Posts tagged: Education - Diverse

Nate Parker Launching Film School at HBCU, Wiley College

| March 22, 2016
“The Birth of a Nation” filmmaker Nate Parker is launching a film school at Wiley College i [...] Read more

Kentucky House Approves Free Community College

| March 20, 2016
All students who graduate from Kentucky high schools, home schools or obtain their GEDs in Ken [...] Read more

UC Berkeley to Review Head Coach’s Role in Harassment Case

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | March 17, 2016
BERKELEY, Calif. ― Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, are reviewing whether [...] Read more

Free Speech Bill Withdrawn After Islamic State Comments

by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ― A Republican lawmaker on Thursday defended his comments that free speech r [...] Read more

Former Oregon Basketball Players Sue After Rape Accusations

by Associated Press | March 16, 2016
LANE COUNTY, Ore. ― Two former University of Oregon basketball players dismissed in 2014 as a [...] Read more

Kansas House OKs Campus Faith Groups Restricting Membership

by Melissa Hellman, Associated Press |
TOPEKA, Kan. ― Kansas lawmakers on Wednesday approved a long-delayed proposal allowing faith- [...] Read more

Missouri Interim President: Faculty on Frontline of Quest for Diversity

by David Pluviose |
The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education and the American Council on [...] Read more

French Woman Aged 91 Gets PhD After 30 Years

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A woman aged 91 has become one of the oldest people in France to gain a PhD after she completed [...] Read more

Board Upholds Firing of Missouri Professor who Protested

by Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press | March 15, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ― The University of Missouri’s Board of Curators upheld its decision to fi [...] Read more

Former Republican Congressman Tabbed as New President at U. of North Dakota

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press |
FARGO, N.D. ― A former Republican congressman from Minnesota was selected Tuesday to take ove [...] Read more

Kansas May Allow Campus Religious Groups to Restrict Members

by Melissa Hellmann, Associated Press |
TOPEKA, Kan. ― Kansas is close to enacting a measure that would allow university religious gr [...] Read more

Georgia Governor Questions Campus Guns Bill to NRA Backlash

by Kathleen Foody and Ryan Phillips, Associated Press |
ATLANTA ― Georgia’s governor stopped short of a veto threat against a bill lifting a weapon [...] Read more

Chairman of University Steps Down After President’s Comments

by David Dishneau, Associated Press |
The chairman of Mount St. Mary’s University has resigned and the Board of Trustees has electe [...] Read more

Blacks Playing Men’s Hoops, Football Lag Behind in Degrees

by Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press |
PHILADELPHIA ― Young Black men playing basketball and football for the country’s top colleg [...] Read more

University of Missouri Unrest Reverberates at ACE

by David Pluviose |
Handling unrest among underrepresented students was a hot topic of discussion at the 98th Ameri [...] Read more