Current News 1 - Higher Education

UNC-Chapel Hill Strips Name of KKK Member Off Building

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 28, 2015
The Board of Trustees said the “university made an error” in considering William Lawrence S [...] Read more

Under New Leadership, NISOD Sees Resurgence

by Jamal E. Mazyck | May 26, 2015
With a renewed focus on student success and best educational practices, NISOD members took in t [...] Read more

Expert: U.S. Must End ‘Addiction’ to Bachelor’s Degrees

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 21, 2015
Researcher says its time to become better acquainted with the financial benefits of one- and tw [...] Read more

Flores Joining Faculty at New York University

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 20, 2015
Dr. Stella Flores’ research focuses on the impact that state and federal policies have on col [...] Read more

Classroom Technique Reduces Achievement Gap

by Kenneth J. Cooper | May 18, 2015
An active-learning model used in classroom settings reduces the achievement gap between certain [...] Read more

Colleagues Remember Medgar Evers’ Dean Griffith as ‘Model Educator’

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 14, 2015
As acting dean of student affairs and enrollment management, Griffith was an exacting role mode [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Judicial Panel Rejects ADHD-based Suit

by Eric Freedman | May 12, 2015
A three-judge panel rejected an effort by Zeeshan Shaikh to reinstate his suit accusing Lincoln [...] Read more

Study: Community College Remediation Commonplace in Oregon

by Catherine Morris | May 11, 2015
Nearly 65 percent of students enrolling in a community college within six years of graduation f [...] Read more

Padrón’s Career Built on Making American Dream Accessible

by David Pluviose | May 7, 2015
Miami Dade College has prospered under Eduardo Padrón’s leadership as president over the las [...] Read more

Black Higher Ed Enrollment Peaks in 2014

by Ronald Roach | May 6, 2015
The U.S. Labor Department reported last month that 70.9 percent of African-American graduating [...] Read more

Student Voices Focus on Frustration in Baltimore

by Diverse Staff | April 30, 2015
Students on Baltimore campuses shared their thoughts on the protests in the city—and the even [...] Read more

Educator Introduces Online Program to Report Sexual Assault

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 26, 2015
In the wake of heightened sexual assaults on college campuses across the United States, a seaso [...] Read more

Howard University Dual Enrollment Program Launches in D.C.

by Ronald Roach | April 23, 2015
Howard University has launched a partnership with Washington, D.C., public schools that will pr [...] Read more

Simmons College Added to Official HBCU Registry

by Diverse Staff | April 21, 2015
Simmons College has officially received federal designation as a historically Black college, th [...] Read more

Schools Adjust to New Rules and Regulations in College Sports

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | April 20, 2015
New changes in college sports could have significant implications for athletes and gender equit [...] Read more