Uncategorized - Higher Education

Grad Student Accused of Scamming Woman to Pay His Tuition

by Associated Press | January 25, 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Brown University graduate student was charged Thursday with scamming [...] Read more

Michigan State President Resigns in Wake of Nassar Scandal

by Associated Press |
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon submitted her resignation W [...] Read more

Challenges Persist in Hiring Black Head Coaches in College Football

by Gregory Clay | January 18, 2018
Penn State University’s James Franklin was the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator a [...] Read more

New Initiative Seeks to Unite Native-Serving Institutions

by Joseph Hong |
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, or WICHE, has launched a new collaborat [...] Read more

University of Alabama Student Expelled for Racial Slurs in Online Videos

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A University of Alabama student repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, [...] Read more

Institutions Prepare to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

by | January 11, 2018
From music and poetry readings to lectures and community service events, colleges and universit [...] Read more

Vanderbilt Pays Tribute to Black SEC Pioneer Player

by Pearl Stewart |
Billed as “an evening of conversation about the intersection of race and sports,” Wednesday [...] Read more

After DACA Decision and Negotiations, Experts are Cautiously Hopeful

by | January 10, 2018
A federal judge in California on Tuesday ruled against the Trump administration’s repeal of t [...] Read more

Scholars Hold Mixed Reactions About an Oprah Presidential Run

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While Oprah Winfrey has had a successful career as a businesswoman, philanthropist and an advoc [...] Read more

FIRE Sues Essex County College

by | January 8, 2018
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, a civil liberties group, has been advoc [...] Read more

Colgate’s Mosaic Initiative, a Bridge Between Multicultural Alumni and Students

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Tapping into its alumni network, Colgate University has created an innovative initiative that b [...] Read more

Educators Should Care About “Fire and Fury”

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If you’re in higher ed and are trying to ignore Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the T [...] Read more

Obama Aide Challenges College Presidents to Encourage Civic Engagement

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Valerie B. Jarrett—who for eight years served as a senior advisor to President Barack Obama [...] Read more

Scholars Find Solidarity at MLA Convention

by Lois Elfman | January 7, 2018
Invigorated by animated discussions about research, teaching, literature, linguistics and caree [...] Read more

Educational Road Bumps in 2017

by Reginald Stuart | January 4, 2018
Last year,higher education appears to have been on a bumpy, roller coaster back seat ride, acco [...] Read more