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St. Augustine’s Names Ward Interim President

by Diverse Staff | April 23, 2014
St. Augustine’s University turned to its alumni ranks and named Everett B. Ward as its interi [...] Read more

Rutgers Names New Chancellor for Camden Campus

by Associated Press |
The dean of the University of Maryland’s law school has been named the new chancellor for Rut [...] Read more

Professor May Have Been Beaten Over Grade

by Associated Press | April 22, 2014
Police are investigating the beating of a Miami Dade College music professor to see whether it [...] Read more

University of North Carolina Reading Specialist Says She’s Resigning

by Associated Press |
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the U [...] Read more

New SC Law Deletes High School Exit Exam Mandate

by Seanna Adcox, Associated Press | April 21, 2014
COLUMBIA, S.C.—South Carolina is replacing its high school exit exam with tests considered mo [...] Read more

UT Austin President Says $325K Payment was Properly Approved

by Associated Press |
AUSTIN, Texas—University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers said he was told that $325, [...] Read more

More Latino Than White Students Admitted to UC

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | April 20, 2014
More Latino than White students in California have been offered admission to the state's premie [...] Read more

Feds Probe How UC Berkeley Responds to Sexual Assaults

by Associated Press |
Federal officials are investigating how the University of California, Berkeley responds to repo [...] Read more

Push for In-state Tuition Break in Trouble in Florida

by Gary Fineout, Associated Press | April 17, 2014
Despite support from leading Republicans including Gov. Rick Scott, a push to offer a tuition b [...] Read more

9 Pennsylvania Colleges Target of Gender Complaint

by Hope Yen, Associated Press |
A women’s legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in [...] Read more

Sponsor Pulls Bill Allowing Guns on University of Alaska Campuses

by Associated Press | April 16, 2014
A bill that would allow people to carry concealed handguns on University of Alaska campuses has [...] Read more

Jill Biden Promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill Website

by Darlene Superville, Associated Press |
Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, [...] Read more

Georgia Officials Approve Tuition Increases

by Kathleen Foody, Associated Press | April 15, 2014
Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budg [...] Read more

University to Keep Nickname, Add Ute Scholarships

by Associated Press |
The University of Utah will keep its “Ute” name for sports teams under a new agreement anno [...] Read more

Tenn. Senate Approves Haslam’s Free Tuition Plan

by Associated Press | April 14, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam’s signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-yea [...] Read more