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Group Calls Remedial Education ‘Bridge to Nowhere’

by | March 29, 2016 Complete College America, dedicated to improving graduation rates nationally, has dubbed remedi Read more

Minority Scholars to be Among Those Honored by AERA

by Jamal Eric Watson |
AERA’s annual meeting—which has become the go-to place for scholars pursuing cutting-edge r [...] Read more

Expert: Higher Ed Needs to Embrace Assessments of Student Learning

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Colleges and universities should embrace assessments of student learning in order to prove thei [...] Read more

Non-tenure-track Faculty Making Their Voices Heard

by Lois Elfman | March 28, 2016
As the academic landscape evolves, non-tenure-track faculty see a boost in their impact as well [...] Read more

After Protest, ‘The Bell Curve’ Author Sails Through Lecture

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 27, 2016
But for all the things the protesters at Virginia Tech had to say about Murray and his writing [...] Read more

Chicago State U. Students Left Adrift Amid Budget Impasse

by Catherine Morris |
The uncertainty surrounding the south Chicago institution’s future can be demoralizing, CSU s [...] Read more

Bill to Defund University of Tennessee Diversity Office Withdrawn

by Diverse Staff | March 24, 2016
Lawmakers, angry over web postings by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion of the University o [...] Read more

UConn’s Residential Learning Community Comes Under Fire

by Kenneth J. Cooper |
Two dissident members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have accused the University of Con [...] Read more

Experts: Broadband Key to Boosting Higher Ed Access for Poor

| March 23, 2016
A federal program that provides phone service to the poor could boost access to higher educatio [...] Read more

UMKC Takes Issue with Education Trust Report Conclusion

by Catherine Morris |
According to UMKC, the university is concerned primarily with providing full access to all memb [...] Read more

Report: Black Student Graduation Rates Improving at Slower Rate Than Whites

by Catherine Morris | March 22, 2016
A recent report released by the Education Trust found that Black student graduation rates impro [...] Read more

A Positive thing about Donald Trump’s Presidential Run

by Emil Guillermo | March 21, 2016
While people point to Donald Trump tapping the anger of the American electorate, you always kno [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Nigerian-born Student Loses Bias Suit

by Eric Freedman | March 18, 2016
A Nigerian-born graduate student who failed his doctoral qualifying exam three times has lost a [...] Read more

Wallace Foundation Earmarks $47M to Bolster Programs for Aspiring Principals

by Catherine Morris |
The Wallace Foundation announced Wednesday that it will make a $47 million commitment to help [...] Read more

Study: Many Colleges’ Financial Outreach Coming at Pell Grant Recipients’ Expense

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 16, 2016
More colleges and universities are using their institutional aid to woo wealthy students who ca [...] Read more
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