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:

Dr. Julia Chinyere Oparah Appointed Provost at University of San Francisco

by | February 19, 2021
Ethnic studies scholar Dr. Julia Chinyere Oparah, provost and dean of the faculty at Mills Coll [...] Read more

Education Company EAB to Acquire Student Success Platform Starfish

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Education company EAB will acquire Hobsons’ student success platform, Starfish. As Starfish j [...] Read more

Ferris State University Launches Free Tuition Program for Low-Income Students

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Ferris State University is implementing a program that will give free tuition to students with [...] Read more

Three New Jersey Universities Suffer Racist Attacks at Black History Month Events

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Rutgers University, Rider University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology have reported r [...] Read more

Portland State University in Housing Assistance Pilot Program

by | February 18, 2021
Portland State University is part of a pilot program that gives rental assistance to housing-st [...] Read more

Wright State University to Potentially Cut Up to 113 Faculty Positions

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Wright State University President Dr. Susan Edwards is expected to recommend Feb. 19 that WSU l [...] Read more

University of Idaho College of Law Gets New Dean

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Johanna Kalb will become dean of the University of Idaho College of Law in May, The Lewiston Tr [...] Read more

Eight HBCUs to Receive $650,000 to Preserve Campuses

by | February 17, 2021
Several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will receive more than $650,000 in [...] Read more

Mars Hill University Volleyball Coach Raoul Fontanelle Dies

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Longtime Mars Hill University volleyball coach Raoul “Tony” Fontanelle has died on Feb. 15, [...] Read more

Duke Engineering Dean Named Provost of Emory University

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Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, Duke University’s Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering, will b [...] Read more

Lord Fairfax Community College Seeks New Name, Removing Former Slave Owner Namesake

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Lord Fairfax Community College’s board has voted 9-3 on to change the school’s name from th [...] Read more

George Mason University Offers Anti-Racist Professional Development Program for Educators

by | February 16, 2021
Educators are now welcome to gain professional development pertaining to anti-racist practices [...] Read more

Oakland University President Donates $250,000 for Racial and Social Justice

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Oakland University President Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz donated $250,000 to the school – in hon [...] Read more

Lehigh University Video Addressing Poverty “Myths” Draws Fire

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A Lehigh University professor’s video about poverty – in which he claims it’s a myth that [...] Read more

Dr. C. Andrew McGadney Appointed President of Knox College

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Dr. C. Andrew McGadney will become Knox College’s 20th president, effective July 1, according [...] Read more