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Leadership & Policy
Will Free Community College Hurt HBCU Enrollment?
Some conservatives have been quick to point to the price tag of Biden’s American Families Plan, arguing that making the first two years of higher education free ultimately limits student choice and could be potentially damaging for HBCU enrollment.
July 2, 2021
Leadership & Policy
Nurturing the Next Generation of Historically Black College and University Leaders
I never accepted the presidency of the largest or most prestigious university, nor the one that paid the highest salary. Instead, I accepted the position where I felt there was the best alignment between the institution’s mission and my ability to make a substantive and sustainable difference.
June 1, 2021
House Passes Coronavirus Relief Measure Containing Numerous Higher Ed Provisions
On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package which would provide another round of stimulus checks among numerous other provisions, reported CNBC. A previous round of stimulus suspended interest and payments for most individuals with federal student loans through Sept. […]
May 17, 2020
Report Examines MSI Study-Abroad Disparities
The Center for Minority Serving Institutions, in partnership with the Council on International Educational Exchange, has published a report highlighting challenges that dissuade students at minority serving institutions from studying abroad, including cost, culture, and curriculum. The report, titled “Diversifying Study Abroad and Expanding Equity for Minority Serving Institutions,” highlights the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, […]
June 25, 2019
HSI Pathways Program Aims to Increase Hispanic Representation in the Professoriate
The goal of the HSI Pathways program is to increase the number of Latino faculty in the humanities. Funded by a five-year, $5.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the program is on track to prepare 90 students from Florida International University, the University of Texas El Paso and California State University, Northridge – all Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs) – for careers in academia.
February 25, 2019
Excelencia in Education Report Examines HSI Graduates’ Life Outcomes
Leaders and individuals committed to the success of Latino students in higher education gathered for a collaborative panel discussion following the release of Excelencia in Education and Gallup’s report “Examining Life Outcomes Among Graduates of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).”
September 11, 2018
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