Issue Brief Highlights the Legacy of Underfunding HBCUs

Although enrollment is not limited to Black students, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have served a critical role in the advancement and development of Americans who have been underrepresented in traditional higher education pathways. The Hunt Institute recently released an issue brief highlighting the state of higher education funding for HBCUs.

Increasing Investment in HBCUs

Attention has focused in recent years on public underinvestment in HBCUs. A new report from the Brookings Institution now sheds light on how HBCUs can build wealth from private capital through banks, philanthropies, and community development financial institutions.

Excelencia Releases Annual Analysis of Institutions and Programs That Serve Latino Students

Using the most recent publicly available data from the National Center on Education Statistics, Excelencia in Education released their annual analysis of institutions that enroll and graduate Latino students.

HBCUs Build Strategies to Support LGBTQ+ Students

A new research brief from the Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSIs) at Rutgers University, in collaboration with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), provides examples of model HBCUs who are employing strategies to support their LGBTQ+ students.

Tribal College and University Alumni Community Engagement

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with Gallup, has published a study examining attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of alumni of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) when compared with their peers.

HSIs Are Narrowing Racial Gaps for Latinx Students

Hispanic student enrollment in higher education has doubled in the last decade. Where are these students going, what do they need, and how do Hispanic-serving Institutions (HSIs) fit into the equation? On Episode 03 of dotEDU, John Aguilar of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and our hosts explore those issues and more.

Minority Serving Institutions and STEM: Acting Intentionally, Increasing Effectiveness

ACE Vice President Lorelle L. Espinosa, who co-chaired the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s committee on Minority Serving Institutions, writes that the most successful STEM programs are multidimensional and intentional, addressing the academic, financial, and social aspects of the student experience.

Infographic: Presidents of Minority Serving Institutions

Who are the presidents of minority serving institutions (MSIs) and how do they approach diversity and inclusion on campus? A new ACE infographic draws upon data from the American College President Study 2017 to highlight MSI presidents, their work, and their views of the college presidency.

Recommendations From MSIs on Preparing Teachers for Diverse Schools

Minority Serving Institutions have a long record of preparing teacher candidates to better teach students of color in K-12 schools. Bellwether Education Partners drew upon the experiences of these institutions, existing literature, and other sources to provide recommendations to all types of institutions on how to improve their teaching programs.

Research Brief: Program Success at Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

A Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions research brief discusses insights from four program directors to support others along the various stages of the Higher Education Opportunity Act’s Title III AANAPISI grant timeline.

NASEM Report Shows How MSIs Can Strengthen STEM Workforce

Results of the widely anticipated National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, Minority Serving Institutions: America’s Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce, reveal a range of actions to strengthen STEM programs and degree attainment at minority serving institutions.

Report Examines Outcomes of Hispanic-Serving Institution Graduates

The report, produced by Excelencia in Education in partnership with Strada Education Network and Gallup, analyzes interviews with 14,320 college graduates who received their degrees between 2000 and 2017 from 12 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) participating in the Excelencia in Action (E-Action) network.