Posts tagged: University of Pennsylvania - Diverse


Study Reports Wide Gender Disparity Among MSI Presidents

by Lois Elfman | March 27, 2018
A new report from the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions explores the dearth of wome [...] Read more

Education of Student-Athletes a Hot Topic at Panel Discussion

by Gregory Clay | March 18, 2018
For all the heightened chatter this year about whether college student-athletes should be paid, [...] Read more

Pathways Program Seeks to Diversify the Academy

by | March 4, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - After graduating from college in 2002, Johanna Lopez spent a decade working in t [...] Read more

A Call for Elite Schools to Redefine ‘Merit’

by Manuel S. Gonzalez Canche | February 19, 2018
I simply refuse to believe that talent is clustered within those who have the most. I am convin [...] Read more

Legacy Preferences Challenged at Elite Schools

by Associated Press | February 14, 2018
BOSTON — Students and alumni at some of the nation’s top universities are urging their [...] Read more

The PhD She Never Knew

by Nichole Margarita Garcia | February 11, 2018
My first memories revolved around looking at my grandmother’s hands. They were calloused, wri [...] Read more

Mellon Foundation Selects Renowned Poet and Scholar as President

by Pearl Stewart | February 8, 2018
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which supports humanities, culture and the arts in higher educ [...] Read more

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Can Meet the Needs of Nontraditional College Students

by Kemuel Benyehudah | February 1, 2018
According to the American Council on Education, only 34% of nontraditional students complete th [...] Read more

UPenn Scrubs Wynn Name, Rescinds His and Cosby’s Degrees

by Associated Press |
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it will remove casino [...] Read more

College Counselors Share Best Practices for Treating Mental Health of Diverse Students

by Jeremy House | November 15, 2017
More than ever, American college and university students are seeking counseling and other menta [...] Read more

New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

by Joseph Hong | October 16, 2017
The Board of Trustees at Morehouse College concluded a six-month search when it voted on Sunday [...] Read more

The Value of ‘an HBCU Experience’

by | July 3, 2017
During my junior year in high school, my assistant principal pulled me aside and told me someth [...] Read more

Penn Moves to Increase Monitoring of Underground Frats

by Associated Press | April 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania says unrecognized fraternities and sororities w [...] Read more

Guillermo: Halted or Not, Travel Ban Already Impacting Higher Ed

by Emil Guillermo | April 2, 2017
Even while both of Donald Trump’s executive orders banning travel from six Muslim-majority na [...] Read more

Diversity Scholar Shaun Harper Leaving Penn for Southern Cal

by Jamal Eric Watson | January 9, 2017
Dr. Shaun R. Harper, an expert on campus climate and racial equity, is leaving the University o [...] Read more
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