Posts tagged: Foundations - Diverse

College Students Aim to Deal with Bottom Line at Congressional Black Caucus Conference

by Jamal Watson | September 18, 2013
Mounting college debt and the lack of job opportunities are among issues to be addressed at the [...] Read more

Financier’s $15 Million Gift to Expand Black Studies Research at Harvard

by Ronald Roach |
Harvard University announced that it is launching the Hutchins Center for African and African A [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Mental Health and Higher Education

by Dr. Matthew Lynch | August 27, 2013
Dr. Victor Schwartz, Medical Director of The Jed Foundation, offers advice on how college campu [...] Read more

UConn Foundation to Pay Outgoing Leader through June

by Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press | August 26, 2013
The University of Connecticut Foundation will be paying the salaries of two presidents until Ju [...] Read more

Massachusetts to Tie Community College Funding to Performance

by Ronald Roach | August 13, 2013
Massachusetts has begun a community college funding effort that will tie a share of a school’ [...] Read more

‘PowHerful Summit’ Continues to Fortify Young Women

by Maria Eugenia Miranda | July 29, 2013
The Soledad O’Brien-led mentorship-cum-scholarship program for struggling girls offered sessi [...] Read more

Improving the Pathway to Higher Education

by Brian C. Mitchell | July 23, 2013
A seamless pathway must be created for two-year college graduates to transfer to four-year inst [...] Read more

Study Suggests Going Back to Basics: Saving to Fund Education

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 15, 2013
In an effort to reduce student debt and the debilitating effect that it can have on graduation [...] Read more

Report: ‘Quality, Coherence, and Transparency’ Critical to U.S. Skills Attainment

by Ronald Roach | July 10, 2013
The New America Foundation convened education officials, labor market experts and others to ass [...] Read more

Expert Says Education Leaders Need to Stick to Task

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
In order to improve persistence among diverse groups of students, higher ed leaders should shun [...] Read more

N.J. Programs Help Incarcerated Individuals Assimilate into College Life

by Gia McCants | July 9, 2013
Higher education institutions in New Jersey are helping create a model that broadens the educat [...] 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

Study: Black-White Achievement Gap Has ‘Political Foundations’

by Ronald Roach | July 3, 2013
A new study finds that state policymaker attention to teacher quality is highly responsive to l [...] Read more

University of Missouri-Kansas City Works to Help Low-Income Students

by The Associated Press | June 23, 2013
UMKC, once among the more costly public universities for low-income students, has created a gra [...] Read more

Virginia, North Carolina Schools, Universities Partner to Provide STEM Opportunities to Minorities

by Vikki Conwell | June 20, 2013
The Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation received a $3.5 million grant t [...] Read more