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Many Massachusetts Colleges Uncertain About Robust COVID-19 Testing on Campus

| May 27, 2020

Many Massachusetts colleges are uncertain they will be able to put robust COVID-19 testing mech

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Seven Things Colleges Can Do to Help Students During this Pandemic

by Richard Barth |

This year the path to and through college for thousands of students has been disrupted, but the

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How Gender and Racial Discrimination Lead to a Double Wage Gap for African American Women

by Lois Elfman | May 26, 2020

A recent report details how gender and racial wage gaps fuel corporate profits and leave Africa

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Experts Suggest Reducing Campus Dining and Housing in the Fall. Here’s How That Could Impact Low-Income Students

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As universities weigh their options for opening in the fall, experts fear that limiting campus

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Penn State U Student Says He Was Racially Abused While Driving to Ohio

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Aeneas Hawkins, an African American student from Penn State University, said on Twitter he was

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African American Banker Pays Off Tuition Balances of 50 New Spelman Graduates

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African American banker Frank Baker and his philanthropist wife Laura Day Baker have announced

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Washington’s Public Higher Ed Braces for a Big Budget Cut

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Washington’s public colleges and universities are bracing for a big budget cut, reported The

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Reflections on “Failing” at the Academic Market

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I knew that securing a tenure-track position was going to be unlikely. I already made up my min

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COVID-19 Reveals Viral Discrimination, Higher Ed Should Pay Attention

by Judy Rohrer |

People are still saying “the virus doesn’t discriminate,” in spite of all the evidence to

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A. Benjamin Spencer Named First Black Dean at William & Mary

by | May 24, 2020

The William & Mary Law School — the oldest law school in America — has appointed A. Ben

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Asian American Artists Illustrate Students’ Coronavirus Stories

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In a new social media project called #MyCovid19Semester, the University of Connecticut’s Asia

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Can You Build a New HBCU? Trump Entertains Idea

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During a meeting with Black Michigan leaders, Donald Trump and Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit,

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Campus Pride and PFLAG Host a Virtual Lavender Graduation Ceremony

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Members of the class of 2020, their families as well as faculty and staff from colleges and uni

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Numerous Stakeholders File Brief Supporting Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions Policy

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In tandem with attorneys general from 14 other states and the District of Columbia, Massachuset

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Inclusive Excellence, Now and Forever: How Predominately White Institutions of Higher Education Can Keep Their Promise to Students of Color

by Will Broussard, Adriel A. Hilton and Henry Morris |

The impact of COVID-19 and the ensuing health, societal, and financial fallout have been disast

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