Category : Education

by Staff - 4 months ago

In Memoriam: Jean Fairfax, 1920-2019

Jean Fairfax, former dean of women at two historically Black institutions, passed away on February 12, 2019. She was 98 years old. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Fairfax served as dean of women at Kentucky State College (now University) in Frankfort an...

by Staff - 4 months ago

The Racial Gap in Educational Attainment in the United States

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the extent of the racial gap in higher educational attainments in the United States. The study found that 93.4 percent of non-Hispanic White Americans over the age of 18 had graduated from high school. For A...