Walter Hudson - Higher Education


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Scholars Respond to Chauvin Conviction

by | April 20, 2021 From coast to coast, scholars reacted with a sense of relief over the conviction of Derek Chauv Read more

Dr. Cornel West is Leaving Harvard for Union Theological Seminary

by | March 8, 2021
Dr. Cornel West—one of the nation’s most prolific scholars—is leaving Harvard University [...] Read more

Civil Rights Leader Vernon Jordan Dead at 85

by | March 2, 2021
Vernon Jordan, a prominent civil rights leader and champion for historically Black colleges and [...] Read more

Thasunda Brown Duckett Named President of TIAA

by | February 27, 2021
Thasunda Brown Duckett will succeed Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., as TIAA’s president and CEO [...] Read more

After Harvard Refuses to Take Up His Tenure Case, Dr. Cornel West Threatens to Leave

by | February 21, 2021
Dr. Cornel West—arguably one of the nation’s most prominent Black intellectuals—is contem [...] Read more

2021 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Jameson D. Lopez

by | January 20, 2021
Growing up, Dr. Jameson D. Lopez, or “JD” as he prefers to be called, was no stranger to hi [...] Read more

New Denver High School Modeled After HBCUs

by | January 4, 2021
A new public high school founded upon the principles of historically Black colleges and univers [...] Read more

Biden to Tap Dr. Miguel Cardona for Secretary of Education Post

by | December 22, 2020
Dr. Miguel Cardona, Connecticut's education commissioner, has emerged as President-elect Joe Bi [...] Read more

Diversity Takes Center Stage in Biden-Harris Nominations

by | December 10, 2020
With about six weeks to go before President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Har [...] Read more

House of Representatives Passes HBCU PARTNERS Act

by | December 7, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives has made it easier for Historically Black Colleges and Univer [...] Read more

Black Economist, Dr. Walter E. Williams, Dead at 84

by | December 6, 2020
Dr. Walter E. Williams, a prominent economist and longtime professor at George Mason University [...] Read more

Bennett College is a Step Closer to Gaining Full Accreditation by TRACS

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Bennett College—the small, private Historically Black College for women headquartered in Gree [...] Read more

MSNBC’s Joy Reid to Join Howard University Faculty in Spring

by | December 5, 2020
MSNBC’s Joy Reid is joining the Howard University faculty as a visiting professor in the [...] Read more

Department of Education Extends Student Loan Suspensions Through End of January 2021

by | December 4, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that federal student loan repayment forbearance, i [...] Read more

New Initiative Looks to Reduce Student Debt at Select HBCUs

by | November 23, 2020
The Student Freedom Initiative has announced a partnership with nine Historically Black College [...] Read more
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