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“Thank you for investing in our girls,” Michelle Obama said about the college scholarship program.
The Excelsior Scholarship is a first-in-the-nation plan that will let New York residents whose families makes up to $125,000 per year attend the state's public colleges and universities for free.
"Students are placing greater emphasis on residence life programs when contemplating their options for higher education," says Sodexo North America's CEO of Universities East Jim Jenkins.
Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.
The First Lady offered stirring words of wisdom touching on diversity, the dangers of Trump and how President Obama is “the son of a man from Kenya.”
María Elena Salinas’ keynote speech was “too Latino-centric” for some grads and attendees, according to a student's account.
But has an increase in Latinos and Blacks earning college degrees decreased the racial wealth gap?
Students say Secret Service agents escorted them out simply for being there.
A campus protest sparked a deadline for change.
A Dallas senator said Texas A&M students should face severe consequences.
Bill was in response to the protests at Mizzou, which were boosted when joined by school’s football team. Republican Rep. who proposed the bill, but was forced to withdraw it, said he believes there is no racial tension on Mizzou’s campus — but admitted he did not speak with any Black students.
Petition gets more than 9,000 signatures to change name of Yale’s Calhoun College due to “legacy of racism and blood.”
Although 53.4 percent of college football players were Black for the 2015 season, less than 9 percent of head coaches at schools that make up the Football Bowl Subdivision are Black.
Student activists demanded changes. How did the administration respond?
Yale, Brown and NYU have stated their goals, but time will tell how they hold up in the long run.
Yet another incident of racism on college campuses, which authorities are investigating as a hate crime
The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success has teamed up with Stanford, Dartmouth, Penn State, Rutgers and 84 others to change the way colleges can achieve greater inclusion in their student populations.
A Black Justice League member at Princeton tells DiversityInc the group’s demands and why Woodrow Wilson’s legacy on campus is damaging.
Protests on college campuses continue.
Former Dean of Claremont McKenna College Mary Spellman resigned last week as more college students confront racial tensions on their campuses.
Unchanged for 25 years — 93 percent white presidents: stale and out of touch.
Members of University of Missouri’s top leadership resign on Monday, and Yale students call for an end to racism on campus.
Black students are likely to be more strictly disciplined than their white classmates. Now, studies show that this injustice follows these students all the way to college.