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After Four Decades on the Job,...

Jul 17, 2017 by

by Jamal Eric Watson Dr. Luns C. Richardson has the distinct privilege of being one of the nation’s longest-serving college...

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New Chicago High School Gradua...

Jun 14, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – In a radical policy change being referred to as everything from “forward thinking” to “remarkably...

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Expert: Achievement Gap a Nati...

May 10, 2017 by

by Kim Wilcox – There is a national crisis in American higher education, and it threatens to exacerbate the most pressing...

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Teaching, Selling or Consuming...

May 3, 2017 by

by Roberto Rodriguez – It is that time of year: it is either time to teach, sell or consume Cinco de Mayo. If one decides to...

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Knight Commission Tackles Whit...

May 2, 2017 by

by Catherine Morris – For decades, college coaches have primarily been White and male. Coaches of color are in short supply. In...

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Expert: Dearth of Black Teache...

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Catherine Morris It is no secret that the majority of teachers at schools across the nation are White. A Department of Education...

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Lessons from the Lack of White...

Apr 27, 2017 by

The last time a White cornerback started in an NFL game was in the 2003 season. Let’s unpack some potential reasons for this and what...

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Report: Colleges’ Reliance on ...

Apr 21, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – Colleges and universities experienced a 1.8 percent decrease in funding at the state and local level in...

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Patrick Ewing to Become Head C...

Apr 4, 2017 by

by Walter Hudson Former NBA basketball star Patrick Ewing is headed to his alma mater to become the new head coach of the men’s...

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Nude selfies a big problem in ...

Mar 15, 2017 by

SALT LAKE CITY — To some it’s a sign of affection. To some it’s flirting. And to others, it’s just what their...

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For-profit Colleges Decry ‘Dem...

Nov 21, 2016 by

Jamaal Abdul-Alim WASHINGTON — As speculation continued over how a Trump administration might treat for-profit colleges in the coming...

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Principal Wins International R...

Nov 14, 2016 by

by Jamal Eric Watson – For as long as she can remember, Alicia Hash always had aspirations of becoming an educator. Alicia Hash...

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UNCF Koch Scholars Persist Des...

Nov 10, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim Jamari Green has fond memories of the day she got word from the UNCF Koch Scholars Program that she had been...

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Study: Successful Students’ Fo...

Sep 14, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – While research has established high school grades as the most reliable predictor of success in college,...

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Report: ‘$500M Club’ Shuns Low...

Aug 4, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – WASHINGTON — Universities with the largest endowments were slammed as “playgrounds for the children of...

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Native American Cultural Space...

Jul 16, 2016 by

by Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell As student culture centers continue to grow on college campuses, questions about funding them have arisen,...

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DOE: Spending on Prisons Rises...

Jul 9, 2016 by

by Catherine Morris – State and local spending on prisons and jails is increasing at a faster rate than spending on public...

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Scholars: Fisher Decision Give...

Jun 24, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Catherine Morris and Jamal Watson – In a long-awaited decision hailed as a victory for college diversity...

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Will LeBron James’ Assist Actu...

Jun 20, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – After successfully leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic comeback to clinch the 2016 NBA...

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Paul Quinn Addresses Issues in...

Jun 18, 2016 by

by Jamal Eric Watson President of Paul Quinn College In an effort to address a litany of economic, educational, public policy and...

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