Posts tagged: Congress - Diverse


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If We Want Equitable Representation, We Need More Diverse Congressional Interns Like Me

by Breanna Cadena | May 27, 2021 It was always my dream to be a Congressional intern. Last summer, despite the pandemic, I was a Read more

Impeached for the Second Time

by Diverse Staff | January 13, 2021
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald J. Trump, [...] Read more

Riots at U.S. Capitol Prompt Strong Response from Higher Ed Leaders

by Diverse Staff | January 6, 2021
An insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday afternoon dominated the n [...] Read more

House of Representatives Passes HBCU PARTNERS Act

by | December 7, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives has made it easier for Historically Black Colleges and Univer [...] Read more

Former Morehouse President is Running for Congress

by | August 25, 2020
Dr. Robert M. Franklin—the former president of Morehouse College—is vying for the open Geor [...] Read more

Our HBCUs Need Additional Congressional Support

by Harry L. Williams | June 22, 2020
As we approach June 30th, a date that marks the end of the annual or biennial fiscal years for [...] Read more

Report: To Ensure Equity, Prioritize CARES Act Aid for Public Colleges

by Lois Elfman | June 7, 2020
While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is felt throughout higher education, a report from th [...] Read more

Higher Ed Groups Reiterate Request to Senate for $46 Billion More to Colleges

by | June 1, 2020
The American Council on Education (ACE), alongside dozens of other higher education groups, has [...] Read more

More Than 70 Groups Ask Congress for $250 Billion to Fund State Education

by | May 5, 2020
As states contend with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, a coalition of more than 70 org [...] Read more

HBCUs to Host National Virtual Commencement Ceremony

by | May 4, 2020
After having conversations with seniors, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn Colleg [...] Read more

Young Invincibles: Elite Institutions Should Accept Stimulus Funds

by | April 27, 2020
Late last week, the University of Pennsylvania joined its rich, elite peers, like Harvard, Prin [...] Read more

Policy Brief Suggests Reforms to Address Student Debt Crisis During the Pandemic

by | April 22, 2020
In the first draft of the $2 trillion United States federal government stimulus package, a canc [...] Read more

Ensure Emergency Grants to Students Aren’t Taxed: Higher Ed Groups

| April 21, 2020
A host of higher education groups, including the American Council on Education, have written to [...] Read more

Large-Scale Debt Forgiveness May Benefit High Income Borrowers: Higher Ed Associations

| April 20, 2020
The American Council on Education and 31 other higher education institutions on Monday wrote to [...] Read more

Cancel Student Debt of Frontline Healthcare Workers, Say Some

| April 12, 2020
A Congresswoman and a professor emerita at Indiana University have called for canceling frontli [...] Read more
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