News - Higher Education




83-Year-Old Veteran to Earn a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University

by | December 12, 2018

Johnnie Jones, an 83-year-old Marines veteran will receive a Ph.D. from Louisiana State Univeri

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Study Urges Better Post-College Employment Data

by | December 11, 2018

Employment data on college graduates needs to be accurate, comprehensive, verifiable, comparabl

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Scholar-Practitioner Finds His ‘Home’ in Residential Life

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Growing up with 14 siblings in rural Nebraska, Dr. Jim Tweedy had his first taste of privacy wh

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UC Berkeley President Announces New Undergraduate Student Diversity Project

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University of California (UC) at Berkeley chancellor Dr. Carol Christ has announced the creatio

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Zombies in the Academy

by Eileen Galvez |

This year’s Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference was exciting for

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Dr. Kerry E. Pannell Named VP for Academic Programs at the Council of Independent Colleges

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The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), an association that focuses on services to independe

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Columbia University Condemns Racist Rant by White Sophomore

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Columbia University has condemned a “racially charged incident” after a video went viral on

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Mark C. Jefferson Appointed As Harvard Law’s Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Equity

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Harvard Law School has appointed Mark C. Jefferson as its next assistant dean for community eng

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Dr. James A. Banks, ‘The Father of Multicultural Education’ To Retire After 50 Years

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Dr. James A. Banks, the first Black professor hired by the University of Washington (UW) Colleg

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Brief Offers Policy Recommendations to Address Unmet Financial Need

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A new brief from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) finds that nearly three in four s

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Report: Is Guaranteed Admissions Effective in Developing Diverse Class?

by | December 10, 2018

In a recent study published by the American Educational Research Association, researchers evalu

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Herman J. Felton Jr. Earns Ph.D. from Jackson State University

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Dr. Herman James Felton Jr., who grew up in poverty and with dyslexia, beat all odds and earned

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UNC Faculty Demand Involvement in ‘Silent Sam’s’ Future, Teaching Assistants Promise Strike

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On Friday, the University of North Carolina (UNC) Faculty Council called for university system

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PGCC’s Academy of Health Sciences Receives Highest Rating on MD School Report Card

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The Academy of Health Sciences (AHS) at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) recently rec

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Senegal Opens Museum of Black Civilizations, Devoted to ‘Decolonizing African Knowledge’

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After being first proposed by former Senegal president Léopold Sédar Senghor 52 years ago, th

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