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A photo illustration comparing North Carolina’s proposed REACH Act with the University of North Carolina System’s new policy.

Lawmakers Sought to Mandate Class on Founding Documents. What Were Professors to Do?

Conservative groups are pushing civics requirements in higher education, not just K-12. In North Carolina, undergraduates now must study the founding documents. Will other states follow?

New Report: Hispanic Serving Institutions ‘Do More With Less’

A new report, published Wednesday by the center-left think tank Third Way, asserts that Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) “do more with...
A group of students dance on a stage with a screen that reads “HBCU Day” in the background.

A Growing Number of Community Colleges Are Building HBCU Pipelines

Washtenaw Community College and other institutions are working with historically Black colleges and universities to help their students transfer, particularly in states without HBCUs.

Professors in their ceremonial graduation garb holding a big check on a stage

From Jubilation to Crisis: Pausing a $237 Million Gift

Florida A&M admits it doesn't know the value of 14 million shares of stock from a little-known entrepreneur. One expert puts the likelihood the donation is worth $237 million at "about zero."

FAMU admin hold large donor check

A $237M Donation Draws Skepticism

Florida A&M celebrated a massive gift from a little-known donor announced at its commencement. But the lack of information about Gregory Gerami and his company has seeded doubts.

President Joe Biden stands at a podium with an American flag in the background.

Morehouse Students, Faculty Object to Biden as Commencement Speaker

Some students, professors and alumni say Morehouse leaders should disinvite President Biden from graduation as a stand against his ongoing support for Israel.

Combination photo of Ruthie (Teri) Little-Berry, chief student development and success officer and the University of the District of Columbia, Van Ness campus sign on a sunny day

Student Success Champion: Q&A With Ruthie (Teri) Little-Berry, University of the District of Columbia

Little-Berry discusses her career in student success, the needs of today’s learners and her goals for her new role at UDC.

Durmerrick Ross, pictured here next to text from his OHR complaint.

A Settlement—and a Push for Change—Over Mental Health

A former Howard University student faced major barriers continuing his education after a mental health crisis. Now he’s on a mission to help others in the same situation.