Current News - Higher Education

Dr. Dwight C. Watson Takes Helm at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

by | October 29, 2019
When Dr. Dwight C. Watson was applying to be the new chancellor of the University of Wisconsin- [...] Read more

Goucher College Creates Project to Research History of Slavery on Campus Land

by | October 28, 2019
To study the role and use of slavery and racism on the land in which Goucher College now reside [...] Read more

Scholars Address Issues of Mobility in Higher Education

by Lois Elfman | October 27, 2019
Strategizing around how best to address policy makers on issues of access, student success and [...] Read more

NASA Offers Educational Program for Community College Students

by | October 25, 2019
For science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) community college students, the Nat [...] Read more

State Cuts to Higher Education Funding Shift the Burden to Students

by | October 24, 2019
A new report by the Center on Budget and Public Policy Priorities shows state disinvestment in [...] Read more

Dr. Paul Broadie: A Seasoned Community College Administrator

by | October 23, 2019
Unlike most college presidents, Dr. Paul Broadie II has had the unusual task of balancing his t [...] Read more

Santos Named University of Illinois Information Sciences Dean

by | October 22, 2019
The School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign welcomed D [...] Read more

Study: Racial Discipline Disparities and Academic Achievement Gaps are Connected

by Lois Elfman | October 18, 2019
National data shows consistent correlation between discipline disparities and academic achievem [...] Read more

HBCU Students Learn Financial Literacy at Leadership Institute

by | October 17, 2019
As a sophomore, Jonathan Jones hit an academic rough patch. He almost gave up on his bachelor [...] Read more

Report Shows Economic Gaps and Racial Inequality Persist

by Lois Elfman |
A new report details the persistent educational and economic disparities between Whites, Africa [...] Read more

Hispanic Faculty Associations a Recruitment, Retention Resource

by Lois Elfman | October 16, 2019
As Latino/Hispanic faculty associations strive to increase recruitment and retention, students [...] Read more

Breaking Down Gender Barriers in Collegiate Athletics

by | October 15, 2019
Julie Cromer was recently named director of athletics at Ohio University. [...] Read more

Book Review: Making Black Scientists: A Call to Action

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Making Black Scientists: A Call to Action is a brilliant new book that provides specific exampl [...] Read more

Report Addresses Issues Related to College Closures

by Lois Elfman | October 14, 2019
A new report from The Century Foundation provides suggestions on how to more effectively forese [...] Read more

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Prepares for 19th Annual Leadership Institute

by | October 12, 2019
This week, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is hosting its 19th annual Leadership Institute i [...] Read more