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Report: Almost Half of Student Debt is Being Repaid Through Income-Driven Plans

by Lois Elfman | February 17, 2020
As of 2017, approximately half of student debt is being repaid through income-driven plans, say [...] Read more

Maryland HBCU Bowie State Opens Free Food Pantry for Students

Maryland’s Bowie State University has opened a new food pantry and nutrition lounge to feed s [...] Read more

Illinois State University Creates New Position for Diversity, Inclusion

Illinois State University on Monday announced it has created a new position to “move diversit [...] Read more

Nursing: Continuing a Legacy of Care

Nursing: Continuing a Legacy of Care [...] Read more

Teaching Confederate Monuments

by Mariah Crilley |
After Heather Heyer’s death, I knew I had a responsibility as an educator to engage the debat [...] Read more

Report: Diminishing Financial Aid for Low-Income Students

by Lois Elfman | February 16, 2020
A new report says that as universities chase high rankings and future donors, financial aid mon [...] Read more

Black and Hispanic Students May be Paying More for College Loans, Study Finds

| February 14, 2020
Graduates of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-serving institut [...] Read more

U of Florida Tells Professors Not to Order Sick Students to be Tested for Coronavirus

The University of Florida on Jan. 31 told its professors to stop ordering visibly sick students [...] Read more

University of Colorado Names Theodosia Cook New Chief Diversity Officer

University of Colorado leaders announced that Theodosia Cook will be the new chief diversity of [...] Read more

Professor Who Called Police on Black Student Won’t Teach for Rest of the Semester

| February 13, 2020
Ball State University (BSU) decided on Wednesday that professor Shaheen Borna, who called the p [...] Read more

Dr. Mary Hinton Named President of Hollins University

Dr. Mary Dana Hinton was named president of Virginia’s Hollins University on Thursday, accord [...] Read more

Dr. Darryl J. Pines Named President of University of Maryland

Dr. Darryll J. Pines, dean of the University of Maryland engineering school, was named the inst [...] Read more

Judge Voids U of North Carolina’s Settlement With Confederate Group

A judge on Wednesday voided a controversial settlement that the University of North Carolina sy [...] Read more

Expanding Rural Students’ Opportunities is as Simple as Getting Online

by Irvin Espinoza |
When it comes to college, the odds are stacked against students like me. Neither of my parents [...] Read more

Two History Professors Chronicle the Lives of the First Black Scholars Hired at PWIs

by Lois Elfman |
Dr. David Canton, associate professor of history at Connecticut College, is working on a biogra [...] Read more