Black Issues - Higher Education


Report: Job Growth Under Health Care Reform to Benefit Minorities

by Ronald Roach | November 24, 2013
A new analysis of health care job growth estimates that over the next decade a total of 4.6 mil [...] Read more

Wayne State Stands By Detroit Amid Bankruptcy

by Reginald Stuart | November 21, 2013
Despite Detroit’s financial challenges, Wayne State University has been supporting the city b [...] Read more

Proposal to Disband UDC Sports Teams Delayed

by Jamal Watson | November 20, 2013
University of District Columbia Interim President James Lyons’ proposal to end the school’s [...] Read more

Alabama A&M’s Fiscal Health Improving

by Pearl Stewart | November 19, 2013
Amid the toughest time in recent history for HBCUs, Andrew Hugine managed to reverse Alabama A& [...] Read more

New SCSU President Tackles Enrollment, Financial Challenges

by Reginald Stuart | November 18, 2013
Five months after being appointed the new president of South Carolina State University, Thomas [...] Read more

Poll: Minorities More Likely to Say College Degree is Key to Success

by Ronald Roach |
Minorities overwhelmingly believe the U.S. economy will benefit if President Obama's goal of in [...] Read more

Johns Hopkins’ Pioneering Cardiac Surgeon Reflects on Lifetime of Service

by B. Denise Hawkins | November 10, 2013
Photo caption: Among his many roles, Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. made himself a pitchman and a champio [...] Read more

Human Rights Campaign HBCU LGBT Summit Fosters New Leaders

by Jamal E. Mazyck | November 7, 2013
30 LGBT student leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Human Rights Campai [...] Read more

Study Reveals University Endowments Bouncing Back from Recession

by Reginald Stuart | November 6, 2013
Preliminary results from a study on higher education endowments conclude that college endowment [...] Read more

Hefty Debt Dissuades Blacks from Attending Med School

by Jamal Watson | November 4, 2013
Blacks are deciding against applying to medical school as they expect to shoulder more than $15 [...] Read more

Howard University Attempting to Re-establish Ties to Late John H. Johnson

by Jamal Watson | November 3, 2013
Despite $4 million donation, the former publishing giant’s name had been removed from the uni [...] Read more

A Solemn Plea to the HBCU Family: Give Back!

by | October 31, 2013
Give back to your alma mater (or to any historically Black college), and give to Grambling Stat [...] Read more

HBCU Presidents at a New Crossroads

by Dianne Hayes | October 29, 2013
The burning question that remains is about the fate of HBCUs and how to stop the trend that’s [...] Read more

VI Congressional Leader Fights for Black Boys in Education

by Jamal Watson | October 27, 2013
Dr. Donna Christensen, the sole Democratic congressional leader from the Virgin Islands, is pas [...] Read more

Scholars Reveal Best Practices to Keep Black Males in Education

by Jamal Watson | October 24, 2013
As the second annual international colloquium on Black males in education continues, scholars o [...] Read more