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U of Kentucky Commits $10 Million for Research on Racial Disparities

| August 6, 2020 The University of Kentucky said Wednesday it will fund an institute focused on researching race Read more

As Higher Education Faces a “Corona Swirl” of Transfer Students, Higher Education Must Create Clear Pathways to Degrees

by John Fink, Maria Hesse, Cheryl Hyman, Shirleatha Lee, Sharon Morrissey, and Elena Quiroz-Livanis | July 24, 2020
Recent surveys show that a growing number of high school graduates and college students are opt [...] Read more

Black Scientists Applying for NIH Grants Consistently Receive Lower Scores, Says Study

by B. Denise Hawkins | June 16, 2020
A new scoring approach introduced in 2009 was supposed to diminish bias during the National Ins [...] Read more

Racists Can Be Nice — But Dangerous

by | April 20, 2020
I have a hypothesis about bigotry. My colleagues in the civil rights movement might not like it [...] Read more

Experts: More Strategy, Less Flailing Can Close Faculty Diversity Gaps

| July 2, 2019
Cue the trombone for the “womp, womp, woooomp” findings of another study that indicates con [...] Read more

Delivering the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education Demands That We Become Active Change Agents

by Peter J. Taylor | May 16, 2019
I was born five years after Brown v. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court landma [...] Read more

Report Targets Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality

by Pearl Stewart | May 5, 2019
African-American women are dying from preventable pregnancy-related complications at three to f [...] Read more

Author Chat: New Book Mines Racial Disparities in College Degrees

| April 18, 2019
Journalist Richard Whitmire discusses how to significantly improve graduation rates of first-ge [...] Read more

Equity Chase: Efforts Narrow Racial Disparities in College Study Abroad

| April 17, 2019
As public discourse increases around issues of equity getting into college, succeeding there an [...] Read more

Ashe Scholar Committed to Serving Others

by Lois Elfman | April 4, 2019
During Khari Blasingame’s freshman year at Vanderbilt University, he was already speaking to [...] Read more

Study: States Lagging in Black Enrollment, Graduation at Public Colleges

| March 6, 2019
Racial disparities and inequities persist in the enrollment and graduation of Black students at [...] Read more

ACE Study: Racial Equity Gaps Still Plague Higher Ed

| February 14, 2019
In a matter of seconds, University of Maryland higher education professor Dr. Sharon L. Fries- [...] Read more

Report Shows Varied Progress in Achieving Equality in NYC

by | December 28, 2018
A new report by the City University of New York (CUNY) highlights a complicated narrative about [...] Read more

USC Race Center Issues Report Card on Black Student Equity

by LaMont Jones, Jr. and Jamal Eric Watson | September 24, 2018
A new study by the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center paints a grim pictu [...] Read more

Study: Wide Racial Gaps Persist in College Degree Attainment

by Dominique Burns and LaMont Jones | June 18, 2018
Compared to White adults in the United States, Black adults are two-thirds as likely to hold a [...] Read more
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