Featured - Higher Education

Improving K-12 Education Key to Reaching U.S. College Completion Goal, Education Secretary Says

by Arelis Hernandez | May 27, 2010
On Wednesday, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said America is still the envy of the world [...] Read more

Collaboration Among USC Researchers, Western States Seeks To Spur Minority College Success

by Arelis Hernandez | May 26, 2010
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and the USC  Center for Urban Educa [...] Read more

Asian American Studies at a Crossroads

by Lydia Lum | May 25, 2010
Scholars fear the evolution of Asian American studies toward ethnic-specific courses means stud [...] Read more

Former Sheriff Named Interim President at Historically Black Florida-based College

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | May 24, 2010
Last week, Nat Glover, a former Duval County sheriff, became interim president of the African M [...] Read more

Joint Center Report Urges Research and Policy Changes to Boost the Involvement of Expectant Fathers

by Joyce Jones | May 21, 2010
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies’ Commission on Paternal Involvement in Pr [...] Read more

Needy Students Don’t Apply for Financial Aid, College Board Report Says

by Arelis Hernandez | May 20, 2010
The financially neediest students are the least likely to apply for financial aid, according to [...] Read more

Making Amends in California

by Reginald Stuart | May 19, 2010
Starting this week and continuing through June 7, six campuses of the California State Universi [...] Read more

ACLU, Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Arizona Law

by Arelis Hernandez | May 18, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union, along with national and Arizona-based civil rights organiza [...] Read more

UND’s First Black Valedictorian Encourages Doubtful Minority Students to Seek Support

by Michelle J. Nealy | May 17, 2010
On Sunday, Katie Washington, a biological science major from Gary, Ind., graduated from the Uni [...] Read more

Undocumented “Dreamwalkers” Ponder Next Moves For DREAM Act, Immigration Reform Activism

by Arelis Hernandez | May 14, 2010
Young Latinos, such as the four ‘Dreamwalkers’ who walked from Miami to Washington to bring [...] Read more

Minority Student Activists Protest Education Cuts

by Eric Gorski, AP Education Writer | May 13, 2010
In California, there is a growing movement of minority students rallying around a new cause—f [...] Read more

Sprinter Excels in the Classroom and the Community

by William J. Ford | May 12, 2010
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has named Darius Law, a track and field athlete at the Univ [...] Read more

Gymnast Balances Stellar Academics With Dazzling Athletics

by Lois Elfman | May 11, 2010
For her academic and athletic accomplishments, Marcia Newby is named the 2010 Arthur Ashe Jr. [...] Read more

NCAA Scrutiny Helps Hasten Decline of Tradition-Rich Black Prep School

by Peter Galuszka | May 10, 2010
The NCAA’s academic probe of the Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina adds another blemish [...] Read more

Latino and Civil Rights Groups Announce Arizona Boycott

by Arelis Hernandez | May 7, 2010
The National Council de la Raza along with other national civil rights and labor organizations [...] Read more