For new students entering college, finding their way and achieving a sense of belonging can be an arduous process. A new book questions who should shoulder that responsibility.
A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center indicates that nearly 22 percent fewer high school graduates went straight to college this year compared to last year’s class.
A new report suggests that financial aid officers will play an important role in helping ensure aid awards truly match students’ financial circumstances during this time of disproportionate economic hardship for Black and Latinx families.
Conversations about college students with disabilities often focus on individual academic accommodations or biomedical conditions—and miss opportunities to celebrate and support their contributions to campus diversity.
As the pandemic continues with no clear end in sight, fewer high school students—especially those from underrepresented backgrounds—are filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Common Application.
Images of college students typically feature one type of learner: the recent high school graduate living on campus. A new photo project hopes to show that the postsecondary experience is far more varied.
Amid racial unrest and a global health pandemic, higher education leaders are highlighting opportunities to undo structural racism in academia and increase support for Black students.
Immigrant-origin students account for 58 percent of the growth in the nation’s college and university enrollment since 2000, according to a new study.
Colleges and universities are reaffirming their commitment to recruit and retain faculty of color during this time of racial justice and reckoning, but many professors and instructors from underrepresented communities remain unconvinced that they’ll see lasting progress and equitable opportunities.
An executive order aimed at curtailing training on racial and gender bias has caused confusion at colleges and universities, prompting several to pause programming, and sparking an outcry from higher education associations.
Hundreds of students across the country have cut ties with their fraternities and sororities in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.
The University of Houston may not have as many resources as other institutions, but it is proving that you don’t need hundreds of millions to make faculty diversity a priority.