Historically black colleges

Judge Blocks Sale of Art by Fisk

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Ruling finds that a college's dire financial condition does not justify disregard of a donor's intent.

Brutal Haze

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Sigma Gamma Rho faces more allegations of pledge abuse, and some question whether violence among historically black Greeks is particular problem.

Black Colleges Lose a Champion

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William (Buddy) Blakey, who died last week, helped make minority-serving colleges (and low-income students) a federal policy priority.

A Shift in Direction at Howard

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The university's first truly sweeping academic review doubles down on graduate programs, but would gut more than two dozen departments.

Modest Gains for Black Colleges Online

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Do historically black colleges and universities need to get serious about online education?

Perhaps, says the latest report from the Digital Learning Lab at Howard University. An increasing number of historically black institutions are wading into the online medium — often with the help of for-profit developers. Still, the vast majority of HBCUs do not offer online programs.

Ride Another Day

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Women's equestrian team settles with Delaware State U., which is second university this year to fail in bid to replace a women's team with a competitive cheerleading squad.

Another Black College Merger Proposed

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Louisiana governor suggests that predominantly white U. of New Orleans and historically black Southern U. in New Orleans should join forces.

A Leaner Howard U.

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University moves to eliminate or change 40% of its degree programs so that science can receive more emphasis. Philosophy survives; classics does not.

End of the Road for Lambuth U.

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After a long struggle to survive, board announces that institution has run out of options. But Paul Quinn finds a path to survival with a new accreditor.

NCAA Academic Metric Hits HBCUs

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Association's penalties for athletes' poor classroom performance particularly affect college sports' "have-nots" — especially black institutions.


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