Black Issues - Higher Education
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Howard University Ups Its Minimum Wage in a Push For Employee Financial Wellness

by | February 20, 2020 Howard University has been making a concerted push for financial wellness on campus – not jus [...] Read more

Salisbury U Campus Police Working With FBI to Investigate Multiple Racist Threats

Officials at Maryland’s Salisbury University said college police are working with the FBI and [...] Read more

How Dr. Hasan Jeffries is Rethinking the Way We Teach Black History

by | February 7, 2020
As a teenager in 1980s Brooklyn, Dr. Hasan Jeffries tried piecing together two different storie [...] Read more

“Just Mercy” is a Realistic Portrayal of the Problems in the Criminal Justice System, Say Scholars

by | February 6, 2020
In an early scene in the film, "Just Mercy," death row inmate Walter “Johnny D.” McMillian, [...] Read more

Ball State Faculty Want Tenure Review of Professor Who Called Police on Black Student

by | February 2, 2020
Several Ball State University faculty last Thursday said they want a post-tenure review of a pr [...] Read more

How HBCUs’ Strategies Can Help K-12’s Students of Color

by | January 21, 2020
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) hosted a daylong summit on Tuesday to discuss the role HBC [...] Read more

Bill Clinton, Activists, and Others Honored at King Day Celebration

by | January 20, 2020
At the National Action Network’s Martin Luther King Day Civil Rights Breakfast, the organizat [...] Read more

Dr. Jonathan Holloway Appointed First Black President of Rutgers University

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Dr. Jonathan Holloway, provost of Northwestern University, was named president of Rutgers Unive [...] Read more

Inclusion Issues Explored at MLA Convention

by | January 12, 2020
Humanities faculty discussed practical techniques for boosting academic diversity alongside bro [...] Read more

Rice University Announces First African American Provost

by | December 16, 2019
Rice University recently promoted its dean of engineering, Dr. Reginald DesRoches, to the posit [...] Read more

UNCF Celebrates as FUTURE Act Awaits Trump’s Signature

by | December 10, 2019
The latest version of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan compromise on funding for minority serving i [...] Read more

Black Women Academics Share Secrets to Success of Navigating the Academy

by Autumn A. Arnett | November 5, 2019
For the second year in a row, the International Colloquium on Black Males in Education kicked o [...] Read more

Report: HBCU Enrollment Increase is a Result of Current Political Climate

by | October 22, 2019
New research found that an increase in applications and enrollment at one-third of historically [...] Read more

New Research Journal Focuses on Gifted and High-Achieving Minority Groups

by | September 30, 2019
A newly launched peer-review journal is scheduled to publish in Spring 2020 and will examine ac [...] Read more

“Black 14” Received Apology from UW, 50 Years After Incident

by | September 18, 2019
In 1969, 14 Black football players at the University of Wyoming (UW) asked their coach for perm [...] Read more
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