Arrman Kyaw - Higher Education

Arrman Kyaw
Arrman is an editorial assistant at Diverse, where he handles newsletters and contributes to reporting and editing. He has prior newsroom experience including from Richmond Magazine, The Henrico Citizen and the Capital News Service. A Burmese reporter, he graduated 2020 in journalism and philosophy from the University of Richmond, where he was managing editor for the student-run newspaper, The Collegian. You can find him on Twitter at @ArrmanKyaw and on his website:

Adrienne Davis, WashU Vice Provost for Diversity, Steps Down in May

by | November 20, 2020
Dr. Adrienne D. Davis, Washington University in St. Louis vice provost for faculty affairs and [...] Read more

Hendrix College Receives $15 Million From Windgate Foundation, Extends Fundraising Campaign to 2023

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Hendrix College has received $15 million from the Windgate Foundation, exceeding its $110 milli [...] Read more

Dr. W. Franklin Evans Named First Black President of West Liberty State University

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Dr. W. Franklin Evans will become the first Black president in West Liberty State University’ [...] Read more

Late English Professor Gifts University $350,000 for Student Scholarship Endowment

by | November 19, 2020
Linda Hill, an English professor at Claflin University who died April 2019, has left $350,000 t [...] Read more

U Michigan Settles For $9.25 Million With Sexual Harassment Survivors of Former Provost

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The University of Michigan has settled lawsuits for $9.25 million with eight sexual harassment [...] Read more

Clarion University President Appointed Interim President of Edinboro University

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Clarion University President Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson has been appointed interim president o [...] Read more

Bank of America Giving Morgan State University $1 Million to Address Student of Color Skill Gap

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Bank of America is giving Morgan State University $1 million to help students of color get educ [...] Read more

U of Michigan to Hire 20 Tenure-Track Faculty as Part of Anti-Racism Initiative

by | November 18, 2020
The University of Michigan (UM) will hire at least 20 tenure-track faculty – versed in academ [...] Read more

U.S. House Approves Bill to Give Lumbee Tribe Federal Recognition

by | November 17, 2020
The U.S. House has approved the Lumbee Recognition Act, a bill to give the Lumbee Tribe of Nort [...] Read more

New Joint Initiative Founded to Support HBCU Students in STEM Fields

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The American Chemistry Council, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, The Chemours Company [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College to Allow Some Students on Campus in Spring

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Atlanta’s three largest historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) plan to allow so [...] Read more

Michigan to Implement New Gathering Restrictions Amid COVID-19 Surge

by | November 16, 2020
Amid a COVID-19 surge, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Sunday new pandemic restriction [...] Read more

15-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Student to Attend Clark Atlanta University

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A Tennessee 15-year-old is one of Clark Atlanta University’s youngest students ever, accordin [...] Read more

Harvard’s Promise to Hire Ethnic Studies Faculty Prompts Cynicism

by | November 13, 2020
Harvard University is looking to hire three to four faculty ethnic studies faculty by the end o [...] Read more

North Carolina Will Provide COVID-19 Tests to In-State Higher Ed Institutions Before Holiday Breaks

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North Carolina will be providing COVID-19 tests to colleges and universities across the state a [...] Read more