Black Issues - Higher Education

In Architecture, African-Americans Stuck on Ground Floor in Terms of Numbers

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | August 5, 2013
Fewer than 2 percent of the 105,000 licensed architects in the USA are African-American, accord [...] Read more

Ohio’s Central State University Casting Wider Net for Students With In-state Tuition Offers

by Afi-Odelia Scruggs | August 4, 2013
Students from 24 Indiana counties will pay in-state tuition throughout their enrollment at the [...] Read more

Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Opportunity Funding Corp. Merge

by Diverse Staff | July 31, 2013
In an effort to develop the next generation of African-American entrepreneurs from the HBCU com [...] Read more

U.S. Higher Education Deeply Stratified Along Racial Lines, Study Says

by Ronald Roach |
Enrollment study describes postsecondary system’s complicity as a passive agent in the system [...] Read more

50 Years Later, Focus on Jobs Minimized in Memories of March on Washington

by Jamal Watson | July 29, 2013
Although the march has largely been associated with the “I Have a Dream” speech delivered b [...] Read more

Urban League Issues a Call to Action for Education, Jobs, Voting Rights

by Jamal Watson | July 28, 2013
Civil rights leaders united at the National Urban League Conference to discuss education reform [...] Read more

Oakwood University Sets the Standard for Meat-Free Eating on HBCU Campuses

by Vikki Conwell | July 25, 2013
Though colleges and universities nationwide are adopting meat-free dining options, Oakwood Univ [...] Read more

Saint Paul’s College Proceeds to Close Its Doors

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 22, 2013
Millard “Pete” Stith Jr., who was hired to raise funds for Saint Paul, is now in charge of [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Charlie Nelms Discusses Path to College Presidency

by Matthew Lynch | July 21, 2013
The former chancellor at North Carolina Central University and the founder of Destination Gradu [...] Read more

Woodruff Mural Collection Chronicling the Past, Providing Hope for Future

by Maria Eugenia Miranda | July 18, 2013
Talladega College hopes to raise $10 million during the tour in order to make a new arts buildi [...] Read more

HBCUs Urged to Develop Strategic Plans for International Education Programs

by Ronald Roach |
In the push to help create high-impact international education programs, the American Council o [...] Read more

N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Study Targets Blacks, The Group Most Affected by the Disease

by Katti Gray | July 16, 2013
The planned opening of a brand-new, 3,100-square-foot building at North Carolina A&T State Univ [...] Read more

Tom Joyner Offers Rachel Jeantel Scholarship to HBCU

by Diverse Staff |
Radio personality Tom Joyner has offered a full scholarship to the Historically Black College o [...] Read more

Without Timely PPL Fix, College Officials See Another Dire Financial Fall Ahead

by Reginald Stuart | July 14, 2013
At HBCUs alone, more than 12,000 students were affected last year by the revised Parent Plus Lo [...] Read more

Coppin State University Names New President

by Diverse Staff | July 9, 2013
Coppin State University named Mortimer Neufville president on Tuesday following a vote by the U [...] Read more