Posts tagged: Accommodations for Disabled - Diverse
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UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press | February 11, 2016 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure Read more

Critics Question Effectiveness of U.S. Civil Rights Commission

by Kenneth J. Cooper, America’s Wire | May 23, 2011
President Obama is moving to wrest control of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from Republic [...] Read more

Virginia University Named in Lawsuit Alleging Poor Access for Disabled

by Associated Press | February 15, 2011
ROANOKE Va. –  An advocacy group claims in a series of lawsuits that Radford Univers [...] Read more

NAFEO, AT&T Launch Effort To Help Students With Disabilities Attend HBCUs, PBIs

by Diverse Staff | December 3, 2010
The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education and the AT&T telecommuni [...] Read more

Colleges Instructed to Make Blind-friendly Gadgets Available to Students

by Dorie Turner, Associated Press | June 30, 2010
The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education sent a letter to college and university president [...] Read more

Lincoln U. Students Upset over Targeted Fitness Requirement

by Kathy Matheson, Associated Press Writer | November 23, 2009
Students at Lincoln University, a historically Black institution in Pennsylvania, say fitness c [...] Read more

Grambling President Makes Abrupt Departure

by Pearl Stewart | November 9, 2009
Citing family member's illness, Dr. Horace Judson leaves top post at cash-strapped historically [...] Read more

The ‘Belles’ are Back

by KENDRA HAMILTON | March 5, 2009
Bennett College for Women is ever mindful of its place in history while preparing students for [...] Read more

Disability Bill Divides Higher Ed Groups

by CHARLES DERVARICS | July 24, 2008
Some groups fear ADA bill will require institutions to expand services. [...] Read more

Disability Bill Divides Higher Ed Groups

by Charles Dervarics | July 23, 2008
Some groups fear ADA bill will require institutions to expand services. [...] Read more

Creating an Atmosphere of Acceptance

by Paul Ruffins | June 18, 2008
When it comes to learning disabilities, minority students are often misdiagnosed. [...] Read more

‘Creating an Atmosphere Of Acceptance’

by Paul Ruffins | June 12, 2008
When it comes to learning disabilities, minority students are often misdiagnosed. [...] Read more

Harvard student, new mom, denied extra time for breastfeeding during medical licensing exam

by Associated Press | September 19, 2007
BOSTON A judge rejected a Harvard student's request Wednesday for extra break time during her [...] Read more

Mass. Gov.-Elect Deval Patrick: One on One With Diverse

by Ronald Roach | November 9, 2006
Civil rights attorney Deval Patrick made history this week when he was elected the first Black [...] Read more

Bay State Bravado

by Ronald Roach | December 15, 2005
As a bright and ambitious youngster growing up poor in Southside Chicago, Deval L. Patrick won [...] Read more
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