Current News - Higher Education

Minority Journalism Groups Dissolve UNITY Collaborative

by Reginald Stuart | March 1, 2018
Unity: Journalists for Diversity, a professional coalition that helped increase diversity in th [...] Read more

Urban League’s Morial: Educational Equity Essential to Economic Empowerment

by | February 28, 2018
Marc H. Morial, former mayor of New Orleans and current president and CEO of the National Urban [...] Read more

Dillard School of Nursing Reinstates Full Academic Offerings

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Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Boa [...] Read more

America Remains Divided 50 Years After Kerner

by Pearl Stewart | February 27, 2018
Healing is still needed and America’s racial wounds are still raw, according to the 50-year u [...] Read more

Brown Partners with Art Center to Host Rosa Parks’ House

by Monica Levitan |
Brown University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) and WaterFire Providenc [...] Read more

Nationwide Initiative to Boost Graduation Numbers

by Lois Elfman | February 26, 2018
With the goal of significantly increasing the number of graduates by the year 2025, the Associa [...] Read more

USSA President Pushes a Progressive Agenda

by A.K. Brunini and Ya-Marie Sesay | February 25, 2018
The United States Student Association (USSA) has been at the forefront of addressing the many c [...] Read more

Veteran Educator Tapped to Lead Adult-Serving University

by Lois Elfman | February 22, 2018
The presidency of Union Institute & University will enable Dr. Karen Schuster Webb to increase [...] Read more

“Achieving the Dream’ ID’s Student Issues

by | February 21, 2018
NASHVILLE — Advancing equity, strengthening advising and improving pedagogy and curriculum we [...] Read more

Study: Wide Black-White Wealth Gap Growing

by Bijan C. Bayne |
Despite increases in Black business ownership, elected office, and university enrollment, a new [...] Read more

Whitfield-Harris Pushes for Diversity in Nursing

by Monica Levitan | February 20, 2018
Studying public health as a college student, Dr. Lisa Whitfield-Harris was hesitant to expand h [...] Read more

Financially Independent Students: The “New Majority” in College

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A new majority of college students are more independent than students in previous years, accord [...] Read more

Amherst College to Use Mellon Grant to Develop Diverse Faculty

by Lois Elfman | February 19, 2018
As recipient of a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Amherst Coll [...] Read more

Diversity Champ Nooks Tapped to Lead Georgia School

by | February 18, 2018
Dr. Kirk A. Nooks, president of Metropolitan Community College’s Longview campus in Lee’s S [...] Read more

Academicians Celebrated in ‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series, part 3

by Diverse Staff | February 15, 2018
This is the final in a three-part Black History Month series celebrating Black academicians and [...] Read more