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Media Coverage

RECENT COVERAGE

  • Ryanne Persinger, “Enthusiasm surrounds Morehouse’s pick for president,” The Philadelphia Tribune, October 17, 2017. 
  • Eric Stirgus, “He couldn’t afford Morehouse; now he’ll be its president,”MyAJC, October 16, 2017.
  • Marybeth Gasman & Andrés Castro Samayoa, “Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Fostering Familial Learning Environments for Student Success,” Higher Education Today, October 4, 2017. 
  • Kenya Downs, “How do tensions with the White house impact HBCU diversity?,” PRI, October 3, 2017. 
  • Anant Agarwal, “Education experts share the best books they’ve read about teaching,” The Washington Post, September 28, 2017.
  • Eugene Scott, “Trump’s pick to head his HBCU initiative has no HBCU experience,” The Washington Post, September 19, 2017.
  • Michael Harriot, “Trump Appoints Unqualified HBCU Chief ... Then Skips Town,” The Root, September 19, 2017. 
  • Madeline Will, “Can Minority-Serving Colleges Help Create a More-Diverse Teaching Force?,” Education Week, September 19, 2017.
  • Andrew Kreighbaum, “Mixed Reactions to New Head of HBCU Initiative,” Inside Higher Ed, September 19, 2017.
  • William Douglas, “Black colleges finally get a White House voice,” McClatchy DC, September 18, 2017
  • Christopher Quinn, “Trump appoints chief of HBCU initiative,” My AJC, September 18, 2017. 
  • Joseph Hong & Jamaal Abdul Alim, “New Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Receives Mixed Critiques,” Diverse Issues in Higher Education, September 17, 2017.
  • Anita Kumar and Williams Douglas “White House scales back HBCU event amid protests over Trump’s actions,” The News Tribune, September 15, 2017.
  • Gia Savage, “New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions,” Diverse issues in Higher Education, September 6, 2017. 
  • Kelly Heinzerling, “This new program at Penn provides mentorship for leaders of minority institutions,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, September 6, 2017.
  • Adrian Broaddus,  “Douglass fellowship proves life changing for student,” The Prospector, August 29, 2017. 
  • Louis Bolling, “UPenn Center brings together researchers and practitioners from Minority Serving Institutions,” The HuffPost, August 22, 2017
  • Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Gia Savage, “HBCU and Congressional Leaders Push Trump Administration to Fill Key Post,” Diverse Issues in Higher Education, August 13, 2017.
  • Chloe Reichel, “Exploring History of Black Colleges and Universities,” Vineyard Gazette, August 10, 2017. 
  • Maria Danilova and Carole Feldman, “AP Interview: DeVos says she didn’t decry racism enough,”  The News & Observer, August 9, 2017. 
  • Danielle Chemtob, “How N.C. HBCUs rank based on grads’ median income levels,” Triangle Business Journal, August 8, 2017.
  • Ryanne Persinger, “Cheyney backers seek to keep legacy afloat,” The Philadelphia Tribune, August 4, 2017.
  • Adam Harris, "Morehouse College Faculty Votes No Confidence in Board Chair," The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 29, 2017.
  • Marybeth Gasman, "At Morehouse: When college boards of trustees won’t let presidents do their jobs," The Washington Post, March 28, 2017. 
  • Cartherine Morris, "Morehouse No-confidence Vote Aimed at Checking the Board," Diverse Issues, March 27, 2017.
  • Aminata Sy, “We are not an exception,” 34th Street Magazine, March 23, 2017.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, “Partnership Aims to Boost LGBTQ Inclusion at HBCUs,” Diverse, March 22, 2017.
  • Benjamin Wermund, “DeVos seizes the moment on school choice,” Politico, March 19, 2017.
  • Cleeve Wootson, “A Republican Senator Defended DeVos at a Town Hall. Boos Drowned Her Out.” Washington Post, March 19, 2017.
  • Ryanne Persinger, “Two Years Later, Search Continues for Lincoln University President,” Philadelphia Tribune, March 7, 2017.
  • Anemona Hartocollis and Noah Weiland, “Campus Backlash after Leaders of Black Colleges Meet with Trump,” The New York Times, March 4, 2017.
  • “HBCU Listening Sessions at White House: Very Little Listening,” Our Time Press, March 3, 2017.
  • Napoleon Moses, “Omarosa Has Helped HBCUs,” Diverse, March 3, 2017.
  • Rick Seltzer, “Walking Papers at Morehouse,” InsideHigherEd, January 18, 2017.
  • Eric Stirgus, “Morehouse president ‘disappointed’ by board’s decision to replace him,” The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, January 17, 2017.
  • Rick Seltzer, “Scrutiny of New Koch Grant,” Inside Higher Education, January 13, 2016.
