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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

Department of Education Will Investigate Princeton for “Admitted Racism”

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The U.S. Department of Education announced it was investigating Princeton University for “lap [...] Read more

Two New Orleans HBCU Presidents Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

by | September 17, 2020
NBC News reported that two presidents of historically Black colleges and universities, Drs. Wal [...] Read more

Dr. William Danforth, Former Chancellor of Wash U, Dies at 94

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Dr. William H. Danforth, 94, died Wednesday at his home in Ladue, Missouri, the St. Louis Post- [...] Read more

Parneshia Jones Named Director of Northwestern University Press

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Parneshia Jones, editor of the Northwestern University Press (NUP) for the last two decades, ha [...] Read more

ETS Creates New Investment Unit to Grow Business

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Educational Testing Service (ETS), a nonprofit educational assessment and measurement organizat [...] Read more

Big Ten Will Have Eight-Game Fall Football Season

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The Big Ten will have an eight-game football season starting the weekend of Oct. 24, USA Today [...] Read more

Shenandoah University Names First Assistant Provost for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

by | September 16, 2020
Shenandoah University has named Dr. Hakeem Leonard, associate professor of music therapy, as it [...] Read more

Kamala Harris Promises Free College Tuition for Low-Income Students

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Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris promised Thursday that if she and Joe B [...] Read more

UNCF Will Host Virtual Walk Fundraiser to Support HBCUs

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The United Negro College Fund (UNCF ) will be hosting a digital fundraiser this Saturday to sup [...] Read more

Krug’s Publisher Says Book Proceeds Will Go to Fund for Black and Latinx Scholars

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The publisher of  Dr. Jessica Krug – the White academic who revealed she had pretended to be [...] Read more

Missing Alabama State University Student Found Dead

by | September 15, 2020
Missing Alabama State University student Adam Dowdell Jr. has been found dead, reported. [...] Read more

Columbia University Marching Band Votes to Disband Amid Misconduct Allegations

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The Columbia University Marching Band has voted to disband on Saturday evening after 116 years [...] Read more

Loyola University New Orleans Hires New VP of Equity and Inclusion

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Dr. Kedrick Perry has been hired as the new vice president of equity and inclusion today at Loy [...] Read more

University of Michigan Seeks Injunction to Stop Graduate Student Protests

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University of Michigan President Dr. Mark Schlissel is seeking an injunction to get protesting [...] Read more