “true calling” and she is “done seeking political office.” The Sioux Falls private liberal arts college introduced her Thursday as its first female president. Herseth Sandlin will succeed President Rob Oliver, who […]
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Most students say they feel safe on West Virginia University’s main campus, but 1 in 3 women surveyed reported being sexually assaulted, and 10 percent of the female students responding said they’d been raped. Unfortunately, these numbers are roughly standard for college campuses across the United States, and are most likely under […]
Miami Dade College officials overhauled their high school outreach and freshman orientation to [...]
The Service Employees International Union is criticizing Duke University’s administration, fo [...]
A new report from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University sheds lig [...]
WASHINGTON — The nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are pushing [...]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 27 years since the first black man, an older student by the na [...]
MADISON, Wis. — A key Republican legislator says Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut University [...]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Nearly 600 faculty and staff have taken a voluntary retirement package [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — University of North Florida President John Delaney says he plans to resi [...]
Tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern, the Smithsonian Channel premieres “The Obama Years: The Power of W [...]