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Senate Votes to Confirm King to Head Education Department

by Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | March 14, 2016
WASHINGTON ― The Senate narrowly voted Monday to confirm John B. King Jr. as the nation’s e [...] Read more

Departure of Basketball Captain Sparks Debate at Yale

by By Russell Blair and Kathleen Megan, The Hartford Courant | March 13, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― Instead of Yale University celebrating its first appearance in the NCAA to [...] Read more

Trouble Remains Following Failed For-profit Schools’ Revival

by Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON ― Significant problems remain at a formerly for-profit college that the Obama admi [...] Read more

11 Higher Ed Institutions Uniting to Boost Minority Students’ Grad Rates

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 10, 2016
Eleven institutions of higher education are joining an Education Trust-led initiative meant to [...] Read more

Audit: Elizabeth City State Improperly Admitted Students

by Associated Press |
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. ― A new internal audit shows that Elizabeth City State University improp [...] Read more

Man Gets 2nd Plea Hearing Over Noose on Ole Miss Statue

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press |
JACKSON, Miss. ― A judge has set a second guilty plea hearing for a man federal prosecutors s [...] Read more

ACE Survey: Policy Change not Widely Enacted to Address Campus Racial Issues

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
The survey serves as a reminder that student-led efforts to root out racism and increase divers [...] Read more

Dean of Berkeley Law School Steps Down Amid Harassment Suit

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | March 9, 2016
BERKELEY, Calif. ― The dean of UC Berkeley’s law school went on an indefinite leave of abse [...] Read more

White Privilege Undermines Diversity in Higher Education

by Larissa Estes, Dr. Tanisha Price-Johnson, and Dr. Marina L. Ramirez | March 8, 2016
Beyond institutionalized and internalized racism and classism, there is a cloud of entitlement [...] Read more

Recruitment and Retention Key in Diversifying Faculty at Public Schools

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
A recent panel at Howard University explored the demographic mismatch between public school tea [...] Read more

Fight for the Diversity Vote Intensifies as Week’s Primaries Focus on Michigan and Mississippi

by | March 7, 2016
Late last week, Def Jam entrepreneur Russell Simmons announced he was supporting Hillary Clinto [...] Read more

CMSI Provides Toolkit to Assist HBCU Presidents

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 3, 2016
The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) has publishe [...] Read more

Program Launched to Increase Study Abroad at MSIs

by Jamal Eric Watson |
The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education’s Center for Minority Serving Ins [...] Read more

Edley Rebounds, Renews Fight for Social Equity

by Lydia Lum |
A University of California, Berkeley law professor, Edley has co-founded a new, Berkeley-based [...] Read more

Kansas Dean who was Target of Student Protests Resigns

by Associated Press |
LAWRENCE, Kan. ― The embattled dean of the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare is r [...] Read more