News - Higher Education






Former Penn State President Begins Serving Two-Month Jail Sentence

by | June 10, 2021

Former Penn State President Dr. Graham Spanier has reported to jail early to begin serving his

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Two Former Indiana Politicians Hired as Distinguished Scholars at Indiana University

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Former Indiana politicians Evan Bayh and Dan Coats — IU alumni and former U.S. Senators

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Actor Morgan Freeman and University of Mississippi Professor Donate $1 Million to School for Policing Center

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Actor Morgan Freeman and University of Mississippi Professor Linda Keena have donated $1 millio

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Legislators Introduce BASIC Act to Help Students Meet Most Basic Needs

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A group of legislators introduced legislation on Thursday that could help students meet their m

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Roueche Center Forum: Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Community College

by Deborah Manning and Terry Calaway |

While education is the great equalizer, enrollment and attainment gaps linked to race and ethni

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College Promise, ETS Create Models for Targeted Student Support

by | June 9, 2021

Through a partnership with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in 2019, College Promise has w

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Better Together: Four Mutually Reinforcing Strategies for Retaining Black Students and Faculty

by Kwadwo Assensoh |

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education institutions are doubling down on efforts to retai

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Ending the Hate: Scholars Emphasize Activism for LGBTQ+ Social Change

by Pearl Stewart |

People who identify as LGBTQ+ are nearly four times more likely than their heterosexual peers t

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Kaiser Permanente Endows $1 Million to Health Sciences at Colorado Community Colleges

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The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges has received a $1 million, 15-year endowment fro

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Dr. Julianne Malveaux Appointed Cal State LA College of Ethnic Studies Dean

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Dr. Julianne Malveaux, a prominent labor economist and president emeritus at Bennett College, h

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Almost Three Quarters of US States Have More Prisons and Jails than Degree-Granting Colleges

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Nearly 75% of states have more prisons and jails than degree-granting colleges, according to ne

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Dr. Charlene Mickens Dukes Appointed Interim President of Montgomery College in Maryland

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Dr. Charlene Mickens Dukes, who recently retired as president of Prince George’s Communit

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Summit Looks to Address Financial Barriers to Student Enrollment and Degree Completion

by | June 8, 2021

Among the various barriers to college student enrollment and degree completion, finances stand

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Dr. Jason Wingard Named First Black President of Temple University

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Dr. Jason Wingard has been selected president of Temple University, becoming the school’s fir

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NCORE Prompts Conversations about Disparities and Social Injustices

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Strategies for trauma informed teaching was among the many issues discussed at this year's Nati

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