Black Issues - Higher Education
Vanderbilt, Fisk Partner to Tackle HIV and AIDS

Vanderbilt, Fisk Partner to Tackle HIV and AIDS

by | October 29, 2017
Two Universities are partnering to reach out to individuals at risk for HIV and AIDS in the gre [...] Read more
Iowa State Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Assault Policies

Iowa State Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Assault Policies

by Associated Press | October 26, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Iowa State University administrator is suing the school, saying i [...] Read more
Clemson Student Vice President Impeached, to Face Trial

Clemson Student Vice President Impeached, to Face Trial

by Associated Press |
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson University’s student senate has voted to impeach the student govern [...] Read more
University of Minnesota Aims to Attract Minority Students

University of Minnesota Aims to Attract Minority Students

by Associated Press |
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota is increasing efforts to recruit students of color [...] Read more
Lawrence Activist Banned from University Building Hired

Lawrence Activist Banned from University Building Hired

by Associated Press | October 25, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A Lawrence activist who’s banned from one building at the University of Ka [...] Read more

TMCF Names Harry Williams President/CEO

by | October 24, 2017
At its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala on Monday evening, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund named [...] Read more
Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

by | October 18, 2017
Kelisa Wing is the assistant principal at West Point Elementary School in New York, but she rem [...] Read more
Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

Colleges and Universities Pool Resources to Curb Costs

by Timothy Pratt |
Efforts to build alliances are especially growing among smaller private colleges that are heavi [...] Read more
Boston College Students Walk Out After Racial Incidents

Boston College Students Walk Out After Racial Incidents

by Associated Press |
BOSTON — Hundreds of students at Boston College have walked out of their classes to protest r [...] Read more
Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press | October 17, 2017
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more
New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

by Joseph Hong | October 16, 2017
The Board of Trustees at Morehouse College concluded a six-month search when it voted on Sunday [...] Read more
Johnson C. Smith University Names Armbrister President

Johnson C. Smith University Names Armbrister President

by Associated Press | October 4, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Johnson C. Smith University has named a new president. The historically Bla [...] Read more
Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA — The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that Clark Atlanta University should regain 13 a [...] Read more
More Study Abroad Opportunities Needed for Students of Color

More Study Abroad Opportunities Needed for Students of Color

by | October 2, 2017
According to NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, students of color made up only [...] Read more
4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme

4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme

by Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press | September 26, 2017
Ten men — including a top Adidas executive and four college basketball assistant coaches — [...] Read more