JBHE Weekly Bulletin December 8, 2005
Black Doctoral Degree Awards Reach an All-Time High in 2004: A new report prepared by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago finds that 1,869 African Americans earned doctorates in 2004.
Racial Issues Prompting Large Numbers of Colleges and Universities to Abandon the SAT and ACT Tests: There are now at least 730 colleges and universities in the United States that no longer require applicants to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT college entrance examinations.
Black Woman Named to Board of the Harvard Corporation: Patricia A. King, the Carmak Waterhouse Professor of Law, Medicine, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown Law Center, was chosen as the new member of the board of the Harvard Corporation.