Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a global icon of advocacy and equality, was in 1948 a Morehouse College senior seeking entrance into the Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, PA.
Grambling State University’s Shakyla Hill messed around and got a quadruple-double last week, earning accolades from Louisiana to Bristol, CT.
Virginia State University was among the leaders in total enrollment increases and first-year, first-time college enrollment in 2016, according to a recent report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
North Carolina A&T State University head football coach Rod Broadway announced his retirement today, capping a career which has claimed championships in three historically black athletic conferences and which forced HBCU football into discussions of mid-major relevance.
Jelani Cobb writes in the New Yorker today about Howard University and its president Wayne A.I. Frederick, offering a long-form feature of Howard’s struggles in a political and social climate which has yielded a Trump presidency, and questions about HBCU identity as it darts in and out of the consciences of America and Black America.
Former Florida A&M University President James Ammons was appointed this week as the new executive vice president of the Southern University System, and vice-chancellor of its flagship Baton Rouge campus.
A scholarship initiative created by the The Tennessean Newspaper and Tennessee State University has raised more than $30,000 in less than a month, aimed at supporting aspiring journalists at the flagship HBCU in memory of a TSU professor and Tennessean business reporter who died on Dec.
There is a sense among many presidents at historically black colleges and universities that the Trump Administration, while not overly friendly to HBCUs by initiative or policy, has been a salve against what many expected would happen in a fury of budget cuts and racism-driven reforms.
Less than a month after the Missouri Department of Higher Education identified more than 900 degree programs at state colleges and universities classified as underperforming, including 57 out 72 programs at historically black Harris Stowe State University and Lincoln University, the higher education oversight body yesterday authorized new performance based funding standards for schools which could significantly impact academic and campus operations at the state’s two HBCUs.
The Washington Post today revealed its list of the major financial stories impacting higher education in 2017, with policy deregulation, free college initiatives, and the GOP tax plan among the top stories of the year.
Our annual year-end tradition continues with the Digest 50, a recap of the top 50 moments, people and achievements over the last year at historically black colleges and universities.
Ryan Lang talks about balancing spirituality with medical professionalism and expertise, Oakwood’s STEM development brand, and the value of the HBCU baccalaureate training experience.
Dr. Gibbs joins us to discuss Stillman’s STEM brand, the transition from a private HBCU to Johns Hopkins University, and advice for HBCU scientists-in-training.