Black Issues - Higher Education


African-American Students Step Up #BBUM Campaign at Univ. of Michigan

by Jamal E. Mazyck | January 22, 2014
The group took the consistently trending discussion to another level this week when it presente [...] Read more

New Reports Help Answer Expanding College Opportunity Challenge

by Ronald Roach | January 16, 2014
The Education Trust organization released a pair of reports highlighting measures institutions [...] Read more

Scholar Poised to Introduce Intersection Between Race, Modern English

by Ronald Roach | January 15, 2014
2014 Emerging Scholar Dr. Dennis Austin Britton is bringing the “theological account of race [...] Read more

Vernon Jordan Tapped to Lead Howard Presidential Search

by Jamal Watson | January 13, 2014
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. has been selected to chair the search committee to select Howard Universit [...] Read more

FAMU Names Elmira Mangum President

by G.E. Branch III | January 9, 2014
Magnum becomes the first female permanent president in the school’s 126-year history and the [...] Read more

Baraka’s Controversial Legacy

by Jamal Watson |
Black academicians, activists and artists remember the life of Amiri Baraka, one of the nation [...] Read more

Financial Crisis Knocks Arkansas Baptist College to its Knees

by Jamal Watson | January 1, 2014
A group of faculty and staff are calling for the immediate ouster of the school’s president, [...] Read more

History Motivates SEC Inclusion Program Boss to Keep Door Open

by Christina Sturdivant | December 29, 2013
For Pamela Gibbs, the need to create paths to diversity and equality within the workplace is ro [...] Read more

FAMU’s New Recruiting Strategy Paying Off

by Reginald Stuart | December 26, 2013
So far applications for the fall, 2014 academic year are up 10 percent compared to this time sa [...] Read more

Dr. James W. Loewen Changing the Way America Views its History

by Jamal Watson | December 24, 2013
Inspired by Mississippi’s flawed teaching of history, Harvard-trained sociologist Loewen is a [...] Read more

Mississippi State House Just 1st Stop for Student Jeramey Anderson

by Jamal Watson | December 22, 2013
At 22, Tulane’s history-making state representative aims to aid HBCUs along the way as he cha [...] Read more

HBCUs Still Waiting for Solution to Parent PLUS Loan Crisis

by Reginald Stuart | December 19, 2013
HBCUs still have no news from the Department of Education on whether the problems over the Pare [...] Read more

Lane College President McClure Dies

by Reginald Stuart | December 11, 2013
Veteran higher education leader, Dr. Wesley McClure, president of Lane College for two decades [...] Read more

Grambling: Access to Federal Financial Aid Not in Jeopardy

by Associated Press | December 10, 2013
A university official said they are working to fix oversight issues that led to the failure to [...] Read more

Bennett President Fights for Investment from Alumni, Wealthy Donors

by Jamal Eric Watson | December 9, 2013
Bennett College has managed to keep its alumni giving numbers up, garnering annual financial co [...] Read more