She is the William T. Carter Professor of Child Development and Education and director of the National Center on Fathers and Families at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.
The new rules eliminate Pell Grants for college students who do not have a high school diploma and for those who have been in college for more than six years.
Michael Tidwell has been serving as dean of the College of Business at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.
Several historically Black colleges and universities have reported a record number of degrees conferred at this year's commencement exercises.
Joseph H. Silver Sr. has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Clark Atlanta University.
Many of the allegations involve former department chairman Julius Nyang’oro, who is retiring from the university as of July 1.
President of the Bradford campus since 2003, he will now do double duty as president of the Titusville campus.
Cynthia Jackson-Hammond is the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Coppin State University in Baltimore.
Brian Hemphill has been serving as vice president for student affairs at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
A professor of political science, Dr. McClain has served on the Duke University faculty since 2000.
She has been interim president since April 2011 and previously was associate provost for institutional diversity at the University of Georgia.
He has been serving in a similar capacity at California State University at Fullerton, a campus where he has served as an administrator for the past 16 years.
The former president of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn will serve as interim president until a permanent successor to Trudie Kibbe Reed can be found.
Jonathan Gueverra, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, has been serving as the CEO of the Community College of the District of Columbia.
Those convicted on felony hazing charges could face up to six years in prison.
She has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at the college in Palos Hills, Illinois.
Only 39.5 percent of Black students who entered four-year-college bachelor's degree programs in 2004, earned their degree within six years.
Dr. Johnson is the former dean of the College of Education at the university and served in the Arkansas House of Representatives for six years.
About two thirds of all Black and White high school graduates in 2011 had enrolled in college by October 2011. For those not enrolled in college, Blacks had a very high unemployment rate of more than 53 percent.
Tracy K. Smith of Princeton University won the poetry prize and the late Manning Marable of Columbia University won the prize in history.
The federal government and the university have resolved an investigation of racial harassment directed against African Americans on campus.
Tufts accepted 21 students from 13 different African countries for admission into its Class of 2016. Six accepted students are from Ghana.
For the university's first 88 years, Black students were not allowed to enroll. Now a Black student will lead the university's 2,200-member Corps of Cadets.
Blacks were 13.4 percent of all students enrolled in institutions eligible to participate in federal student financial aid programs.
Columbia University has made significant strides in increasing the racial diversity of its undergraduate student body. Now there is a new plan to increase the diversity of Columbia's faculty.
More than 10 percent of accepted students at Harvard University and nearly 14 percent at Williams College, are African Americans.
She is a professor and former chair of the department of art history, theory, and criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago.
An appeal is planned and organizers have vowed to take the fight for campus diversity to the streets.
He is currently senior associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. He recently served for 16 months in the Obama administration.
While the percentage of Blacks in entry-level nursing programs has declined in recent years, Black enrollments in graduate-level nursing programs has surged.
Each year Richard H. Brodhead, president of Duke University, addresses the annual meeting of the university faculty. This year, he chose to discuss the issue of race and its impact on the Duke University community.
When Don Thompson takes office in July, he will be the first African American CEO of the world's largest restaurant chain.
The professor of visual arts at Columbia University is the only African American among the 10 new members of the honorary society.
The international literary society founded in 1993 and dedicated to scholarly research on the works of the Nobel laureate, will now be housed at Oberlin College in Ohio.
Currently, president of Keene State University in New Hampshire, she will be the first woman president in the 191-year history of the University of the Sciences.
Tomiko Brown-Nagin of the University of Virginia Law School is one of three winners of the Bancroft Prize, considered one of the highest honors in academic history.