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FAMU Hazing Prosecutor: 'Three Years In Prison Is Too Little'

FAMU Hazing Prosecutor: 'Three Years In Prison Is Too Little'

Stephen Hudak  07.12.2013
Prosecutors suggested Thursday that they are finished with plea deals that mete out light sentences of probation and community service...

What Historically Black Colleges and Universities Must Do To Regain Market Share

06.26.2013
If HBCUs are to succeed in regaining student market share, they must close the gap between espoused excellence and the reality that exists....
FAMU Drum Major Now Facing Felony In Hazing Case

FAMU Drum Major Now Facing Felony In Hazing Case

Stephen Hudak  06.25.2013
Prosecutors today added manslaughter and felony hazing to their case against former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas, who was once charged only...
Alabama State Failure Symbolic Of HBCU Struggles

Alabama State Failure Symbolic Of HBCU Struggles

Tim Gayle  06.18.2013
The NCAA's Academic Performance Program revamped the Academic Progress Rate (APR) data in 2011, wary of the struggles historic black colleges...

Arne Duncan Headlines Launch of New UNCF Better Futures Campaign

06.17.2013
The need for an expansion of private funding for higher education has increased in importance in an environment dominated by budget cuts...
Historic University May Be Gone In 3 Years, Trustee Warns

Historic University May Be Gone In 3 Years, Trustee Warns

Tyler Kingkade  06.10.2013
A member of Howard University's board of trustees sent a letter with a dire warning that the Washington, D.C., school "will not be here...

Advancing the Cause of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

06. 4.2013
As an HBCU alumnus and the former chancellor of North Carolina Central University, America's oldest public liberal arts HBCU, I commend...
The College Race

The College Race

06. 3.2013
If 10 students registered for a race but nine of them didn't have access to sufficient training to run the distance within qualifying time,...
Obama Offers Special Message To LGBT Community At College Graduation

Obama Offers Special Message To LGBT Community At College Graduation

Glennisha Morgan  05.21.2013
President Barack Obama made sure that his speech during the spring 2013 commencement ceremony at Georgia's Morehouse College was inclusive....
Obama to address Morehouse College commencement

Obama to address Morehouse College commencement

DARLENE SUPERVILLE  05.19.2013
BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is delivering the commencement address at Morehouse College,...
Obama Visit Shines Spotlight On Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Obama Visit Shines Spotlight On Historically Black Colleges And Universities

05.18.2013
ATLANTA — When President Barack Obama addresses graduates at Morehouse College on Sunday, he'll also be speaking to the broader community...
Diversity in College Faculty Just as Important as Student Body

Diversity in College Faculty Just as Important as Student Body

05. 2.2013
More Americans from every color and creed are now earning college educations so college faculty should reflect that. While students can...
Diverse Conversations: Top 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities of 2012-13

Diverse Conversations: Top 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities of 2012-13

04.15.2013
I believe these schools need to place increased emphasis on inclusion of all students, regardless of race, in order to stay relevant in...
Fostering Diversity: A Necessary Step for HBCU Survival

Fostering Diversity: A Necessary Step for HBCU Survival

04. 2.2013
With diversity at all American colleges and universities on the rise, and the emergence of flexible online programs, where do HBCUs fit...