News from this Week - Higher Education

DeVos Reach for Fairness May Not Be Enough for Campus Sexual Assault Cases

by Emil Guillermo | September 24, 2017
Let me state my basic bias from the beginning. I don’t care for Betsy DeVos as an Educati [...] Read more

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more

Report: Higher Ed Must Factor In Growing Single Mother Student Population

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Even as more single mothers than ever are attending college, services for student parents have [...] Read more

Expert Wants Institutions to Track Racial Data in Title IX Proceedings

by Catherine Morris | September 14, 2017
According to Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, [...] Read more

Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

by Catherine Morris | September 12, 2017
A GenForward survey found that millennials are split on the fundamental issue of what the main [...] Read more

3 Organizations Assert Support of Faculty Free Speech

by Joseph Hong | September 7, 2017
As the school year begins at most college campuses, three major academic organizations are maki [...] Read more

White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

by Joseph Hong | September 4, 2017
The Department of Education announced on Friday that the annual national conference of historic [...] Read more

London Delivers Epic Upset in Debut as Howard University Coach

by Joe Reedy, Associated Press |
Howard University, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) school, were a 45-point underdog t [...] Read more

Guillermo: Trump Must Not Shut Off Dream of DACA

by Emil Guillermo | August 28, 2017
We are coming up to a major game of chicken over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. [...] Read more

Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

by Tiffany Pennamon | August 27, 2017
Despite 97 years of progress fighting for gender equality in political offices, in the workplac [...] Read more

Scholar Warns of Negative Images of Black Males in Media Influencing Teachers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 24, 2017
Dr. Darius Prier wants aspiring teachers to think about how negative images of Black males in t [...] Read more

UVA President Creates Committee to Lead Recovery

by Emil Guillermo | August 20, 2017
At UVA we saw what happens when you mix White supremacy with matters of town-and-gown. A campus [...] Read more

The Rise and Fall of Confederate Statues

by Joseph Hong |
Last Thursday Duke University officials reported that a statue of Confederate general Robert E. [...] Read more

Dick Gregory Dead at 84, Leaving Behind Timeless Legacy

by Joseph Hong |
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory who committed his life to social justice through both satir [...] Read more

Ancestry Research Proves Stumbling Block for White Nationalists

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 16, 2017
If you want to get underneath the skin of White nationalists, check out how they react when gen [...] Read more