HBCUs seek highest recognition for research and innovation

To date, no historically Black college or university has attained R1 status, the highest possible classification for research universities. After earning record levels of research funding, some HBCUs are poised to change that.

Bomb threats unsettle dozens of HBCU campuses

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.

HBCU initiative aims to address widespread basic needs insecurity

Two-thirds of HBCU students surveyed in fall 2020 reported basic needs insecurity, according to a report released in tandem with a new initiative to help historically black institutions advocate for funding and deepen their support services.