Tag: Department of Education

Department of Education to Investigate Response to Bias Incidents at Lehigh University

The investigation was implemented following a complaint filed by an alumna of the university after an incident on campus in November where a multicultural dormitory was vandalized with eggs and racist graffiti.

New Data Shows a Drop in African American Enrollments in Higher Education

The U.S. Department of Education reports that in the fall of 2012 there were 2,864,723 African Americans enrolled in degree-granting institutions in the United States, down more than 3 percent from a year earlier.

Federal Government Issues New Guidance on Race-Sensitive Admissions

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education issued a new guidance letter that stated colleges and universities may continue to use race as one factor in their admissions processes.

A Statistical Portrait of Recent African American College Graduates

More than 67 percent of all African Americans earning bachelor's degree in the 2007-08 academic year were women. More than 29 percent of African Americans were over the age of 30 when they earned their degree.

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