The fact that Donald Trump would have the unmitigated gall to allude to John Lewis being incompetent, ineffective and useless to his constituency is beyond insulting.
The year 2016 started out with a great deal of promise. Before we lament, we must still be thankful for all that happened last year.
Kim Burrell has added her undeniably controversial perspective on an issue that has been an ongoing source of contention within the Black community — homophobia.
On the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, more than 100,000 people are expected to descend on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington.
For the past two weeks, a group of Miami Dade College students and faculty advisors has joined students at a number of select institutions participating in The Washington Center’s 2017 Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar.
SAN DIEGO — President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge’s approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March 30. Trump Entrepreneur Initiative LLC paid the money into escrow ahead of Wednesday’s deadline, said plaintiff attorney Jason Forge, who represented people […]
At Portland Community College (PCC), administrators and faculty are looking for ways to meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable students on campus, including students who have previously been in the foster care system.
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.
Lamar Institute of Technology reasonably accommodated a former student with memory problems caused by an anoxic brain injury, a federal appeals court has ruled.
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBCUs.
SAO PAULO — For more than 30 years, the bones of Josef Mengele, a German doctor who conducted horrific experiments on thousands of Jews at Auschwitz, lay unclaimed inside a blue plastic bag in Sao Paulo’s Legal Medical Institute. Dr. Daniel Romero Munoz, who led the team that identified Mengele’s remains in 1985, saw an […]
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.
JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State University’s $75 million campus in Queretaro, Mexico, is on track to open in the fall. The Jonesboro Sun reports the first round of acceptance letters will be sent out Jan. 16. Provost Brad Rawlins says 330 students applied to school at the new campus. The school will initially offer degree […]
All paths in this debate over paying student-athletes inevitably lead to that familiar mantra: Follow the money.
As the first and thus far only female to be appointed commissioner of a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) athletic conference, Judy MacLeod serves as an inspiration and motivator to those eager to see more diverse representations in intercollegiate athletics.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas track coach Mario Sategna has returned to the program after a months-long leave of absence and a school ethics and misconduct investigation. Texas officials announced Wednesday that Sategna had returned to duty after four months away from the Longhorns program. Officials acknowledged receiving “conduct complaints,” but did not provide any details […]
In an effort to bolster retention and increase graduation rates at Black colleges, the Lumina Foundation has awarded a grant of $716,700 to Morgan State University to implement initiatives that will increase completion rates and improve outcomes for historically underserved students. The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Success Project, is a three-year $1.5 […]
The announcement this week by Morehouse College that it was parting ways with its president after four years on the job adds additional grief for the larger community of HBCUs in America, say higher education advocates.
The university’s attorneys — contesting a lawsuit filed by a former student over an alleged rape — argue that the school is not subject to Title IX, which prohibits gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence in education.
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.
Tribal colleges partner with Northern Arizona University to improve educational opportunities for Native Americans in the region.
With the rise in diversity, colleges and universities need to focus on how to not only enroll student of color, but to ensure their success.
Wealth among Asian Americans is so highly concentrated among those at the top of the socioeconomic ladder that wealth inequality among people of Asian descent is even greater than wealth inequality among Whites.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University-Alexandria has a new chancellor. LSU President F. King Alexander announced in a news release Tuesday Guiyou Huang will take over the chancellor’s post on Jan. 1. Huang is currently the senior vice president for academic affairs, dean of the faculty and professor of English at Norwich University, in […]
Lawmakers have introduced legislation that would have the effect of banning social justice classes, activities and events, from K-12, to colleges and universities statewide.
Called the “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy Act,” or “BRIDGE Act,” the law will give students temporary protection from deportation, and allow work permits to continue without interruption.
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 […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University has agreed to pay $25,000 to a former student who sued after he was removed from a master’s degree counseling program because he said he wouldn’t counsel gay couples. Andrew Cash sued the university in April. The settlement with the Missouri State Board of Governors was final last month […]
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.
As higher education institutions across the nation move to boost enrollment and graduation, Texas is rolling out an unusual program this month aimed at achieving both goals.
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 […]
SAN FRANCISCO — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said. The UC Office of the President said Napolitano, 59, was diagnosed last August but did not say what […]
MALVERN, Pa. — A Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia has announced plans to reduce its tuition by 23 percent for the 2017-18 academic year to offset the rising cost of higher education. Tuition to Immaculata University in Chester County will be reset from $34,410 to $26,500 next year. Without the reduction, university officials say tuition […]
In a contentious Senate confirmation hearing in which Democrats cast her as unqualified to be s [...]
MALVERN, Pa. — A Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia has announced plans to reduce its [...]
BOSTON — Students of the now-shuttered American Career Institute will have more than $30 mill [...]
Tuition increases next fall at Maryland’s public colleges and universities would be capped at [...]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is renewing his push to eliminate sales taxes cha [...]
CONCORD, N.H. — While both college debt and the “boomerang” phenomenon are growing, a new [...]
BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’s troubled by the record of Donald Trump [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — Undergraduate students at the University of California may face a tuition inc [...]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to offer free tuition to low and middle income c [...]