The pandemic has reduced HBCUs' enrollment, affecting tuition revenue. Even before this year, many struggled financially.
Billionaire tech investor Robert Smith surprised Morehouse graduates by promising to pay off their student loans. Black students are more likely than white students to graduate with student debt, according to research.
What Mississippi's historically black colleges and universities teach us about centuries-old inequities
Fifteen billion dollars a year. That’s about how much historically black colleges and universities contribute to the U.S. economy each year, according to a new study released today by the United Negro College Fund and conducted by the University of Georgia. As Marketplace’s Reema Khrais reports, it’s part of a bigger strategy to highlight the relevance […]
Rising racial tension is one reason for the growth.
The White House has yet to name a director or board of advisers to oversee its initiative.
Historically black colleges and universities pay 15 to 20 percent more to borrow.