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Historically Black Meharry Medical College Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Network

by B. Denise Hawkins | June 30, 2020
Meharry Medical College has joined the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Network and will be “enrolling [...] Read more

Southwestern U Renames Hall in Honor of Its First Black Student and Graduate

Southwestern University has renamed a first-year residence hall after Ernest Clark, the institu [...] Read more

After Rejecting Its Removal in 2018, Hofstra U Now Decides to Move Jefferson Statue

Two years after rejecting a petition to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from campus, Hofstr [...] Read more

Black Jewish College Student in Wisconsin Says She Was Set on Fire

A Black Jewish college student in Madison, Wisconsin, said she was set on fire last Wednesday b [...] Read more

Penn State U Commits $10 Million to Match Diversity Scholarships

Pennsylvania State University has made a $10 million commitment to scholarships that will suppo [...] Read more

Professor Who Made ‘Vile’ Comments About Minorities to Retire

A University of North Carolina Wilmington professor who recently made what the college called [...] Read more

Stare Down the White Gaze: Demystifying the “Model Minority” Stereotype

by Yang Hu |
“You brought the virus here.” These words were thrown at me on a street corner as I walked [...] Read more

Princeton U Removes Woodrow Wilson’s Name, Trump Calls Decision ‘Stupid’

| June 29, 2020
Princeton University’s board voted to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from two of its institut [...] Read more

HBCU Fall Preview: Colleges Plan a Phased Return to Campus

by B. Denise Hawkins |
Starting today, Diverse will provide occasional news-roundups and interviews from historically [...] Read more

Mississippi Legislature Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Symbol From State Flag

Mississippi’s legislature on Sunday passed a bill to remove a Confederate symbol from the sta [...] Read more

Kansas State Footballers on Strike Until U Allows Expulsion for Racist Actions

Kansas State University footballers announced a strike on Saturday saying they will boycott all [...] Read more

Oregon Universities Will No Longer Call Sports Rivalry ‘Civil War’

The University of Oregon and Oregon State University have agreed to no longer refer to the spor [...] Read more

More Than 300 Colleges Outline What They Want to See in Applicants During COVID-19

University leaders from more than 300 colleges and universities on Monday issued a statement in [...] Read more

Do You Hear Me? Language of the Unheard

by J. Michael Harpe |
With protests and outrage sweeping through our nation, we must channel our frustrations into ac [...] Read more

10 Concrete Policy Changes PWIs Can Enact to Show Black Lives Matter

by Sydney Freeman, Jr. | June 25, 2020
As senior leaders prepare for the fall semester, I would like to provide 10 concrete policies a [...] Read more