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If Joe Biden Wins, Who Could Be the Next Secretary of Education?

by | September 3, 2020
With election season very much upon us, a question is on the minds of higher education leaders. [...] Read more

Report: College Students Care About Interfaith Dialogue, But Most Don’t Engage In It

by | September 2, 2020
According to a recent study – the Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal S [...] Read more

Report Finds Enrollment Gaps at Community Colleges and Among Black Students

by | September 1, 2020
In the wake of COVID-19, community colleges and for-profit institutions as well as Black and ma [...] Read more

Wisconsin Incarcerates the Most Black Men in the Country. Scholars Say Kenosha Protests Were A Long Time Coming

by | August 31, 2020
Kenosha, Wisconsin, a city of 100,000 people, is now in the news as yet another site where poli [...] Read more

College Students Among Justice Advocates in D.C. for Historic March

by | August 30, 2020
More than 200,000 people rallied on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial on the 57th anniversary of t [...] Read more

Land-Grant HBCUs Celebrating the 130th Anniversary of the 1890 Morrill Act

by Autumn A. Arnett | August 27, 2020
APLU and its HBCU member institutions are preparing to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the p [...] Read more

A Program in Memory of Tyrone Gayle, Sen. Kamala Harris’s Press Secretary, Strives to Diversify the Political Landscape

by | August 26, 2020
The Tyrone Gayle Scholars Program, which started in 2019, funds two Clemson University students [...] Read more

Former Morehouse President is Running for Congress

by | August 25, 2020
Dr. Robert M. Franklin—the former president of Morehouse College—is vying for the open Geor [...] Read more

George Floyd’s Death Has Revived Renaming Efforts as Institutions Reckon With Legacies of Racism

by Pearl Stewart | August 23, 2020
Pervasive demands for social justice following the death of George Floyd in police custody have [...] Read more

Some Student Athletes Playing a Leading Role When It Comes to Social Justice Advocacy

by Lois Elfman | August 20, 2020
Throughout the country, student-athletes and former student-athletes are taking action to addre [...] Read more

African American Male Presidents at PWIs Start Tenures Amid Black Lives Matter Flashpoint

by | August 19, 2020
Drs. Darryll J. Pines, Jonathan Holloway and Gregory Washington, three Black leaders in higher [...] Read more

New Media, New Possibilities: How Social Media Is Shaping Today’s Social Movements

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For young activists in the 1960s, television was the promising new medium through which they co [...] Read more

Do Students Need a Bill of Rights?

by | August 17, 2020
A coalition of higher education reform organizations, led by Partners for College Affordability [...] Read more

Opening Up? Taking a Look at Fall Reopening Decisions at HBCUs

by B. Denise Hawkins | August 16, 2020
Since COVID-19 forced schools to shutter in March, HBCU campus leaders said they’ve faced dif [...] Read more

University of Nebraska Student Athletes Call For More Diverse Athletics Staff

by | August 13, 2020
Student athletes at the University of Nebraska are pushing for more diverse leadership in athle [...] Read more