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The League Digest:

Press Releases
9/13/2005   The Black Ivy Alumni League Responds to Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
8/18/2005   League Announces New Leadership
7/26/2004 CALL FOR PAPERS: "Black Faculty in the Ivy League: Where Do We Go From Here?" October 22-23, 2004

2/25/2003   Black Ivy Alumni League Supports University of Michigan's Position on Affirmative Action

Ivy League News
2/15/2007   Study Finds That Nearly Half of Black Students in the Ivy League Are Recent Immigrants


Brown Daily Herald:

9/15/2009 - Famed novelist Chinua Achebe joins Brown U.

10/18/2006 - Brown Releases Slavery and Justice Committee Report
read the report    read President Simmons Letter

President Simmons to chair selection committee for next provost.

Corporation approves 4.6-percent increase in total charges for 2002-03

Brown corporation endorses proposal for academic enrichment

$1.2M grant will help train Hispanics in education to be teachers

Text of President Simmons' remarks to campus gathering in response to September 11th


Columbia Daily Spectator:

Ford Foundation Awards Grants to Columbia Journalism School's Project On Race & Ethnicity

Professor Patricia Williams Named MacArthur Fellow

Announcement of Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing

Columbia Receives Record-Setting Number Of Applications; Selectivity Expected To Increase


The Cornell Daily Sun:

Trustee Balloting

Cornell President Rawlings announces intent to step down from presidency in 2003

Mae Jemison visits as A.D. White Professor-at-Large, March 25-30

Khotso Mokhele of South Africa's National Research Foundation to speak at Cornell Feb. 20 on science and democracy

Fingerprint evidence -- under judicial assault -- unlikely to be replaced by DNA profiling for criminal identification, says Cornell researcher

Cornell University group collaborates with UNICEF To prevent HIV/AIDS by enlisting world's young people


The Dartmouth:

The Reverend Al Sharpton to speak at Dartmouth Feb. 17

Dartmouth Trustees set tuition increase at 4.5% for 2002-2003

Anti-defamation league representative to discuss hate speech on college campuses Feb. 10 at Dartmouth


The Crimson:

10/28/2009 - Wanted: Doctors for Africa

10/23/2009 - Geoffrey Canada recognized for contributions

9/18/2005 - Obama urges alumni to help fight poverty
read the article    view the keynote address

To tenure or not to tenure: new data and analysis examines one of higher education's most asked questions

"Race-neutral" policies for college admission may reduce minority representation on California campuses

High-stakes tests may worsen educational outcomes for minorities and girls, according to new research

School segregation on the rise despite growing diversity among school-aged children

National poll shows strong public support for affirmative action; diversity on college and University campuses

Harvard studies find inappropriate special education placements continue to segregate and limit educational opportunities for minority students nationwide

Faculty diversity

Supporters defend embattled charter schools

School's diversity mirrors world's

How the question we ask most about race in education is the very question we most suppress


3/3/2007 - Scholars convene for 'Black Men in America' conference, on March 3

The Daily Princetonian:

News @ Princeton:

9/18/2006 - Princeton establishes new Center for African American Studies

3/13/2006 - Joint admission-alumni effort targets socioeconomic diversity

Recruiters hard to find on campuses

Women at Top: Princeton University's first female president, a longtime professor there, has selected another female professor as provost.

Princeton appoints Anthony Appiah, James Haxby as senior faculty members


The Daily Pennsylvanian:

3/23/2006 - University of Pennsylvania Will Replace Loans With Grants for Students of Families Earning Less Than $50,000

5/25/2005 - Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Files for Senate Bid

Suicides involving guns rise sharply among young African-American males

Philadelphia joins Penn in celebrating women of color day

Experts on Africa and African-Americans

Penn Team Awarded $1.12 Million for Efforts to Bridge the Digital Divide with Computing Infrastructure in Ghana


Yale Daily News:

11/15/2005 - Yale University will change the way it does searches and enhance mentoring for junior faculty members in an effort to spread diversity.

Commentary: second thoughts on early decision

On MLK day, Levin pledges better union relations

Remarks by former President William Jefferson Clinton addressing the University

Women theologians discuss AIDS in Africa at Yale conference

Yale researchers develop AIDS vaccine

Yale increases undergraduate financial aid

Yale to celebrate African American studies at conference

Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders to address issue of children's health and learning at 21st Century Schools conference

Yale hosts symposium on poet Langston Hughes


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