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Hostos Community College Receives $15 Million from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

by | June 16, 2021

MacKenzie Scott will give $15 million to CUNY’s Hostos Community College, marking the largest

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Congress Passes Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

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Congress has passed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth –June 19 every yea

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Democrats Propose to Double Pell Grant Over Five Years

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Sens. Mazie Hirono, D-HI and Patty Murray D-WA, and Reps. Mark Pocan, D-WI and Bobby Scott D-VA

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Experts: Employers Can Do a Better Job Diversifying their Recruiting Practices

by | June 15, 2021

Higher ed officials discussed how employers can improve and diversify their student recruiting

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3 Steps Toward More Equitable Networks On Campuses

by Julia Freeland Fisher |

As the Biden administration commits to expanding resources to college students and postsecondar

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IHEP Releases Study Identifying Standards for Equity in Admissions

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Commonly held policies in recruitment, demonstrated interest, early decision, legacy admission,

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U of Texas at San Antonio Receives ‘Transformational’ $40M Gift

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received an unrestricted gift of $40 million

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AAC&U Receives Grant from Lumina Foundation for Civic Skill-Building Research

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The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has received a $210,000 grant

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Latter-Day Saints Church Funds Initiatives With NAACP and UNCF

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Three initiatives that aim to provide scholarships, humanitarian aid and educational opportunit

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Cuyahoga Community College Opens Food Pantry for Student Needs

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Cuyahoga Community College has opened a food pantry for students needing basic items, Clevela

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Dr. Kimberly Jacob Arriola Appointed Dean of Emory University’s Laney Graduate School

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Dr. Kimberly Jacob Arriola has been appointed dean of Emory University’s Laney Graduate Schoo

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Institutions Work To Build Community for LGBTQ Students — Even Virtually

by Katti Gray | June 14, 2021

According to the Human Rights Campaign, 15 anti-LGBTQ laws regarding access to healthcare, bath

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Supreme Court Seeks Biden Administration’s Advice on Harvard Case

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In an unusual request, the United States Supreme Court has asked for the Biden administration's

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Not Yet? Harvard Case Not Enough To End Affirmative Action.

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Why is the Supreme Court balking on the Harvard affirmative action case? It’s a bad case if y

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Florida State University Launches Initiative to Connect Public-Impact Research Centers to Donors

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Florida State University (FSU) has launched a new initiative to promote centers and institutes

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