Asian American Issues - Higher Education


NOTEWORTHY NEWS:  Obama Restores Asian American Initiative

NOTEWORTHY NEWS: Obama Restores Asian American Initiative

by CHARLES DERVARICS | November 12, 2009
Two years after the Bush administration let its authority lapse, President Barack Obama has rei [...] Read more

Obama Restores Asian American Initiative, Gives Ed. Dept. a Lead Role

by Charles Dervarics | October 28, 2009
Two years after the Bush administration let its authority lapse, President Barack Obama has rei [...] Read more

Asian-Americans Hope To Build Pipelines to College Presidencies

by Lydia Lum | October 5, 2009
Dr. Ding-Jo Currie has long been aware that she is one of only a handful of Asian American coll [...] Read more
New Asian American Civil Rights Book

New Asian American Civil Rights Book

by Lydia Lum | July 23, 2009
A textbook on Asian Americans and civil rights has been published by the University of Californ [...] Read more
Taking On the Stereotypes: Asian American Basketball Player Excels on the Court

Taking On the Stereotypes: Asian American Basketball Player Excels on the Court

by Lydia Lum | May 28, 2009
After leading his high school basketball team to a state title averaging 15 points a game, the [...] Read more
Asian American leads Latino district in California

Asian American leads Latino district in California

by MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press Writer | May 22, 2009
In an election that highlighted America's fluid racial landscape, an Asian American candidate e [...] Read more
Asian American Lawmakers in California Charge UC Admission Change Harmful to Asians

Asian American Lawmakers in California Charge UC Admission Change Harmful to Asians

by Victoria Lim | April 20, 2009
As it prepares to turn answer to a California legislative panel, the University of California i [...] Read more
Dartmouth Students Apologize for Racist E-mail About First Asian-American President

Dartmouth Students Apologize for Racist E-mail About First Asian-American President

by Associated Press | March 9, 2009
Dartmouth students apologized for writing a tongue-in-cheek news report full of racial slurs di [...] Read more
Dartmouth’s New President First Asian To Lead Ivy League Institution

Dartmouth’s New President First Asian To Lead Ivy League Institution

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | March 3, 2009
A Korean-born doctor and humanitarian known as a leader the global fight against HIV/AIDS and o [...] Read more

UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program Takes a Practical Approach

by Lydia Lum | February 13, 2009
The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston complements studen [...] Read more
Asian Americans Make Progress in Fight for Bilingual Ballot

Asian Americans Make Progress in Fight for Bilingual Ballot

| December 17, 2008
BOSTON –  The struggle to make elections accessible to all residents of Boston, Mass [...] Read more
Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community,  Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community, Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | December 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama has selected a deputy mayor of Los Angeles to lead the White House [...] Read more

University of Maryland Becomes U.S. ‘Minority-Serving Institution’ for Asian Americans

by University of Maryland | November 19, 2008
The University of Maryland has been granted status as a “minority-serving institutionR [...] Read more

Groundbreaking Study Shows Asian American Vote Still Up for Grabs

by Robin Chen Delos | October 7, 2008
Many Asian Americans favor presidential candidate Barack Obama, but a significant portion remai [...] Read more

Asian American Voters: An Untapped Political Demographic, Scholars Say

by Robin Chen Delos | October 3, 2008
Although their political power is largely untapped, the fast-growing Asian American population [...] Read more