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UNCF Celebrates as FUTURE Act Awaits Trump’s Signature

by | December 10, 2019 The latest version of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan compromise on funding for minority serving i Read more

Senators Send Letter in Support of the FUTURE Act

by | November 5, 2019
A group of 38 senators sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minorit [...] Read more

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Addresses HBCU Leaders About Expired Funding

by | October 10, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sent a letter to leaders of historically Black colleges [...] Read more

FUTURE Act Halted in Senate, Higher Education Organizations and Leaders Dismayed

by | September 26, 2019
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander is standing in the way of the passage of Fostering Undergraduate T [...] Read more

Diversity at Stake in Kavanaugh Hearings

by | September 5, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination is about institutionalizing the trend at the highest court to re [...] Read more

Students Could Save Thousands Under New Senate Bill

by Sierra Darville | March 8, 2018
More than a dozen co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate have reintroduced legislation that would make [...] Read more

Urban League’s Morial: Educational Equity Essential to Economic Empowerment

by | February 28, 2018
Marc H. Morial, former mayor of New Orleans and current president and CEO of the National Urban [...] Read more

Senators Push for Confidential Advisers to Campus Assault Survivors

by Catherine Morris | July 29, 2015
A Senate committee discussed possible responses to campus sexual assault at a hearing Wednesday [...] Read more

Rights Leaders Call for Vote on Lynch

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 12, 2015
A coalition of civil rights leaders are calling on the leadership of the U.S. Senate to immedia [...] Read more