- Higher Education
by Aina Hunter

A persistent science and technology gap between White and non-White students and crippling student debt are two key education issues addressed in the National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” annual report.

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Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) last week to actualize its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. The announcement last week ended a period of inactive admissions at Dillard for the pre-licensure baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs during the 2017-2018 academic year, following a […]

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A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” lists the colleges and universities that have been able to address this gap as well as those where the disparity is still strong

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Dr. Joseph L. Jones has been ousted from his role as president of the HBCU, for his “lack of transparency,” according to board of trustees.

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TONYA HILL has been named executive director of the Danville Area Community College Foundation (DACC). Prior to this new role, she was a member of the DACC board of trustees. Hill holds an associate’s degree in applied science and business administration from Danville Area Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Illinois University.

S. TERRI GOMEZ was named associate vice president for student success for the division of academic affairs at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She has served as the interim associate vice president since January 2016. Gomez earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

JASON BROOKS was named director of the Martin Luther King Center at the University of Kentucky. He previously served as assistant dean of students for diversity, equity and inclusion at Emporia State University. Brooks received both a bachelor’s and master’s in music with a concentration in horn performance from Emporia State University and an Ed.D. in higher education administration from Baker University.

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