Black Issues - Higher Education
Indiana University Police Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Indiana University Police Hires Chief Diversity Officer

by Associated Press | September 12, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University Police Department has appointed its first chief di [...] Read more
White House Says HBCU Summit Still On Despite Reports

White House Says HBCU Summit Still On Despite Reports

by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | September 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — A mid-September conference on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU [...] Read more
New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

by Gia Savage | September 6, 2017
The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions report, backed by a campaign that utilized 52 [...] Read more
DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

by Gia Savage | September 5, 2017
Prior to last Friday’s announcement of the postponement of the annual White House Initiative [...] Read more
Craig Littlepage Retiring as University of Virginia’s Athletic Director

Craig Littlepage Retiring as University of Virginia’s Athletic Director

by Hank Kurz Jr., Associated Press |
Craig Littlepage is retiring after 16 years as Virginia’s athletic director. Littlepage made [...] Read more
Court Rules Against Professor in Race Discrimination Case

Court Rules Against Professor in Race Discrimination Case

by Associated Press | September 4, 2017
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of racial discrimination claim [...] Read more
White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

by Joseph Hong |
The Department of Education announced on Friday that the annual national conference of historic [...] Read more
London Delivers Epic Upset in Debut as Howard University Coach

London Delivers Epic Upset in Debut as Howard University Coach

by Joe Reedy, Associated Press |
Howard University, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) school, were a 45-point underdog t [...] Read more
Planning Helped Texas Southern Get a Handle on Harvey

Planning Helped Texas Southern Get a Handle on Harvey

by Joseph Hong | September 1, 2017
Dr. Austin Lane, Texas Southern University president, and his crisis management team discussed [...] Read more
Experts Highlight Higher Ed’s Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

Experts Highlight Higher Ed’s Impact on Criminal Justice Reform

by Joseph Hong | August 28, 2017
During this politically tumultuous time, the governance studies program at the Brookings Instit [...] Read more
Police Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in University of Maryland Noose Case

Police Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in University of Maryland Noose Case

by Associated Press | August 27, 2017
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Police at the University of Maryland have alerted College Park campus off [...] Read more
Scholar Warns of Negative Images of Black Males in Media Influencing Teachers

Scholar Warns of Negative Images of Black Males in Media Influencing Teachers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 24, 2017
Dr. Darius Prier wants aspiring teachers to think about how negative images of Black males in t [...] Read more
Nation’s Oldest HBCU Focused on Sustainability

Nation’s Oldest HBCU Focused on Sustainability

by Gia Savage | August 23, 2017
Alumni and experts weigh in on the future of 180-year-old Cheyney University as the nation’s [...] Read more
Pennsylvania to Forgive $30M in Loans to Cheyney University

Pennsylvania to Forgive $30M in Loans to Cheyney University

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system has agreed to forgive $30 mi [...] Read more
Researchers Seek Key to Success of STEM Students at HBCUs

Researchers Seek Key to Success of STEM Students at HBCUs

by Gia Savage | August 22, 2017
Research being conducted by The Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership (CASL) may show t [...] Read more