Recent bomb threats at dozens of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities have put campuses on edge and sparked concerns about the toll on students.
A new publication considers higher education’s admissions and financial-aid systems through the lens of racial equity and urges stakeholders to rethink key barriers for students of color.
Colleges are adding staff dedicated to the success of Black men in hopes of increasing enrollment and completion. Some campus leaders say it’s long overdue.
After three decades as one of higher education’s most influential leaders, University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III is preparing to retire, having transformed UMBC into a model for educating diverse students.
Many selective public institutions are struggling to increase access for Black students, and Temple University is no exception. The Philadelphia Inquirer took a closer look.
This college leader says an institution-wide commitment is critical—and shares three ways her primarily white college is supporting students of color.
The enrollment of Black men at U.S. colleges and universities has declined noticeably during the pandemic, and some institutions are taking action.
Federal officials announced a final extension of the temporary pause on student loan repayments, sparking renewed calls for debt cancellation to address racial wealth disparities.
In an opinion piece, one high school senior describes the tension experienced by students of color when they feel obligated to “sell [their] pain” during the college admissions process.
The share of Black students in the freshman class at 15 state flagships in fall 2019 was at least 10 percentage points lower than Black students’ representation among the state’s high school graduates, according to a new analysis.
Black students have long been underrepresented among science, technology, engineering, and math graduates, and experts say the disparity could soon worsen.
Prioritizing flexibility and affordability, a new online undergraduate program from Morehouse College seeks to broaden higher education access for the millions of Black men who have some college credit but no degree.