Posts tagged: Education - Diverse

Acuña Accepts John Hope Franklin Award at ACE

by David Pluviose | March 14, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Last night, Dr. Rodolfo F. Acuña, the founder of the Department of Chicana a [...] Read more

Delaware State Cutting 23 Degree-granting Programs

by Reginald Stuart |
Delaware State University, the sole historically Black public college in Delaware, is “deacti [...] Read more

Harvard Agrees to Retire Law School Shield Tied to Slavery

by Associated Press |
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ― Harvard University is retiring the official shield of its law school follo [...] Read more

U.S. to Fire Monitor Overseeing Formerly For-profit Colleges

by Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON ― The Education Department is removing a law firm hired to oversee the turnaround [...] Read more

Georgia Governor Calls for Follow-up Bills to Campus Carry

by Kathleen Foody, Associated Press |
ATLANTA ― Days after Georgia lawmakers approved a bill lifting a weapons ban on the state’s [...] Read more

9 Research Universities Receive Grants to Retain Low-income Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Nine public urban research universities were awarded a total of $450,000 to launch or expand pi [...] Read more

Senate Votes to Confirm King to Head Education Department

by Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON ― The Senate narrowly voted Monday to confirm John B. King Jr. as the nation’s e [...] Read more

Berkeley Moves to Fire Assistant Coach Over Sexual Harassment

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO ― An assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of California, Be [...] Read more

Central Oregon College Tries Other Tactics to Fill New Dorm

by Associated Press | March 13, 2016
BEND, Ore. ― Central Oregon Community College is trying new marketing strategies and reducing [...] Read more

Trouble Remains Following Failed For-profit Schools’ Revival

by Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON ― Significant problems remain at a formerly for-profit college that the Obama admi [...] Read more

Republican Senators Say ED Overreaching on Title IX

by Catherine Morris | March 10, 2016
Republican senators said that the education department is overstepping its bounds in enforcing [...] Read more

Georgia Senate Set to Vote on Allowing Guns on Campuses

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA ― Georgia’s state Senate is set to vote on a bill allowing licensed gun owners to c [...] Read more

Audit: Elizabeth City State Improperly Admitted Students

by Associated Press |
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. ― A new internal audit shows that Elizabeth City State University improp [...] Read more

Survey: Most Americans want to see more college graduates

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Americans continue to see expanding access to education as the best strategy for widening oppor [...] Read more

Union to Hold No-confidence Vote at Pennsylvania University

by Associated Press | March 9, 2016
CALIFORNIA, Pa. ― Faculty and coaches at a southwestern Pennsylvania university are planning [...] Read more