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Catana Starks, the First African American Woman to Coach a Collegiate Men’s Golf Team, Dead at 75

by | September 8, 2020 Dr. Catana Starks, a Tennessee State University golf coach and alumna, died on Sunday at the ag Read more

‘Disappointed’ UW-Madison Student Leaders Ask the University to Move All Classes Online

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Elected student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are asking that the s [...] Read more

West Virginia U Suspends In-Person Classes After Increase in Cases and Holiday Weekend Parties

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West Virginia University is suspending in-person classes at its main campus in Morgantown throu [...] Read more

GW History Dept. to Dr. Jessica Krug: Resign

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George Washington University’s Department of History has responded to the news that one i [...] Read more

St. Louis Cardinals’ Lou Brock, ‘The Greatest Base-Stealer Ever Known’, Dead at 81

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Lou Brock, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Hall of Fame outfielder who “became the greatest ba [...] Read more

College Promise, ETS Report Identifies the Needs of Five Student Populations

by | September 4, 2020
The College Promise and Educational Testing Service (ETS) have published the results of a mult [...] Read more

White Professor of African Studies Confesses to Having Lied About Being Black For Years

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An African and Latin American studies professor at George Washington University recently reveal [...] Read more

UK to Undergo ‘Major Reorganization’ of Leadership That Will Emphasize Diversity

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The University of Kentucky is undergoing a “major reorganization” of its senior adm [...] Read more

Fauci: Colleges With COVID-19 Outbreaks Should Not Send Infected Students Back Home

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading infectious disease expert, has advice for colleges trying to contr [...] Read more

CDF Appoints Its First New CEO As Founder and Civil Rights Leader Steps Down

by | September 3, 2020
For the first time in its 47 year history, The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will undergo [...] Read more

30 of 40 Greek Life Houses Under Quarantine Directive at Indiana U-Bloomington

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Of the 42 communal living houses at Indiana University-Bloomington, 30 are being told to quaran [...] Read more

U of Minnesota Duluth Faculty Outline Ways School Can Address ‘Deep-Rooted Structures of Racism’

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A group of faculty at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) wrote to leaders of the universi [...] Read more

Central Michigan U Professor Allegedly No Longer an Employee Following Use of Racial Slur

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A Central Michigan University (CMU) professor who was placed on paid administrative leave for u [...] Read more

More Counts Filed Against Two Coaches Previously Charged in College Admissions Scam

by | September 2, 2020
Two coaches previously charged in the college admissions scam have been charged with more count [...] Read more

Judge: ‘UC System Must Stop Using SAT/ACT Scores For Admissions, Scholarship Decisions

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The University of California system must stop using SAT or ACT scores when making admissions an [...] Read more
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