After a decade of decreased Black student enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities, a new group of higher education leaders is urging institutions to better support Black learners.
Social connections and networks can be highly beneficial when navigating college and pursuing career opportunities, but Black learners and workers tend to have less awareness of, and access to, professional social capital. A new framework outlines a vision for change.
A new joint study from the Lumina Foundation and Gallup finds that Black college students face distinctive challenges to completing a postsecondary degree, including racial discrimination and conflicting work and caregiving commitments.
The Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program will invest in early-career academic scientists in honor of University of Maryland Baltimore County’s outgoing president, who helped transform UMBC into the nation’s top producer of Black scientists and engineers.
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.