News from this Week - Higher Education

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ACT Launches 2018 Policy Platforms

by | January 23, 2018 ACT has released four new policy platforms geared to promote education and workplace access for Read more

Reagan Foundation to Host Bipartisan Education Summit

by | January 22, 2018
Thirty-five years after the 1983 “A Nation at Risk” report by the National Commission on Ex [...] Read more

Julius Lester, Dead at 78

by Walter Hudson | January 21, 2018
Julius Lester, a nationally known author, musician, activist and photographer, died last week a [...] Read more

Modeling Student Success

by Walter Hudson | January 10, 2018
Dr. Michelle Rosemond is the new executive director of retention and student success at Indiana [...] Read more

Howard University May Require Long Term Maintenance Following Bomb Cyclone

by | January 9, 2018
Howard University’s buildings were badly damaged last week when the steam flowing through the [...] Read more

Report Details Evidence of Sexual Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior at APSA Annual Meetings

by | January 3, 2018
A new study by the American Political Science Association found that a “sizable” minority o [...] Read more

Most Big Public Colleges Don’t Track Suicides, AP Finds

by Associated Press | January 2, 2018
Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despit [...] Read more

Report: Challenges Persist for Latino Students

by | December 20, 2017
A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing In [...] Read more

House to Revote on Tax Plan, as Bill Heads to Senate

by Walter Hudson |
Republicans in Congress approved a controversial $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, with the Senate vo [...] Read more

Brown University Replaces Loans with Scholarships

by | December 12, 2017
Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, Brown University will replace all loans with scholarship [...] Read more

Remembering Simeon Booker, “The Dean of Black Journalists”

by Reginald Stuart | December 11, 2017
Long before he retired from his daily work, Simeon Booker had earned widespread recognition as [...] Read more

Seasoned Administrator to Take Helm at Wilberforce University

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Dr. Elfred Anthony Pinkard—a seasoned college administrator who has spent most of his career [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

by | December 3, 2017
Income tax on graduate student waivers, fewer deductions on student loans and the taxation of e [...] Read more

New Job Search Fund for Fordham English Ph.D.’s

by | November 14, 2017
The job market for Ph.D.’s in the humanities is notoriously unforgiving, but students finishi [...] Read more

Judge Calls for Mediation in Maryland Legal Case

by Walter Hudson | November 12, 2017
A federal judge has appointed a "special master" to help craft a plan to resolve a longstanding [...] Read more
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