Black Issues - Higher Education


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

Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black Achievement

by Jamal Watson |
Group gathers to strategize solutions and share best practices for the second year in a row. [...] Read more

Norfolk State Interim President Ready to Take on Challenges

by Corinne Reilly, The Virginian-Pilot | October 23, 2013
Eddie Moore Jr. was hired as a fixer as NSU is grappling with a range of problems, including po [...] Read more

Grambling Football Boycott Draws Attention to Financial Struggles

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | October 22, 2013
Grambling president says he's used the national attention as a way to highlight campus academic [...] Read more

NAACP Increases Efforts to Target College Students

by Jamal Watson | October 21, 2013
Though many have argued that the NAACP no longer resonate with young people of this generation, [...] Read more