  • Solomon Jones, “Faculty Diversity,” Solomon Jones Radio, January 9, 2017.
  • Michael Smerconish, “Faculty Diversity,” Smerconsish, SiriusXM, January 13, 2017.
  • Vibha Kannan, “Philly.com highlights Penn Professors work on faculty diversity,” Daily Pennsylvanian, January 7, 2017.
  • Sue Synder, “Penn Professor Called Out Her Racist Dad, Now She’s Taking Aim at Faculty Hiring,” Philadelphia Inquirer, January 6, 2017.
  • Ernie Suggs, “Talladega College band says yes to Trump inaugural parade,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 5, 2017.
  • Harvard EdChat, “Faculty Diversity in Higher Education,” podcast for Harvard University EdChat, January 5, 2017.
  • Catherine Morris, “Talladega College: We’ve not Committed to Trump Inauguration,” Diverse Issues, January 4, 2017.
  • Gary Stern, “Pathways to the Professoriate Program Helps Guide Latino Students from Ph.D. to the Professoriate,” Insight Into Diversity, January 2017.
  • William Douglas, “Donald Trump and Black Colleges are Getting to Know Each Other,” McClatcy News, December 21, 2016.
  • Emily Siner, “Fisk University Embraces 150 Years of History but Wants to Move Past Financial Troubles,” National Public Radio, December 20, 2016.
  • Andrew Kriegbaum, “The Focus Group that Wasn’t,” Inside Higher Education, December 20, 2016.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, “After Alabama State Ouster: Gwendolyn Boyd Stands Firm on Record,” Diverse, December 19, 2016.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, “Initiative Launched to Develop Aspiring Presidents of Minority Serving Institutions,” Diverse, December 14, 2016.
  • Danielle Douglas Gabriel, “United Negro College Fund: HBCU Students are Shouldering Heavy Debt Burdens,” Washington Post, December 15, 2016.
  • Tommy Meade, “An Inside Look at Why Enrollment at HBCUs Across the Country is on the Rise," HBCU Buzz, December 3, 2016.
  • Tracy Clemons, “Inside HBCUs: A Look at Why Enrollment is on the Rise at HBCUs,” ABC13 Houston, December 1, 2016.
  • G. Trudeau, “Improved Safety, Recent Success Help HBCUs Grow Across the Country,” CW39 Houston, December 1, 2016.
  • Lauren Sorantino, “What Penn Professors Think of Trump’s Education Secretary,” Daily Pennsylvanian, November 30, 2016.
  • Sue Snyder, “With Contract Extension, Gutmann to Become Longest Serving President in Penn’s History,” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 30, 2016.
  • Ed Yong, “Science’s Minority Talent Pool is Growing  -- but Draining Away,” The Atlantic, November 30, 2016.
  • Beth McMurtrie, “How Minority Serving Institutions are Responding to Trump’s Win,” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 17, 2016.

  • Pauline Keys, “The Missing Piece on Faculty Hiring: Professional Development on Implicit Bias,” Insight Into Diversity, November 2016.
  • Nicole Lewis, “New Faces on Campus: Students of All Races Welcome First Black Presidents to Largely White Campuses,” NBCNews, October 27, 2016.
  • Nicole Lewis, “New Faces on Campus: Students of All Races Welcome First Black Presidents to Largely White Campuses,” Hechinger Report, October 27, 2016.
  • Elizabeth Redden, “A Passport in the Sock Drawer,” Inside Higher Education, October 24, 2016.
  • Nancy Badertscher, “Morehouse College Makes Students Live on Campus, Raises Issues of Cost and Criticism,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 24, 2016.
  • Rafael Walker, “The Next Step in Diversifying the Faculty,” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 23, 2016.
  • Shaun McAlmont, “Beyond Black Lives Protests, Lie the Income and Education Gap,” The Hill, September 23, 2016.
  • Jamal Watson, “Howard University Starting Ph.D. Program Focused on Minority Serving Institutions,” Diverse, October 10, 2016.
  • Nigel Roberts, “Racial Turmoil on College Campuses Cited For HBCU Enrollment Boom,” NewsOne, September 12, 2016.
  • Sam Fullwood, “Race and Beyond: The United States Can’t Wait for More Professors of Color,” Center for American Progress, October 7, 2016.
  • Mikhail Zinshteyn, “Hiring More Black and Latino Professors: ‘You Have to Want to Do That,” Education Writers Association, September 27, 2016.
  • “The Five Things Colleges Don’t Tell Your About Why They Don’t Hire Faculty of Color” Wharton Business Radio, October 5, 2016.
  • Timothy Pratt, “Historically Black Colleges See a Spike in Enrollment from Racial Unrest,” PBS Newshour, October 5, 2016. 
