Posts tagged: Department of Education - Diverse

DeVos: ‘Work To Be Done’ on Title IX

by Catherine Morris | July 13, 2017
Title IX guidance around sexual assault on college campuses appears to be in for an update, acc [...] Read more

Education Champion Out to Conquer Disparity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 28, 2017
After the bitter presidential election of 2016, then-U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King J [...] Read more

Student Loan Servicer Navient Fights Back as States Eye Protections

by Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | June 21, 2017
AUGUSTA, Maine — The nation’s largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied aga [...] Read more

DeVos Plans to Name Financial Services Exec as Student Aid Boss

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday she plans to appoint Dr. Arthur Wayne John [...] Read more

Civil Rights Advocates: Scaling Back Higher Ed Investigations ‘an Injustice’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 19, 2017
A U.S. Department of Education memo that suggests a more narrow approach to civil rights invest [...] Read more

Advocacy Groups Pan DeVos Rollback of For-profit College Regulations

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 14, 2017
Several advocacy groups on Wednesday assailed a U.S. Department of Education plan to roll back [...] Read more

Women’s Advocates Sue Department of Education Over Title IX Data

by A.K. Brunini | June 13, 2017
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) sued the Department of Education on Monday in an effor [...] Read more

Morehouse Interim President Taggart Dies

by Catherine Morris | June 8, 2017
The Morehouse College community woke on Thursday morning to the news that William Taggart, inte [...] Read more

Senators Take DeVos to Task Over Proposed Budget

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 6, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared before a Senate education subcommittee Tuesday [...] Read more

Congressional Committee Directs Ire at Runcie

by Catherine Morris | May 25, 2017
James Runcie’s resignation as chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid wa [...] Read more

DeVos to Review Rejected College Prep Grants Applications

by Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press | May 24, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to dozens of programs that hel [...] Read more

Experts: Trump Budget a Crushing Blow to Low-income Students

by A.K. Brunini | May 23, 2017
Higher education experts were reeling amid the release of President Donald Trump’s newly rele [...] Read more

Swygert: Loan Servicing Change Could Rock HBCUs

by Reginald Stuart | May 21, 2017
Any wrong turn, albeit well intentioned, could further jeopardize the fragile state of HBCUs, D [...] Read more

Senate Democrats Question Role of DeVos Advisory Group

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 26, 2017
The letter asks Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to clarify how the task force — reportedly [...] Read more

Court Rules Against Accrediting Agency of ITT Tech, Corinthian Colleges

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 21, 2017
The Accrediting Council on Independent Colleges and Schools — the accrediting agency that had [...] Read more
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