Featured - Higher Education

Encouraging Entrepreneurship Among HBCU Students

by Michelle Anderson | August 31, 2010
The Opportunity Funding Corporation’s Venture Challenge allows HBCU students to develop and [...] Read more

Legislation Seeks To Expand Ability of Urban Universities To Aid Neighboring Communities

by Joyce Jones | August 30, 2010
The Urban University Renaissance Act of the 21st Century would build on existing programs and b [...] Read more

Against Steep Odds, HBCU Leaders Rebuild Trust in Their Institutions

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | August 27, 2010
At struggling schools, a number of HBCU presidents have surmounted the stigma of accreditation [...] Read more

Poll: Expectations of Sending Children to College Growing Among U.S. Parents

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 26, 2010
With increasing numbers of parents expecting their children to go to college, K-12 educators mu [...] Read more

Fisk-Vanderbilt Program Set to Become Top Producer of Minority Scientists

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | August 25, 2010
The Bridge program, a partnership between Fisk and Vanderbilt universities, is likely to become [...] Read more

Rookie HBCU Presidents Undergoing Rigorous Leadership Testing

by Reginald Stuart | August 24, 2010
Amid heavy turnover in historically Black college and university (HBCU) administration ranks, [...] Read more

Fisk Should Be Relieved of Responsibility to Art Collection, Judge Says

by Reginald Stuart | August 23, 2010
Citing Fisk’s financial woes, court calls for a new plan to keep the Stieglitz Collection in [...] Read more

Saint Augustine’s Dianne Suber Urges News Media Confidence by Black Colleges

by Frank Matthews | August 20, 2010
The Saint Augustine’s College president says public relations is as important to a college as [...] Read more

Purdue’s Córdova Leads University Into Firm Embrace of Diversity

by Lydia Lum | August 19, 2010
Purdue University president France Córdova’s initiatives have boosted minority and female re [...] Read more

Influential Lumina Foundation Drives Higher Education Change, Innovation

by Reginald Stuart | August 18, 2010
The Lumina Foundation has a larger impact on the national debate about how to improve higher ed [...] Read more

Report: U.S. K-12 Schools Failing To Educate Black Males

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 17, 2010
Despite the occasional success in closing the achievement gap, a new report says that the U.S. [...] Read more

NSSE Data Helps Institutions Foster Minority Student Success

by Toni Coleman | August 16, 2010
Founded 11 years ago at Indiana University, the National Survey of Student Engagement program h [...] Read more

Accelerated Community College Program Puts Achievement in Reach for Disadvantaged Students

by William J. Ford | August 13, 2010
Ivy Tech Community College’s one-year associate degree program places low-income and first-ge [...] Read more

IUPUI Minority Students Pressure School to Improve Diversity Outreach

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | August 12, 2010
A minority student group’s lawsuit threat to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapoli [...] Read more

Perspective: First Lady’s Spain Trip Stirs Up Reflections of America’s Past

by Karen Jenkins | August 11, 2010
It seemed surprising that two days before first lady Michelle Obama’s recent visit to Spain, [...] Read more