Against All Odds: A Story of Tenacity, Hard Work, and Higher Education

Four teenage friends all became pregnant in high school. But they vowed that by supporting each other and through dedication to hard work and education, they would succeed. Soon they will all hold MBA degrees.

JBHE Annual Survey: Black First-Year Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

For the 19th consecutive year, JBHE publishes the results of its annual survey of entering Black students at the nation's leading research universities.

The JBHE Annual Survey: Black First-Year Students at the Nation’s Leading Liberal Arts Colleges

Amherst College had led the rankings for five years in a row. This year, Williams College ties Amherst for the top spot.

New Data on the Racial Gap in College Graduation Rates

The U.S. Department of Education recently released data on the success rate of the cohort of students who entered higher education in the fall of 2003.

The Racial Wealth Gap Is Growing: College Access for African Americans at Risk

A new study from the Pew Research Center shows that during the recent recession, the wealth gap has grown even wider.

Honorary Degree Awards Given to Blacks in 2011 by the Nation’s Leading Liberal Arts...

The nation’s leading liberal arts colleges gave out 12 honorary degrees to blacks during this spring’s commencement season.

Honorary Degrees Awarded to Blacks at This Spring’s Commencement Ceremonies of the Nation’s Highest-Ranked...

This spring the nation’s 30 highest-ranked universities and 30 highest-ranked liberal arts colleges bestowed honorary degrees on 33 blacks.

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