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Tuskegee Leads HBCUs, Among Top 15 Nationally in Campus Land Ownership

Quite a few colleges actually own land in other countries and many colleges own land in their endowments for investments in timber and other...

How Loan Servicing Changes Could Impact HBCU Graduates

Colleges and universities with a high percentage of students who fund their educations with college loans may face tougher challenges in the years ahead...

Central State Removed From Ohio Fiscal Watch Status

WILBERFORCE, OH. - Ohio Chancellor John Carey announced today that Central State University has exceeded financial benchmarks set by the state of Ohio and...

Hampton ‘Day of Giving’ Raises $1.28 Million in 24 Hours

More than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters set a new single-day philanthropic record for Hampton University last week, raising nearly $1.3 million...

Talladega Among National Leaders in Scholarship Dollars Earned Per Student

Talladega College students collect an annual average of $7,815 in scholarship aid, ranking third nationally among more than 250 private colleges and universities surveyed...

Alabama State Suspends Presidential Search, Breaks Relationship with Steve Harvey

Alabama State University officials this week announced that the institution does not have enough money to continue a full and customary search for a...

Illinois Budget Impasse Forces Layoffs for 300 at Chicago State

Chicago State University laid off more than 300 people due to lack of funding during the ongoing state budget impasse. The layoffs were announced...

UNC Board Approves Construction of NCCU Student-Funded Activity Center

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors last week approved construction of a $36 million student center for North Carolina Central University, a capital project that will replace one of the state's oldest student activity centers, and will be funded in part thanks to a campaign created by students to help finance construction.

Virginia State Launches $99 Summer Program

Qualifying students at Virginia State University will be able to take a summer course for just $99, the university announced this week.

Louisiana Faces 66 Percent Cut to College Scholarship Program

A popular state-funded scholarship program in Louisiana could be reduced by more than $100 million this summer, as Governor John Bel Edwards has submitted a proposal to reduce the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS).