The reports states: "Learning environments comprised of students from diverse backgrounds provide an enhanced educational experience for individual students."
Penn professor is honored for her book on the politics of Black religion.
The Slavery and Research Project has published a 34-page booklet.
Brandon Turner is the 12th student at Wake Forest in the past 25 years to win a Rhodes Scholarship.
Robert R. Jennings is the former president of Alabama A&M University.
Of the reported 6,628 reported hate crime incidents in 2010, 47.3 percent were motivated by racial bias.
She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of South Alabama.
Dr. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary, called Professor West, "the leading public theologian of our age."
About 60 students participated in a protest on the Tufts campus that produced some positive results.
Gilda Barabino is the first African American to serve as president of the society.
Donna H. Oliver has led the university since January 2009.
She has been serving as associate vice president for student services at Bakersfield College in California.
Robert L. Satcher Sr. will serve until March as executive adviser to the college. Eddie M. Moore Jr., former president of Virginia State University will serve as interim president, effective November 10.
Walter M. Kimbrough is currently president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas.
All employees earning more than $30,000 a year, including tenured faculty, will receive a furlough during the academic year which will reduce their pay by 10 percent.
Either Beverly Edmond, William B. Bynum Jr., and Robert Jennings will replace retiring Ivory V. Nelson as president.
Jeannette E. South-Paul of the University of Pittsburgh appears to be the only African American on the list of new members.
He will compete with three other finalists for the position at the 15,000 student community college.
A former state senator, McCall has served on the SUNY board since 2007.
Dr. Barker, who has been serving as an assistant provost at the University of Miami, will assume his new position in mid-December.
The Duke Endowment gives the Charlotte HBCU $35 million that will build a new science center, renovate a dormitory, and provide scholarships.
He states that he agrees with the goals of the the bill but that it would lead to "costly and confusing lawsuits."
Joel Ngugi will take a leave of absence from his teaching duties.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia share the award.
The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, one of the most important figures of the civil rights movement, has died at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 89 years old.
Marie Chisholm-Burns will assume her new role at the beginning of 2012.
Tiya Miles and Roland Fryer are among the 22 winners of MacArthur Foundation Fellowships.
The large and stagnant income gap between black and white families remains for African Americans a major barrier to equal access to higher education in this country.
Since 1988, the racial gap on the reading and mathematics sections of the SAT has increased from 189 points to 208 points.
There were 731,000 more blacks living in poverty in 2010 than was the case in 2009.
In 2008, the University of Wisconsin at Madison admitted 71.8 percent of black applicants and 59.3 percent of white applicants.
The search for a permanent director of the Africana Studies and Research Center comes up empty.
"I am retiring from the Central State presidency. I am not retiring from life."
She will stay on at Brown to teach comparative literature and Africana studies.
Spelman is the highest-rated black college or university according to new national rankings.
Albert Walker was named the new president of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, effective October 1.