The fall semester at Colorado universities promises a return to normal, prompting some to revisit college plans that the pandemic delayed.
Of the 3,500 professors who have tenure in the state, just 15 of them are Black women. 38 are Black men.
Students like Ariana Rodriguez face cultural and financial barriers. Advocates hope Colorado's ban on legacy admissions is a start to a greater conversation.
Few colleges in the state even consider an applicant’s family ties to a school. What the law changes, advocates say, is perception.
The program will offer social services case management, academic advising, and on- and off-campus resources like food and housing.
But will its report foster the debate it’s seeking?
Students — particularly those of color — see his exit as a chance to steer the system toward a more progressive track.
Tennessee Promise has pushed more students into the college system. But too many students of color and those from low-income backgrounds still aren't graduating.
The budget restores nearly $500 million in higher ed spending that was cut last year and includes $100 million to help low-income and first-generation students.
College officials have complained that the antiquated term has hampered recruiting and given potential students an erroneous impression of being less than a full-fledged college.