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College Promise Programs Launch Innovative Solutions to Achieve Economic Mobility

by | July 29, 2021 As the nation turns toward recovery, College Promise—a non-profit aimed at eliminating colleg Read more

Panel Focuses on Providing Support to Black Male Students During the Pandemic

by | July 28, 2021
Dr. Linda Garcia, the executive director of the Center for Community College Student Engagement [...] Read more

College Presidents Implement New Models to Bridge Affordability Challenges

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Stepping into his presidency at Michigan-based Hope College in 2019, Matthew A. Scogin acknowle [...] Read more

Vanderbilt University Creates Institute to Honor Civil Rights Icon

by | July 27, 2021
More than two decades after Vanderbilt University expelled Rev. James Lawson for his involvemen [...] Read more

Report: To Diversify Teacher Pipeline, States Must Focus Recruitment Efforts on After-School and OST Workers

by | July 26, 2021
Despite efforts to diversify the teacher workforce, there have been limited strategies to recru [...] Read more

Civil Rights Activist and Educator, Robert Parris Moses, Dead at 86.

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Robert Parris Moses, a former student leader in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ( [...] Read more

Is College Still Worth the Cost? Most Traditional Age Students and Families Say Yes, According to Survey

by | July 23, 2021
The overwhelming majority of undergraduates aged 18 to 24 and their families (89%) still belie [...] Read more

Webinar Puts Spotlight on Graduate Programs Aimed at Supporting Students Through Academic Pipeline

by | July 22, 2021
To discuss best practices of selected pipeline programs, Drs. Curtis D. Byrd and Rihana S. Maso [...] Read more

Report Analyzes COVID-19, Racial Violence Impact on Black Education

by | July 21, 2021
Using firsthand accounts and perspectives, a new study examines how the events of this past yea [...] Read more

Diversity Experts Focus on Making Boards and Institutions More Equitable

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On Wednesday, the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) partn [...] Read more

NASFAA Creates Toolkit to Reduce Implicit Bias in Financial Aid Policies

by | July 20, 2021
To mitigate the negative impact of implicit bias, specifically in college financial aid offices [...] Read more

Kentucky State University President Resigns, Amid Financial Probe

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Dr. M. Christopher Brown II—once a rising star in academe— resigned on Tuesday as president [...] Read more

Study: Higher Education Funding in Virginia Distributed Inequitably

by | July 19, 2021
Expanding on student demographics and enrollment, the recently released second report “Higher [...] Read more

A Precarious, Unequal Tipping Point for Faculty

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 The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened higher education’s already-dire economic crisis. Moreove [...] Read more

Virginia’s Community Colleges System Has a New Goal: Total Equity

by | July 16, 2021
Every six years, Virginia’s Community Colleges System (VCCS) sets a new strategic goal for it [...] Read more
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