Category : Education

- 20 minutes ago

In Memoriam: Tejumola Olaniyan, 1959-2019

Teju Olaniyan, a member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the past 18 years, died late last month at his home in Madison after suffering sudden cardiac arrest. He was 60 years old. A native of Omu-Aran, Nigeria, Dr. Olaniyan w...

- 22 hours ago

The Large Racial Gap in Undergraduate Student Attrition Rates

The U.S. Census Burea recently released new data on educational enrollments in the United States for the year 2018. More than 28 percent of all African Americans 3 years old or older were enrolled in schools. For all non-Hispanics White in this age g...

- 4 days ago

Congress Finally Comes to the Rescue of HBCUs

Many historically Black colleges and universities and other so-called “minority-serving institutions” faced an uncertain future as Congress was deadlocked since October 1 on providing federal funds to support their operation. But now a bi...