Subfeature - Higher Education

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Through Mayor Ed Lee, Diversity Served a Community, a City, a Nation

by | December 17, 2017
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died early Dec. 12 after collapsing from a heart attack, was mo [...] Read more

Community College of Philadelphia Creates “Path of Possibilities” for its Students

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After completing an associate’s degree from CCP in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree from Temple [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta University Receives Funding to Increase Diversity in Art Museum Leadership

by | December 14, 2017
The Clark Atlanta University Art Museum is one of 20 U.S. art museums that will receive funding [...] Read more

Graduate Students Hopeful After Reported Elimination Of Tuition Waiver Tax

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Graduate students across the country breathed a cautious sigh of relief as various reports indi [...] Read more

What Makes an African-American Novel a Classic?

by Tarshia L. Stanley | December 13, 2017
Dr. Henry Louis Gates begins the anthology, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Wo [...] Read more

A Letter to Today’s Undergrads

| December 12, 2017
Ph.D. student pens a letter to undergraduate students. [...] Read more

Herman J. Felton, Jr., Appointed President of Wiley College

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A day after Dr. Herman J. Felton Jr., announced that he would step down as president of Wilberf [...] Read more

Saint Anselm College Eliminates Application Fee for First-Generation Students

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A New Hampshire college seeks to increase diversity by immediately eliminating the enrollment a [...] Read more

Remembering Simeon Booker, “The Dean of Black Journalists”

by Reginald Stuart | December 11, 2017
Long before he retired from his daily work, Simeon Booker had earned widespread recognition as [...] Read more

Seasoned Administrator to Take Helm at Wilberforce University

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Dr. Elfred Anthony Pinkard—a seasoned college administrator who has spent most of his career [...] Read more

Higher Education Devalued Under Trump/GOP Tax Bill

by | December 10, 2017
The truth is anything connected to higher ed got the shaft in this massive legislation th [...] Read more

Critical Reading & the American Education System

by Michael Jauchen | December 7, 2017
The entirety of Geoffrey Galt Harpham’s slim but wide-ranging historical look at the rise of [...] Read more

Student-Athletes Share Perspectives at Intercollegiate Athletics Forum

by By Lois Elfman | December 6, 2017
Giving student-athletes opportunities to achieve academic excellence was a recurring theme at t [...] Read more

“No, I Do Not Work Here”

by Andrew Martinez |
Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry’s powerful speech at ASHE has empowered me to change the way I see t [...] Read more

SACSCOC Places Johnson C. Smith University on Probation

by Reginald Stuart |
Johnson C. Smith University, the small private 150-year-old liberal arts institution in Charlot [...] Read more