Subfeature - Higher Education

UMass-Amherst Journalism Professor Teaches Students To Be Culturally Sensitive

by Lydia Lum | October 8, 2009
Journalism professors say it's imperative to sensitize future journalists to racial issues so t [...] Read more

S.F. State University Hosts Conference To Celebrate, Further Explore Ethnic Studies

by Lydia Lum | October 7, 2009
  At a time when some pundits and critics contend that ethnic studies are no longer neede [...] Read more

NC A&T Debates Rapper’s Appearance at Homecoming Concert

by Associated Press |
While leaders at North Carolina A&T State University consider a replacement for a controver [...] Read more

Mass. Legislation Could Authorize Study of Slavery’s Economic Legacy

by Steve LeBlanc, Associated Press | October 6, 2009
Legislators in Massachusetts are considering a bill that could authorize a study to determine h [...] Read more

Innovative Retention Policies Highlighted in New York Meeting

by Lois Elfman |
More than 500 college and university officials learn winning student retention strategies at na [...] Read more

Asian-Americans Hope To Build Pipelines to College Presidencies

by Lydia Lum | October 5, 2009
Dr. Ding-Jo Currie has long been aware that she is one of only a handful of Asian American coll [...] Read more

Stimulus Money Slow To Reach Colleges

by Peter Galuszka | October 2, 2009
An avalanche of funding is expected after a slow start to stimulus spending for campus-preserva [...] Read more

Decision on UND Fighting Sioux Nickname Postponed

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Writer |
The North Dakota Board of Higher Education has postponed a decision on the fate of the Universi [...] Read more

Black College Advocate Questions Funding Formula for Southern University Campuses

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press Writer | October 1, 2009
While serving as an appointee on a panel examining ways to overhaul Louisiana public college sy [...] Read more

Making It Known That Latinos Have an Education ‘Ally and Partner’

by Charles Dervarics | September 30, 2009
White House Hispanic education leader seeks to build links to educators and improve visibility [...] Read more

Louisiana Needs More Two-year College Grads, State Labor Official Says

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press Writer |
The Louisiana Workforce Commission executive director told state officials that, while Louisian [...] Read more

Hampton U. Summit To Promote Marriage, Two-Parent Families

by Zinie Chen Sampson, Associated Press Writer | September 29, 2009
Hampton University brings together religious leaders, psychologists, public health workers [...] Read more

U of ND Faces Deadline on Fighting Sioux Name

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Writer | September 28, 2009
Unless the University of North Dakota gets the support of the state's two Sioux tribes by [...] Read more

Black Coaching Appointments Paying Dividends

by F. Matthews | September 25, 2009
When Miami’s Randy Shannon and Houston’s Kevin Sumlin lead their teams onto the football fi [...] Read more

New Dartmouth President Inaugurated

by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press Writer | September 23, 2009
Dartmouth College inaugurated Jim Yoon Kim as its president. Kim is the first Asian-American to [...] Read more