Report: Universities Must Cult...

Jan 16, 2020 by

by Lois Elfman – Higher education institutions’ historically racist admission policies have led to underrepresentation of Black...

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Study Finds Imposter Syndrome ...

Jan 14, 2020 by

by Jessica Ruf – Imposter syndrome describes the unfounded belief that one is unworthy of his or her accomplishments, and...

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Houston Program Aims to Help B...

Jan 13, 2020 by

The Houston Independent School District’s Miles Ahead Scholars Program aims to increase the number of Black males pursuing...

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Study on Black Youth and Racis...

Jan 6, 2020 by

by Donna Y. Ford – On the last day of 2019, I had to purge and get my thoughts out by writing on what is the most troubling...

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University of California Syste...

Dec 20, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman – The University of California system was hit with a civil rights lawsuit last week over required standardized...

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College Enrollment is On the D...

Dec 17, 2019 by

by Sarah Wood – Compared to last fall, postsecondary enrollment has decreased this year by more than 231,000 students,...

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Some College Students Facing H...

Dec 12, 2019 by

by B. Denise Hawkins – This month, home for the holidays will be a much-anticipated destination for many college students as...

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NYU Launches Dual Degree Progr...

Dec 9, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman – New York University’s engineering school and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur are embarking on an...

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FIRE Report Examines Free Spee...

Dec 6, 2019 by

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has released its annual report on institutional policies that can restrict...

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Stop Using Asian Americans to ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

by Frank Wu – Asian Americans are ambiguous in civil rights. Perhaps Asian Americans themselves are ambivalent as well. Neither...

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVo...

Nov 4, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the finalized rule for accreditation and state...

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Graduate School Enrollment on ...

Oct 10, 2019 by

Graduate school applications and first-time enrollment are on the rise with the largest increases in mathematics and computer...

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Harvard Affirmative Action Dec...

Oct 7, 2019 by

by Emil Guillermo – When it comes to diversity, I’m an OG–an affirmative action baby from back in the day. The Harvard decision...

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Institutions Stepping Up to Se...

Oct 3, 2019 by

by Lois Elfman – As colleges and universities work to reach enrollment and college completion goals, increased focus has turned...

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How Can Colleges Make Grading ...

Sep 30, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman – College and university leaders are constantly asking themselves how to enroll and retain underrepresented...

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Undocumented Students Struggle...

Sep 26, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman Miguel Pimentel Davila When Miguel Pimentel Davila was a first-year student at California State University East Bay,...

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Undocumented Students Reflect ...

Sep 25, 2019 by

At a panel at Trinity Washington University, undocumented students reflected on the role faith plays in their activism. by Sara...

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Is Hollywood Ready for Its Clo...

Sep 23, 2019 by

by Pearl Stewart – At the end of her acceptance speech for best actress at the 90th annual Academy Awards in 2018, Frances...

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House Committee Hearing Probes...

Sep 20, 2019 by

by Sara Weissman – WASHINGTON – Kelly Finlaw, a middle school art teacher at I.S. 128 in New York City, thought she qualified...

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Dear Academia. . .

Sep 17, 2019 by

by Nichole Margarita Garcia – Dear Academia, This is year-two on tenure track. I am already behind in meeting writing goals,...

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