A new book chronicles the policies and persistent underfunding that have shaped the trajectory of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities—and calls on the government to step up support.
The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted the shifting gender ratios on U.S. college campuses, where women now account for 59.5 percent of students. Experts say the decline in men’s community college enrollment is especially concerning.
Persistent racial disparities in college degree completion pose a significant threat to state attainment goals and local economies, further fueling states’ outreach to underrepresented students.
Co-hosted by Georgetown University, this year’s virtual Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience featured 48 speakers and welcomed 28 teams from a diverse array of colleges and universities.
New research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce explores common arguments made by critics of affirmative action.
At least 11 HBCUs have announced decisions to clear some or all of their recent graduates’ outstanding tuition and fee balances.
Two-year colleges, state lawmakers, and community organizations are ramping up their efforts to provide affordable housing for students experiencing or at risk for homelessness.
Launched in 2015, a mentorship program for students participating in the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) offers a valued relationship-building opportunity for the university’s first-generation and low-income students—and their alumni mentors.
Approximately 6.5 million Pell Grant recipients may be eligible for a new Federal Communications Commission program offering discounts on broadband internet service and devices.
U.S. colleges and universities collectively have received billions in federal funds for emergency student aid this past year, prompting campuses to create—and refine—programs that connect students with timely support.
As employers solidify internship plans for the coming summer, advocates are urging them to create programs that offer equitable access to earning, learning, and networking opportunities.
A growing number of colleges are embracing competitive, organized video gaming, but a new survey suggests that women are underrepresented on those esports teams and among esports scholarship recipients.