Women - Higher Education

An Open Letter from the “Hot Tamale” aka Your Latina Professor

by | September 10, 2018
Unfortunately, I have learned through the years the act of performing “what a professor looks [...] Read more
Spelman and Ford Partner to Support First-Gen Students

Spelman and Ford Partner to Support First-Gen Students

by | August 24, 2018
First-generation students at Spelman College will receive support and mentorship under a new in [...] Read more

The Future of Science is Women: Here’s How Institutions Can Support Them

by Sharon Jones-Eversley |
Harassment is only part of the battle women are fighting. The other fight is for women in scien [...] Read more

Institute for University Women Leaders from Diverse Global Venues Builds Network

by Beverly Lindsay & Yolanda Moses | August 1, 2018
When undertaking American federal grants in the United States and England, we encountered inter [...] Read more
Eight HBCU Students Awarded Beyoncé-Google Scholarships

Eight HBCU Students Awarded Beyoncé-Google Scholarships

by | July 27, 2018
Texas Southern University (TSU) student Jordan Davis is one of eight recipients of the 2018-19 [...] Read more

Heidi Anderson Named 16th President of UMES

by | July 25, 2018
The University System of Maryland announced that the next president of the University of Maryla [...] Read more

Professor Explores Dark Side of the Anti-Trafficking Movement

by Lois Elfman | May 8, 2018
A rising young academic, Dr. Elena Shih — assistant professor of American Studies and Ethnic [...] Read more

Predominantly White Institutions, Black Women Grad Students and a Sense of Belonging

by Torrie A. Cropps | May 1, 2018
While predominantly White institutions should make deliberate efforts to address issues of a la [...] Read more

Fix Yo’ Face: Angela Rye, Me, and Cardi B

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Over the years, I have heard comments about how I need to control my “emotions” because the [...] Read more

Increasing Role Models, Fostering Community for Women in STEM

by | April 24, 2018
A mentoring program created by women engineering students at Georgia Institute of Technology to [...] Read more

Study Reports Wide Gender Disparity Among MSI Presidents

by Lois Elfman | March 27, 2018
A new report from the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions explores the dearth of wome [...] Read more

Why Colleges Must Fight the Wage Gap

by Elizabeth Todd Byron | March 15, 2018
The saying goes, “You should never wake a sleeping baby.” Today, the average wage gap betwe [...] Read more
Professor Apologizes for Fiery Response to Muslim Student

Professor Apologizes for Fiery Response to Muslim Student

by Dan Sewell, Associated Press | November 2, 2017
CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati music teacher has apologized for his fiery online res [...] Read more
Garnett Stokes Becomes University of New Mexico’s 1st Female President

Garnett Stokes Becomes University of New Mexico’s 1st Female President

by Associated Press |
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico Board of Regents made history Thursday as it [...] Read more
Norwich University Denies Negligence Prior to Reported Sex Assault

Norwich University Denies Negligence Prior to Reported Sex Assault

by Associated Press | November 1, 2017
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — A private military college in Vermont is denying a student’s claim that i [...] Read more