News Round up - Higher Education

Message to our Readers

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Will Host Virtual Celebrity Fundraiser and Concert

by | September 23, 2020
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) – a national organization giving support to publicly-su [...] Read more

TIME Magazine names Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Time100 List

by |
TIME magazine has named Dr. Ibram X. Kendi – history professor, founding director of Boston U [...] Read more

Student Enrollment Declines Across California’s Community College System

by | September 22, 2020
According to EdSource, student enrollment within California’s community college system has de [...] Read more

Selection Committee to Pick New Temple University President Draws Criticism

by |
A committee of 18 people is leading the search for Temple University’s new president. But a g [...] Read more

Nearly 160 Providence College Students Test Positive for COVID-19

by |
Nearly 160 students at Providence College have tested positive for the coronavirus, a school sp [...] Read more

UHD Launches Call me MISTER Program

by |
The University of Houston-Downtown’s Department of Urban Education (UHD) has become  the fir [...] Read more

University of Georgia Fraternity Chapter Self-Suspends Due to Racist Remarks

by |
The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity chapter at the University of Georgia self-suspended operations [...] Read more

Jackson State Names Deion Sanders Head Football Coach

by | September 21, 2020
Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was named head football coach at Jackson State Univers [...] Read more

RIT Names New Dean of Health Sciences and Tech College

by |
Rochester Institute of Technology named Dr. Yong “Tai” Wang dean of the College of Health S [...] Read more

Lincoln Board of Trustees Reappoints President With Five-Year Term Following Legal Dispute

by |
After nearly two months of legal dispute, Lincoln University’s board of trustees unanimously [...] Read more

Researchers Receive Grant to Study STEM Pathways for African American Males

by |
Researchers at The Ohio State University, the University of South Florida and the National Acad [...] Read more

UC San Diego Launches Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Program

by |
UC San Diego will run a new program in Asian American and Pacific Islander studies starting in [...] Read more

More Business Schools Go Test-Optional for MBA Admissions

by | September 19, 2020
Two more prominent business schools have announced test-optional policies for the 2020-2021 MBA [...] Read more

Bellarmine University Creates New Scholarship Program for Low-Income Students

by |
Bellarmine University is creating a scholarship program to recruit low-income, high-achieving s [...] Read more

7th Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit and Law Expo Begins Virtually Sep. 24

by | September 18, 2020
The 7th annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit and Law Expo will be entirely virtual and will take [...] Read more