  • “Five Reasons Why Colleges Do Not Hire Minority Faculty,” Your Black Education, October 3, 2016.
  • Safie Ali, “String of Racist Photos Highlights Need for Colleges to Promote Inclusion,” NBC News, October 1, 2016.
  • “Spikes in Enrollment at Historically Black College and Universities,” Baltimore National Public Radio, September 30, 2016.
  • Timothy Pratt, “Why More Black Students are Enrolling in Historically Black Colleges,” The Hechinger Report, September 28 2016.
  • Gregory Clay, “Millennials want something different from HBCUs – and they are getting it,” The Undefeated, September 28, 2016.
  • Tom Corwin, “Paine Lawsuit Argues Standards,” Augusta Chronicle, September 26, 2016.
  • Doug Belkin, “College Accreditors to Review Schools With Low Graduation Rates,” Wall Street Journal, September 22, 2016.
  • Darcy Lewis, “Consider a College with a Focus on Minority Institutions,” USNEWS, September 22, 2016.
  • Darcy Lewis, “Consider a College with a Focus on Minority Institutions,” USNEWS & World Report College Guide Book, September 2016.
  • Marlon Walker, “Experts say political, racial climate boosting HBCU enrollment,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 17, 2016.
  • Matt Krupnick, “Colleges’ promises to diversify face one challenge: Finding Black faculty,” Hechinger Report, September 12, 2016.
  • Buzzfeed, “HBCU Enrollment Booming: Could it Be the Missouri Effect?” Buzzfeed, September 13, 2016.
  • Valerie Strauss, “Enrollments Surge at HBCUs Amid Racial Tension,” Washington Post, September 15, 2016.
  • Natalie Gross, “Year Long Campaign to Highlight MSI ROI,” Education Writers, September 8, 2016.
  • Jamal Watson, “Organizations Launch Campaign to Bring Facts to Light about MSIs,” Diverse, September 8, 2016.
  • Jamal Watson, “Online Petition Circulates to Extend Mangum’s Contract,” Diverse, August 29, 2016.
  • Jamal Watson, “The Impact of A Different World,” Diverse, August 19, 2016.
  • Segann March, “Negative Race Relations Spark HBCU Enrollment Increase,” The Shreveport Times, July 19, 2016.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, “Philanthropic Foundations Pushing College Access, Attainment High on Priority List,” Diverse, July 7, 2016.
  • Beth McMurtrie, "What Minority-Serving Institutions Can Teach Other Colleges," The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 3, 2016. 
  • Segann March, "Louisiana's historic black colleges making a comeback," Shreveport Times, July 1, 2016.
  • Dustin Wyatt, "B-CU takes safety steps after student shootings," The Daytona Beach News-Journal, June 25, 2016.
  • Gregory Clay, "Delaware State’s exchange programs boosting enrollment," The Undefeated, June 15, 2016.
  • Rick Seltzer, "Fight for FAMU's Future," Inside Higher Ed, June 6, 2016.
  • "Are HBCUs an Endangered Species?," Southern Partisan, June 2, 2016.
  • Sarah Brown, "UNC Tuition for $500? State Lawmakers Consider the Possibility at 5 Campuses," The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 18, 2016.
  • Rick Seltzer, "Fears for Future of UNC Black Colleges," Inside Higher Ed, May 18, 2016.
  • Christopher J. Gearon, "Diversify Your Workforce: Leveraging the Employer-College Connection," U.S. News, May 17, 2016.
  • Alice Ginsberg, Marybeth Gasman, and Andrés Castro Samayoa, "Research Finds Black Males' Interest in K-12 Teaching Rising," Education Week, May 17, 2016.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, "MSIs: A Good Long-term Investment for Students," Diverse, May 17, 2016.
  • Benjamin Wermund, "New president chosen for Texas Southern University," Houston Chronicle, May 17, 2016.
  • Marybeth Gasman, "Widening participation requires new ways of learning," University World News, May 13, 2016.
  • Delece Smith-Barrow, "Partnership Sends Minority College Students Abroad," U.S. News, April 28, 2016.
  • Kent McDonald, "UNC system manages debt crisis, but challenges remain," Daily Tarheel, April 19, 2016.
  • Theresa Wiltz, "Black Colleges Seek White, Latino, Asian Students Amid Tight State Budgets," Huffington Post, April 15, 2016.
  • "Getting In Episode 8: Adding Historically Black Colleges to Your List," Slate.com, April 14, 2016. 
  • Doug Lederman, "Ed Research Roundup," Inside Higher Ed, April 13, 2016.
  • Jamal Eric Watson, "Alliance Creates Scholarships to Boost Study Abroad," Diverse, April 13, 2016.