News - Higher Education




Report Highlights Why Minority Adults in California Leave College Before Earning Degree

by | October 11, 2018

Four million, or five percent of adults living in California aged 25-64 have left the state’s

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NYU Program Preps Ph.D. Students for Tenure-Track Faculty Job Search

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Maurice Shirley wanted the inside scoop on how to get a tenure-track teaching post in higher ed

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In Defense of Affirmative Action

by Amanda Main |

The most recent battle in the war against affirmative action is being brought by Students for F

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IBHE Fall 2018 Enrollment Data Shows Small Decrease

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The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) recently released its fall 2018 enrollment data a

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UHD Receives Nearly $3M for Transfer Student Success

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The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) recently received a $2.748 million Title V grant to su

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DeVos-Backed Sex Assault Plan for Colleges Likely to Spark Debate

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The Trump administration is finalizing its plan for schools to deal with sexual assault allegat

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California’s Online Community College Targets ‘Stranded’ Adult Learners

by | October 10, 2018

Millions of California’s working adults who have a high school diploma and some or no post-se

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Colleges and Universities Close Ahead of Hurricane Michael

by Monica Levitan and Jamie Rogers |

Several colleges and universities across Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas announced closures

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Five Universities are Finalists for Degree Completion Award

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The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has named five universities as fin

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What Does Equal Educational Opportunity for All Students Really Mean?

by Stacy Hawkins |

Three of the top ranked universities in the country are (or were) all the subject of investigat

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Dillard’s College of Nursing Honors 75 Years of Producing Nurses

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Dillard University College of Nursing will be honored for 75 years of instructing and producing

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California Community Colleges Declares Undocumented Students Week of Action

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The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has announced that Oct. 15-19 will be Undo

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New Johns Hopkins University Building Named after Henrietta Lacks

by Walter Hudson | October 9, 2018

Johns Hopkins University will honor Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman who was the source of the He

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A Call for Multiculturalism in Higher Education

by David C. Clark |

Higher education is at a crucial juncture. With the advent of a social climate that questions t

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Executive Leadership Academy Fellows Prepped for Top Campus Roles

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At first, Krystal Lyons thought she was headed to another one of those conferences where you fr

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