higher education

In its 130-year history, the prestigious Harvard Law Review has never elected a Black woman to serve as president – until now. ImeIme Umana, a Pennsylvania native and daughter of Nigerian immigrants was elected to the post on Jan. 29 of this year. Umana, 24, was raised in the town of State College. Her late […]

The Obama Administration is launching an experimental initiative to provide Pell grants to high school students enrolling in college courses. The initiative targets low-income students.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the third annual College Signing Day in Harlem. About 4, 000 high school seniors and several celebrities joined Mrs. Obama for the event to promote higher education.

A new report says the college graduation gap between Black and Whites students remains, even with an overall increase in graduation rates. But some institutions are successfully helping to close the gap.

Pew Research says Black and Hispanic parents see the need for a college degree more than White parents do. The researchers say the difference is based in aspiration and resources.

After the Civil War and the abolishment of slavery, newly freed people struggled to adjust to the new world. In West Virginia, the efforts of…

Dr. Sybil C. Mobley, founder of Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry, died early Tuesday morning. Dr. Mobley’s contributions to FAMU are certainly…

    Anthony Anderson will host the UNCF Evening of Stars on BET. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his worse career moment ever…

Historically Black colleges and universities are suffering in today’s environment as parents and students are electing to go elsewhere. The days of almost certainly attending…

Conservatives are ridiculously riled-up over a controversial English class at Arizona State University called “U.S. Race Theory & the Problem of Whiteness,” a social engineering course…

Bruce Shepard, the president of Western Washington University, walks across the college campus every day and he doesn’t like what he sees: Too many white…