If Larry Wilmore Can’t Say the N-word Who Can?
Prince, at one point The Artist formerly known as Prince before reclaiming his name in 1998, was a complex human being on many levels.
We must be proactive in our communities to stop the violence among us.
When Dr. Judy Sakaki becomes president of Sonoma State University (SSU) in July, it will be a milestone in the school’s history.
BOSTON — Congresswoman Katherine Clark is pushing legislation she says will help members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community make more informed decisions about college. Clark’s bill would require the U.S. Department of Education to publicize colleges and universities that apply for or receive exemptions from federal civil rights protections for students on […]
University of Massachusetts professor Dr. Paul Watanabe leads research designed to strengthen and further Asian American involvement in political, economic, social and cultural life.
Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh has launched a new program that will provide two years of community college to low-income high school students who graduate with at least a 2.2 grade point average.
The White House will roll out a $100 million program to strengthen tuition-free community college programs across the United States early this summer.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. ― The California Assembly on Monday approved banning tobacco use on all California State University and community college campuses, building on a package of restrictions already awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty’s proposal for tobacco-free campuses received just enough votes to clear the lower legislative chamber, passing 41-23. AB1594 now heads […]
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 […]
A new three-year initiative aimed at increasing student study abroad at minority-serving institutions will receive financial support from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE).
Sigal Alon compared the quality and effectiveness of affirmative action policies in the United States and Israel, and arrived at conclusions that have caused American administrators to take notice.
CAIRO — Egypt’s oldest secular university on Monday granted King Salman of Saudi Arabia an honorary doctorate for his “unique services” to Arabs and Muslims, the final function in a five-day visit clouded by opposition to Cairo’s intention to hand over control of two Red Sea islands to Riyadh. In its citation, Cairo University said […]
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.
INDIANAPOLIS ― The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wednesday that would affect the way the governing body evaluates bids to host sporting events. The NCAA said the decision came during the board’s quarterly meeting in Indianapolis. In a news release, the NCAA said it requires sites that are hosting events or […]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ― After waiting eight months to find out how the NCAA would revise its list of charges tied to the North Carolina’s long-running academic fraud scandal, the school is in similar position it was before. UNC still faces five serious charges that include lack of institutional control. The governing body added a […]
It seems like at least once a week I balk at the rhetorical and so-called “politically correct — yet acidic” and “shade-like” mantra that reminds athletes that they are students first.
The recent passing of the Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles brings into focus the steady loss of civil rights stalwarts who bravely fought against Jim Crow in a segregated nation not that long ago.
Financial experts say that parents’ decision to finance thousands of dollars to send their child to their “dream” school, may have a devastating impact on their future.
The proposal to provide free or reduced price meals to low-income college students as a means of boosting their chances of earning a degree is being presented this week at a national conference on housing and food insecurity among undergraduates.
Colleges and universities are taking different measures to make their campuses not only diverse, but inclusive.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University faculty members are scheduled to vote this week on whether to rename the holiday once known on campus as Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. The Ivy League university in 2009 dropped the Columbus Day designation and changed the name of the holiday to Fall Weekend. But some people think […]
Outside of tribal colleges, Native American student representation in four-year colleges is appallingly low—0.9 percent. It is even lower, 0.5 percent, at the graduate level.
Without Nakanishi, whose watershed lawsuit in the 1980s to gain tenure was closely watched by colleagues nationally, the field of Asian American studies might not exist today.
Hispanics remain underrepresented in academe, particularly in terms of business Ph.D. attainment.
Georgia State UniversityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Panther Retention Grant program is helping students who lack the funds to pay for their last few semesters of school.
Since the â€œHarvard Revelation,â€ several scholars have noted the changing racial and ethnic ancestry of Blacks attending selective higher education institutions.
Nicole Melton has spent the last four years of her budding career in higher education teaching students the importance of breaking barriers in the intercollegiate sports arena.
AUGUSTA, Maine ― The Maine House is divided along party lines over how to fund a program that gives National Guard soldiers and airmen free tuition in the state’s higher education system. Republicans say the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System can pay for their tuition out of the agency’s existing […]
EVANSVILLE, Ind. ― Larry Gries joked that a few years ago, he was the University of Southern Indiana dental hygiene students’ guinea pig. Once Gries, 67, retired from being a student housing mail man for USI, he started taking advantage of the dental program’s services. On Monday morning, Gries was one of 36 veterans signed […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio ― Lawmakers in 10 states launched a legislative push Monday intended to make debt-free public college a priority of the 2016 election. In a teleconference, the group of Democrats announced plans to introduce resolutions in the early primary states of New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina, the political battleground state of Ohio […]
SAN FRANCISCO ― The chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving a state decision to put her on paid leave amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school’s hiring of image consultants after campus police used pepper spray against protesters. Melinda Guzman, an attorney for Chancellor Linda […]
MANHATTAN, Kan. ― Kansas State University fraternities are calling on the university to begin investigating episodes of alleged sexual violence that occur off campus. The university’s Interfraternity Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday seeking the university’s involvement in off-campus incidents, The Manhattan Mercury reports. The move comes less than a week after two students sued […]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ― After waiting eight months to find out how the NCAA would revise its list [...]
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Nicole Melton has spent the last four years of her budding career in higher education teaching [...]
A study shows that students who took more career and technical education courses were slightly [...]
Pro Football Hall of Famer and University of Southern California legend Lynn Swann is returning [...]
AMES, Iowa — A former Iowa State University basketball player who faced a rape charge tha [...]
CHICAGO — The University of Illinois said Tuesday that it will pay $375,000 to settle a f [...]
Long before the final buzzer at the end of tonight’s national championship game between the U [...]