News Round up - Higher Education

Dr. Mary Hinton Named President of Hollins University

| February 13, 2020
Dr. Mary Dana Hinton was named president of Virginia’s Hollins University on Thursday, accord [...] Read more

Dr. Darryl J. Pines Named President of University of Maryland

Dr. Darryll J. Pines, dean of the University of Maryland engineering school, was named the inst [...] Read more

Judge Voids U of North Carolina’s Settlement With Confederate Group

A judge on Wednesday voided a controversial settlement that the University of North Carolina sy [...] Read more

Binghamton U Receives $60 Million Donation for Baseball Stadium Upgrade

| February 12, 2020
New York’s Binghamton University received $60 million from an anonymous donor to upgrade its [...] Read more

Report: International Enrollments at Graduate Schools on the Rise

International graduate application and first-time enrollment rates have increased at U.S. unive [...] Read more

University of Oklahoma Professor Compares Age-Related Jibe to ‘N-Word,’ Apologizes

A professor at The University of Oklahoma has been criticized for putting on par ‘Ok boomer, [...] Read more

Culver-Stockton Board of Trustees Welcomes New President

by | February 11, 2020
Last week, Dr. Douglas B. Palmer was elected the 27th president of the Culver-Stockton College [...] Read more

Concordia University’s Portland Campus Will Shut Its Doors This Spring

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After 115 years, Concordia University’s Portland campus will shut down after the spring s [...] Read more

Bellarmine University Goes Test Optional

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Bellarmine University, a private Catholic liberal arts school in Louisville, Kentucky, will no [...] Read more

Jackson State President Resigns After Arrest in Prostitution Sting

by | February 10, 2020
Jackson State University President Dr. William Bynum Jr. resigned from his position Monday afte [...] Read more

OSU Investigates Professor for Racial Comments Made in Class

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Ohio State University has begun a review of its professor Dr. Paul Granello, after students exp [...] Read more

Colorado State -Pueblo to Offer State’s First Cannabis-Related Degree

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Colorado State University (CSU)  – Pueblo will offer the state’s first cannabis-relate [...] Read more

Georgetown Joins List of Schools Divesting from Fossil Fuel Companies

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Amid pressure from student activists, Georgetown University announced it will stop investing it [...] Read more

Letter Requests Progress on Small Business Administration’s Outreach to HBCUs

by | February 7, 2020
Five members of Congress has signed a bipartisan letter to  the Small Business Administration& [...] Read more

UNCF and H.E.L.F. Partner to Build HBCU Leadership Pipeline

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With the average tenure of a college president steadily decreasing and a “mounting void withi [...] Read more