higher education

In its 130-year history, the prestigious Harvard Law Review has never elected a Black woman to serve as president – until now. ImeIme Umana, a Pennsylvania native and daughter of Nigerian immigrants was elected to the post on Jan. 29 of this year. Umana, 24, was raised in the town of State College. Her late […]

A new study gives HBCUs a high student 'mobility score.' Many have long-doubted their effectiveness.

A new study finds that income inequality has remained unchanged for less-educated working-class Black men for decades. However, high-income Black men with college degrees are narrowing the income gap with their White counterparts.

The Obama Administration is launching an experimental initiative to provide Pell grants to high school students enrolling in college courses. The initiative targets low-income students.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the third annual College Signing Day in Harlem. About 4, 000 high school seniors and several celebrities joined Mrs. Obama for the event to promote higher education.

Tom: You have a great topic for us today: Paying for college. Mellody: It is that time of year, Tom. College acceptance letters have gone…

A new report says the college graduation gap between Black and Whites students remains, even with an overall increase in graduation rates. But some institutions are successfully helping to close the gap.

Pew Research says Black and Hispanic parents see the need for a college degree more than White parents do. The researchers say the difference is based in aspiration and resources.

A group of Black law students at Washington and Lee University are demanding that the school’s administration publicly denounce its Confederate past and distance the…