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Lilly Endowment Awards $100M Grant to United Negro College Fund

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The United Negro College Fund comprises 37 member colleges and universities in support of students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs. United Negro College Fund Inc. The grant is the largest unrestricted private grant UNCF has ever received, according to UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L.

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George Washington University Adjunct Faculty to Potentially Receive Raise and Base Salary Increase

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Per that agreement, GW part-time faculty may see their first contractual raise in four years and an increase in base salaries – from $4,467 to $5,000. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) could give a 10% raise to all regular, or tenure-eligible, part-time faculty starting Spring 2023.

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Report: Faculty development courses raise educator and student achievement

University Business

Unless those educators are naturally talented, you may want to consider enrolling them in a faculty development course if they are student-facing. Consequently, their positive development provided preliminary evidence that students’ academic achievement benefited. One new report proves the efficacy of doing just that.

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UNCF to Launch Nationwide Walk for Education Fundraising Campaign

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will be kicking off a nationwide Walk for Education fundraising campaign this week. Maurice Jenkins The National UNCF Walk for Education Campaign is seeking to raise at least $2.5 executive vice president and chief development officer at UNCF. Jenkins, Jr., Have fun while doing good!”

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A small college needs $2.6M to survive. It's raised $178K

Confessions of a Community College Dean

The deadline to raise the $2.6 So far, the college has raised $178,000, according to an email sent to supporters earlier this week. “In order to be prepared for any scenario, King’s has been working with a number of colleges and universities to develop preferred transfer agreements. million was Feb.

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Gov. Shapiro Presents Blueprint for Higher Ed Access, Affordability

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Josh Shapiro has released a new blueprint for higher education in the state, focused on competitiveness and workforce development, and grounded in access and affordability. That means the financial burden of higher education falls on the state’s institutions and students, who are forced to cut services, raise tuition, and take on more debt.

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Howard University Takes Affirmative Step, All HBCUs Need More Support

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

And despite chronic and discriminatory under-funding, HBCUs have stood as the greatest driver of social and economic mobility of Black Americans in the country. HBCUs receive less than 1% of federal research funding and development grants, and less than their share of state and federal funding overall.