Obama’s polarizing Friday shows the fight for same-sex equality still isn’t over.
With a swiftness that no one could have possibly imagined, the Confederate battle flag potentially will be coming down in a number of places in the South following the lead of Gov. Nikki Haley’s actions Monday in South Carolina.
The sad and sobering truth is that this is hardly the first time that a Black church has been the target of homegrown terrorism by White supremacists.
The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hike sued the organization and the school on Wednesday, saying the young man’s death was senseless and easily preventable.
A Russian university has fired an American businessman after his presence on the faculty was questioned during a pro-Kremlin weekly television news program.
Researchers find that among transgender individuals there may be limited support for the inclusion of a transgender category in the U.S. Census.
Borough of Manhattan Community College and the chair of its Business Management Department must continue defending a race discrimination suit by an adjunct professor of Nigerian descent, a federal judge has ruled.
Advocates of the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) and the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) have been locked in a lawsuit since 2013.
In just the last year or so, Tennessee adopted a plan for free community colleges, as did Chicago and the Community College of Philadelphia. Now the Oregon state legislature is debating whether to institute a similar program.
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 University of California system is making a strong effort to assist the undocumented students who seek out an education at its campuses.
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.
14 members of three fraternities at The Ohio State University (OSU) traveled to China last month, where they choreographed a step show for Chinese students as part of a cross-cultural awareness program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of State.
As an African-American woman with more than 40 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Belle S. Wheelan has certainly become used to breaking barriers and shattering glass ceilings.
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.
Fourteen of 21 Division I athletic teams facing postseason competition bans this coming school year are based at historically Black colleges and universities.
When the University of Alabama at Birmingham announced June 2 that there would be gridiron games this fall, many around the country were perplexed—and many others thrilled—by the obvious victory for the sport.
On choosing the “fellowship of educated men and women” before prematurely choosing the “Association.”
As he ends his 47-year stint as president of Xavier University, Dr. Norman Francis doesn’t sugarcoat the fact that HBCUs face “another tough decade” ahead.
Several months ago, I was invited to conduct a professional development session in a school with a high proportion of students of color and those living below the poverty line
The state’s Budget and Control Board has agreed to grant its request to extend repayment of a $6 million loan.
Native graduates receive their eagle feathers and plumes and proudly wear them on their graduation caps or tied in their hair.
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.
A recent lawsuit alleges that Harvard University’s admissions process discriminates against Asian Americans.
Dr. Yitang Zhang ascended into superstardom when his article was published in the Annals of Mathematics, validating several decades of quiet, dedicated work.
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.
California State University, Fullerton is one of the top 25 institutions where Latinos earned bachelor’s degrees in health in 2012-13.
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.
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.
Annual LGBTQ conference encourages educators from around the country to share best practices and initiatives across academic and student affairs and across various diversities and disciplines.
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.
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).
One of the most acclaimed point guards in women’s basketball, Dawn Staley, is also making history as a coach, motivator and leader.
Michigan State University and the University of Rwanda are teaming up to start a degree program aimed at helping women in the East African nation get a stronger foothold in agribusiness.
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