Obama administration's pick to lead White House initiative says it is time to emphasize excellence, and move beyond the "against great odds narrative."
Google's mammoth book digitization project means access to knowledge for minorities and the underrepresented, scholars and activists said Wednesday.
College bans caps, do-rags and saggy pants, and largely receives student support -- but faces criticism from gay group over restriction on women's clothing.
Mississippi governor proposes merging three historically black institutions into one. Will the recession lead to more such proposals?
One college takes "sound mind, sound body" to a new level, requiring students to lose weight or take a fitness class to graduate.
As Lincoln U. debates fitness requirement for obese students, other institutions search for less controversial ways to deal with the issue.
Under renewed scrutiny about student degree attainment, presidents of historically black colleges say current measurements don't capture truth about outcomes.
When white, Republican governor proposed merging state's three black universities, their supporters united in opposition. Now, president of one of those universities has proposed a merger plan.
Director of federal initiative sees shift in approach -- and key role for these institutions in president's plans to increase share of population that is college educated.
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