- Higher Education
by Aina Hunter

A persistent science and technology gap between White and non-White students and crippling student debt are two key education issues addressed in the National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” annual report.

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Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) last week to actualize its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. The announcement last week ended a period of inactive admissions at Dillard for the pre-licensure baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs during the 2017-2018 academic year, following a […]

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A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” lists the colleges and universities that have been able to address this gap as well as those where the disparity is still strong

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Dr. Joseph L. Jones has been ousted from his role as president of the HBCU, for his “lack of transparency,” according to board of trustees.

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   Towson University

"Towson University (TU) offers students the best of both worlds. We have the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college..."

Dr. Deb Moriarty
Vice President for Student Affairs

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TRACY L. BRUNDAGE was named president of Keystone College. She will be the first woman to lead the school since it transitioned to a four-year institution from a junior college. Brundage currently serves as the school’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree and doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.

TOKI WRIGHT was named assistant chair of professional music department at Berklee College of Music. Wright, a producer, writer, MC and community organizer, will take on his new duties effective July 15. He also led the country’s first fully accredited Hip-Hop Studies program at McNally Smith College of Music.

DALE-ELIZABETH PEHRSSON has been named president of Clarion University. She currently serves as dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University. Pehrsson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany, two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Idaho State University.

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