Political Issues - Higher Education

Michelle Obama Launches Higher Ed Storytelling Initiative

by Diverse Staff | October 21, 2015
First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new storytelling campaign as part of her Reach Higher Ini [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Which Presidential Candidates are Best for College Diversity?

by Matthew Lynch | August 19, 2015
More specifically, which candidate’s policies will best support diversity on college campuses [...] Read more

Senators Push for Confidential Advisers to Campus Assault Survivors

by Catherine Morris | July 29, 2015
A Senate committee discussed possible responses to campus sexual assault at a hearing Wednesday [...] Read more

College Access Seen as Key to Curbing Recidivism

by Autumn A. Arnett |
As the Obama administration stands ready to announce plans to open up Pell Grant eligibility to [...] Read more

Conversation About Access Can’t Stop at Affordability

by Autumn A. Arnett | July 27, 2015
As Congress looks to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Dun [...] Read more

Gov. Scott Walker Uses Education as Platform for Presidency

by Diverse Staff | July 13, 2015
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Monday formally launched his campaign for the Republican nomina [...] Read more

Senate Committee Taking Closer Look at Education Accreditation Process

by Catherine Morris | June 17, 2015
A number of accrediting bodies in the United States have come under scrutiny in the past few ye [...] Read more

Asian-Americans Packing On Political Muscle

by Lydia Lum | May 21, 2015
The Asian-American population will grow 74 percent by 2040, but the number of this racial group [...] Read more

Black Caucus Announces Tech Diversity Push

by Ronald Roach | May 20, 2015
The Congressional Black Caucus became the latest and the most visible group of advocates to cal [...] Read more

Governor Signs Bill Firing Remainder of S.C. State’s Trustees

by Pearl Stewart | May 8, 2015
The bill, passed by a Republican-dominated legislature, allows seven Republicans one week to ap [...] Read more

Congressmen Cross Aisle to Fight for HBCUs

by Autumn A. Arnett | April 28, 2015
Representatives from both sides of the aisle came together Tuesday evening in the Rayburn House [...] Read more

Rights Leaders Call for Vote on Lynch

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 12, 2015
A coalition of civil rights leaders are calling on the leadership of the U.S. Senate to immedia [...] Read more