Posts tagged: Federal Programs - Diverse


Groups Mobilize To Stop Cuts for Minority-Serving Schools

by Charles Dervarics | October 19, 2011
Many of the nation’s leading higher education groups are urging Congress to reject a House of [...] Read more

White House Social Outreach to Asians, Pacific Islanders Expanding

by Lydia Lum | October 13, 2011
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders plans to expand its reach i [...] Read more

Report Provides Close Look at Diversity Among Asian American, Pacific Islander Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 12, 2011
College and university leaders should pay greater attention to the demographics of the growing [...] Read more

U.S. Education Department’s Community College Leader Makes ‘Acceleration Strategies’ Part of Ambitious Agenda

by Charles Dervarics | September 16, 2011
After more than a year at the Education Department, Dr. Frank Chong describes his job as a “w [...] Read more

Louisiana Regents Question Southern University Financial Emergency

by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | August 26, 2011
Members of the state's top higher education board questioned whether Southern University needed [...] Read more

Education Advocates Facing Up to Budget Deal, Anticipating 2012 Fiscal Debate

by Charles Dervarics | May 25, 2011
Next year’s House plan contains more than $700 billion in cuts from labor, education, health [...] Read more

Federal Program Helping Eastern Washington University Transform Lives

by Rebecca Nappi, The Spokesman-Review | April 13, 2011
 Dr. Christina Torres Garcia and her husband, Dr. Martin Meraz-Garcia, are Eastern Washing [...] Read more

Look Broadly for Funds, Fed Official Urges

by Charles Dervarics | April 5, 2011
Hispanic-serving institutions must think beyond programs targeted just at HSIs, or minority-ser [...] Read more

Federal Postsecondary Education Leader Urges Unity on College Completion Message

by Lydia Lum | February 1, 2011
The many constituencies comprising U.S. higher education should come together to "speak with on [...] Read more

Broadband Usage Growing Even as Gaps Persist

by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | November 10, 2010
The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks down along inco [...] Read more

ETS Achievement Gap Conference Focuses on Families and Academic Development

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 19, 2010
At a time when a national debate rages over whether charter schools are better than traditional [...] Read more

Black College Graduate Excels as UNCF Special Programs Leader

by Lydia Lum | October 12, 2010
Aaron Andrews, the CEO of the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corp., credits the men [...] Read more

Future Scholars Program Guides Tucson 5th Graders to College

by Patty Machelor, Arizona Daily Star | September 23, 2010
Aida Garcia-Iniguez-Madero's Tucson fifth-graders learned recently that planning for college no [...] Read more

Spreading the Word on Asian American Diversity

by Arelis Hernandez | June 23, 2010
Kiran Ahuja, a former litigator and an alumnus of a historically Black college, leads the White [...] Read more

Obama Administration Seeks Increased Asian American and Pacific Islander Access to Federal Programs

by Lydia Lum | April 28, 2010
For the month of May, Obama administration officials plan to hold a series of events aimed at i [...] Read more