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Study: College Affordability Metrics Don’t Match HBCUs’ Mission

by Jamal Eric Watson | September 10, 2014
The conclusion is that HBCUs and other minority serving institutions with large numbers of unde [...] Read more

Colleges Urged to Take Advising of Underrepresented Students to Deeper Level

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 8, 2014
Experts say faculty and administrators must teach students to master the “hidden curriculum [...] Read more

Special Issue – Academic Kickoff

| August 28, 2014
The Academic Kickoff edition of Diverse takes a closer look at how professors are teaching to [...] Read more

Focus Intensifies on Falloff of Students En Route to College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 3, 2014
“Summer melt” is said to impact between 10 and 20 percent of all “college-intending” st [...] Read more

One on One With Isa Adney

by Jamal E. Mazyck | May 27, 2014
The respected voice on community college issues delivers a keynote address at the NISOD Confere [...] Read more

Texas Tech Invites Rice as Commencement Speaker

by Betsy Blaney, Associated Press | May 6, 2014
Texas Tech University remained hopeful Tuesday that ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will [...] Read more

New Help for First-Generation Students at Kansas State

by Associated Press | July 8, 2013
A national program that aims to help first-generation college students stay in school is coming [...] Read more

Commitment to Service Helps Global Go-Getter Stand Out

by Maria Eugenia Miranda | April 9, 2013
Baruch College junior Alyssa Alicino was raised with many friends from Latin America and a sens [...] Read more

Academic Coaching: Seeking a Winning Strategy

by Dianne Hayes | September 26, 2012
Academic coaching can help students, particularly those from first-generation and low-income ba [...] Read more

Study: Southern Regional Education Board States Lag Behind in Completion Rates

by Amara Phillip | April 4, 2011
Nationwide, 29 percent of White adults have a bachelor’s degree, compared with 27 percent in [...] Read more

Collaboration Among USC Researchers, Western States Seeks To Spur Minority College Success

by Arelis Hernandez | May 26, 2010
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and the USC  Center for Urban Educa [...] Read more

Private Colleges Outline New College Success Initiative

by Charles Dervarics | February 15, 2010
The nation’s private colleges and universities pledged Friday to boost efforts to enroll and [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: Finishing College “Something I Have to Do”

by William J. Ford | January 15, 2010
Luis Arias walks around Marquette University's campus toting books, pens and other materials ev [...] Read more

Swine Flu Causes Stillman to Cancel Home Football Game

by Associated Press | September 8, 2009
Stillman College canceled its home football opener against Clark Atlanta because of swine flu, [...] Read more

Presidents of Maryland’s Black Colleges Testify About Disparities

by Michelle J. Nealy | November 13, 2008
No stranger to belt-tightening during tough economic times, presidents from two of Maryland’s [...] Read more