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In 2024, Higher Ed Must Find Its Footing

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Everywhere you look there are signs that the higher education sector is precariously rocking, such that even a strong jab might take it down. The suicides and resignations of key leaders and the broader mental health crisis are a signal that cannot be ignored. Higher education’s fundamental purpose lies in educating the public.

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Google Continues its Investment in HBCUs

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Google has strengthened its support to HBCUs through a long-standing partnership with the United Negro College Fund. The technology company gave $2 million in unrestricted funding to Morehouse College and Hampton University. In addition, Google is also funding the tech upgrade of an existing classroom at Morehouse.

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Harvard Put Its First Black Woman President in the Crosshairs of a Culture War without a Shield

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Plagiarism, in its true form, is an act of theft, a deliberate attempt to claim another’s work as one’s own. Yet, the flimsy charges leveled against her were nothing but a web of nitpicking, fueled by cherry-picked quotes and twisted interpretations. To call this anything but slander is a disservice to the truth.

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Under Siege: Attacks on DEI and its Implications for Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It has been three years since the nation was shaken by the untimely murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, igniting a powerful movement to address racism in policing and other facets of society like education. In response, college and university leaders nationwide made significant commitments to improve campus racial climates.

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Trash Talk as Resistance: It's Nothing New

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It's normal. That's what most current and former athletes thought about Angel Reese waving her hand in front of her face and signaling towards a ring on her hand. The non-verbal form of trash-talking or trolling is familiar to contact sports like basketball. So why is Reese, in particular, being ostracized for normative behavior? I'm not done.

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It was NEVER about Deion: HBCU Realities VS. Perceptions

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Family, it is time for a chat! Pull up a seat or make whatever adjustments that you need to make so that my brothers and I can rap with you. Over the last few days, we have seen countless opinions internal and external to the HBCU community regarding the exit of Coach Prime [Deion Sanders] from Jackson State University. In 2021 Harold Love Jr.

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Online Course Provider 2U Faces Doubts It Can Continue

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Online Course Provider 2U Faces Doubts It Can Continue Lauren.Coffey@… Thu, 02/15/2024 - 03:00 AM The financially challenged company said it needs to undergo major changes to survive. Byline(s) Lauren Coffey

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