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Leadership & Policy
Achieving the Dream Releases Guide for Transitioning to Shorter Academic Terms
Achieving the Dream (ATD) has released a Shortened Academic Terms Guide and an accompanying workbook for the growing number of schools shifting to shorter academic terms. The guide includes strategies, best practices and resources. The guidebook notes that historically underserved, part-time, adult and student parents can benefit from the flexibility of shorter terms. “Many of […]
May 24, 2021
Think Tank Recommends Four Ways Colleges Can Address Police Brutality
In recent months, universities and colleges nationwide have announced their plans to address systemic racism and police brutality on campus. The Center for American Progress recently published a brief with four recommendations on how higher education institutions can hold local and campus law enforcement accountable for violent actions.
July 27, 2020
Dear Class of 2020, Five Messages to Frame Your Future (E-Commencement Speech)
The world we assumed would welcome graduates with open arms has changed in ways we could have never imagined or adequately prepared for.
April 21, 2020
How TMCF is Responding to COVID-19
There is little question that higher education in general, and our historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in particular, have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetime.
April 15, 2020
Institutionalizing Support for College Students Impacted by Foster Care
Despite the growing national media attention, shedding light on the precarious experiences of college students impacted by the foster care system, they remain on the margins of higher education research, policy and discourse. The data are clear though. On any given day there are nearly half of million youth in the foster care system (of which Black and Native American students are disproportionately represented) who have been subject to some form of abuse, neglect, or concerns about safety and wellbeing.
February 19, 2020
NC State Partners With Community Colleges to Ease Transfer Process
By implementing a transfer dual-enrollment program, North Carolina State University (NC State) aims to increase the attendance rates of low-to-moderate-income and first-generation students.
February 7, 2020
NASPA Study Analyzes Services for Students Accused of Sexual Misconduct
In partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Education, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) created a study to analyze current higher education services for students accused of sexual misconduct.
January 28, 2020
Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $2M to Help Train Rural Doctors
The Sentry Insurance Foundation donated $2 million to the Medical College of Wisconsin intending to boost the number of physicians serving rural areas, according to Stevens Point Journal. This is the largest gift given to the school and will go towards creating the Sentry Deanship at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Wausau campus. Through the […]
December 10, 2019
WSU Introduces New Initiative that Offers Free Tuition for Detroit High School Graduates
Graduates of Detroit public schools and Detroit residents with high school diplomas are eligible to earn free tuition at Wayne State University (WSU) through the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge. The Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge could provide free-tuition to the over 49,000 students who currently attend Detroit high schools as well as cover other […]
October 25, 2019
Dr. James L. Moore III to Receive APLU Distinguished Service Award
Dr. James L. Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at The Ohio State University (OSU), was named the recipient of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities’ (APLU) 2019 Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence Distinguished Service Award. Moore also serves as the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education […]
October 23, 2019
Leadership & Policy
Stepping Away from the Brink – Part IV – The Access and Affordability Challenge
The challenges in higher education are clear. By exploring the two key challenges of access and affordability in higher education in the primary and secondary education industries, cities and states allot the appropriate amount of resources to ensure both.
October 12, 2019
HBCUs Hit Strategic Reset in Face of Funding Mismatch
Despite the doom-and-gloom narrative that is often projected on these institutions, three in particular are seizing an opportunity to look inward, producing new strategic plans that accentuate their strengths and build upon their weaknesses.
January 19, 2016
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