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Saint Augustine’s University Reinstated as SACSCOC Member

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Burgess An arbitration committee appointed by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reversed a decision to strip Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), a historically Black university in Raleigh, North Carolina, of its membership.

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Cheyney University Comes Off Probation

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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has been removed from probation. This reaffirmation of accreditation by MSCHE validates our unwavering commitment to academic and operational excellence,” said university officials. “It

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University of Alabama System Institutions Shutter DEI Offices

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has announced steps it will take to comply with Senate Bill 129 affecting diversity, equity and inclusion programming on University of Alabama System campuses. Similar steps were taken regarding the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Judge Rules University's New Admissions Policies Not Unlawful

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District Judge Robert Pitman has rejected claims by Students for Fair Admissions that the University of Texas at Austin continued to unlawfully consider race when admitting students after the U.S. University of Texas at Austin was filed in the U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 ruling in Students for Fair Admissions Inc.

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McInnis to Lead Yale University

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Maurie McInnis is set to become the next president of her alma mater, Yale University, effective July 1. I am filling big shoes and am grateful to be stepping into the university at a time when the priorities are clear and the plan to achieve them is strong and bolstered by an excellent academic and administrative leadership team.”

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Brown University Enters OCR Agreement Regarding Alleged Antisemitic Discrimination

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Brown University in Rhode Island has entered into a resolution agreement with the U.S. The agreement stems from a complaint filed against the university in December 2023 alleging Title VI violations regarding alleged harassment of students based on national origin, according to OCR.

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University of Utah Prison Education Project Admits First Cohort

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The Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) at the University of Utah is admitting its first cohort of fifteen degree-seeking students incarcerated at the Utah State Correctional Facility.

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