Black Issues - Higher Education


Dr. Hiram Powell Named Interim President at Bethune-Cookman University

by | April 23, 2021
Dr. Hiram C. Powell has been named interim president of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), effe [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta University Launches Executive Leadership Institute to Train Next Generation of HBCU Presidents

by Rebecca Kelliher | April 22, 2021
To recruit and prepare potential future leaders to serve at historically Black colleges and uni [...] Read more

Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal Introduce College for All Plan

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and Rep. Pramila Jayapal D-Wash. introduced the College for All Plan [...] Read more

Simmons College of Kentucky Students Made Eligible for Kentucky Tuition Grant

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Students at Simmons College of Kentucky are eligible for the Kentucky Tuition Grant – nearly [...] Read more

Howard University Announces Endowed Scholarship to Honor Alum

by | April 21, 2021
Howard University has announced a new endowed scholarship – beginning with more than $200,000 [...] Read more

Former Obama Administration Education Secretary Dr. John B. King Jr. Announces Maryland Gubernatorial Bid

by | April 20, 2021
Dr. John B. King Jr. – former education secretary under President Barack Obama – is seekin [...] Read more

UC San Diego Approves Undergrad Degree in Black Diaspora and African American Studies

by | April 16, 2021
University of California San Diego has approved an undergraduate degree in Black Diaspora and A [...] Read more

Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education Celebrates Black Excellence in Education

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The Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education (The CAFE) will hold The 1954 Project Presents: T [...] Read more

Hampton University Faculty and Staff Required to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19

by | April 15, 2021
Hampton University faculty and staff will be required to get vaccinated for COVID-19, barring a [...] Read more

House Panel Votes to Advance Reparations Measure

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The House Judiciary Committee voted 25-17 Wednesday to advance a measure that would form a comm [...] Read more

Central Piedmont Community College and Johnson C. Smith University Partner for Bachelor’s Degree Pathway

by | April 9, 2021
Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) are partnering [...] Read more

Study: Black Adults Who Attended Racially Balanced Schools Were Worse Off

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Black adults who attended racially balanced mixed-race schools ended up finishing fewer years o [...] Read more

Middlebury Institute of International Studies Creates Scholarship for HBCU, HSI and TCU Alumni

by | April 8, 2021
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey has created a scholarship for alu [...] Read more

Deion Sanders Helps SWAC Land Pepsi Sponsorship

by | April 6, 2021
Deion Sanders, head football coach at Jackson State University, has helped the Southwestern Ath [...] Read more

University of Richmond Board Suspends Decision to Keep Controversial Names of Two Campus Buildings

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The University of Richmond’s board of trustees has decided to “suspend” its recent contro [...] Read more