Statehouse Report today reports on the contrasting investment strategies from South Carolina legislature for its public colleges and universities, outlining how institutional appropriations have dramatically dropped in recent years while support for merit-based scholarships have increased over the same period.… Read More
Members of the Bethune-Cookman University campus community overwhelmingly endorse plans by Florida state lawmakers to replace a statue of a Confederate general with iconic school founder Mary McLeod Bethune in the halls of Congress. … Read More
A canceled speech from a controversial Texas state lawmaker at Texas Southern University has spurred confusion among the school’s administration, and a war of words between legislators.… Read More
A report produced recently by the University of Baltimore (UB) analyzes the waning hope for Baltimore City Community College, a two-year school based in the city’s western district, less than a mile away from historically black Coppin State University.… Read More
KHOU in Houston reports on the disruption and cancellation of a controversial Texas lawmaker’s appearance at Texas Southern University.
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HOUSTON – There was controversy on the Texas Southern University campus right before the cancellation of one lawmaker’s speech Monday.
Albany State University President Art Dunning today announced his plans for retirement, effective in January 2018. Dunning was named president of the institution following its merger with predominantly white Darton State College in 2015, and has been a part of the state’s effort to re-imagine its largest historically black college along lines of academic offerings, economic development for the region and athletics – all against the backdrop of its grand plan to reduce the number of colleges throughout the state in a cost savings effort.… Read More
If Russia knows that black folks protesting could be a catalyst for swinging an election, surely historically black colleges can do the research to understand what can sway black students towards attending our institutions.… Read More
A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.… Read More
Students at Howard University chanted and sung during a convocation address from former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey this morning, the latest example of HBCU students rejecting and disrupting speeches from government officials both former and current.… Read More
A new study out from Tufts University’s Institute for Democracy & Higher Education reveals that voter participation among college students was up overall during the 2016 presidential election, but that among students at historically black colleges and universities, voting dropped by just over ten percent from 2012.… Read More