Monthly Archives: October 2011
All employees earning more than $30,000 a year, including tenured faculty, will receive a furlough during the academic year which will reduce their pay by 10 percent.
The conference, entitled Building a Bridge to Literacy for African-American Male Youth, will be held this spring on the campus of the University of North Carolina.
He was director of development for the Office of Educational Equity at Pennsylvania State University.
The West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Program will fund clean water projects in Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso.
The university hopes to save utility costs by not holding classes on Friday.
The company ATuskegeeAudio.com has produced 18 audio books.
Eighteen faculty members at Fayetteville State University, most from STEM disciplines, will be involved in the work of the new center.
The site offers news and a calendar of upcoming events at the university that deal with its community outreach efforts.
He taught mathematics at Alabama State University for nearly a half century.
In January Derek Douglas will become vice president for civic engagement.
This spring the actress will teach courses in the theater department and conduct acting workshops.
HEAL Africa has established 31 safe houses for women who have been victims of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Theaster Gates Is Leading the Effort to Strengthen Ties Between the University of Chicago and the Local Arts Community
Gates has been on the faculty at the University of Chicago since 2007.
Four African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.
Among the grants awarded recently to historically black colleges, Dillard University received the largest award in school history.
For black students who matriculated in the fall of 2004, only 43 percent earned their degree within six years.
Olivio Clay and Shantel Hebert-Magee receiving funding for their research projects.
Eight students are now enrolled in the master of science degree program in infectious disease management and biosecurity.
Amber Koonce of the University of North Carolina started a nonprofit organization to distribute dolls around the world.
Student Assembly at Cornell Calls for Reevaluation of Appointment of Africana Studies Faculty Search Chair
The resolution was introduced by Dara Brown, a junior who is chair of the Student Assembly's Women's Issues Committee.
M. Shawn Copeland wins awards recognizing distinguished women in theology.
Majorie Warren and Dapo Ojeyemi are among eight new faculty appointments.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.
Duke University has never had a black head coach in any sport.
In 1996 only 6 percent of undergraduates received merit-based grants. A decade later this percentage more than doubled.
For the first time in history, there are more than 4,000 students on campus.
A prominent black studies scholar, he authored or edited 11 books.
Either Beverly Edmond, William B. Bynum Jr., and Robert Jennings will replace retiring Ivory V. Nelson as president.
She leads the board that oversees the research arm of the Department of Education.
Terry Lindsay will serve on the school board in Des Plaines, Illinois.
The new museum is scheduled to open next summer.
The documents provide a detailed account of the racial, sexual, and economic aspects of life on a Jamaican plantation.
Monique Field and Jerolyn Chapman Navarro are serving in new positions.
He will advise the secretary of education on issues relating to accreditation of higher education institutions.
Tony Gaskew is promoted and Nwadiuto Esiobu wins a State Department fellowship.
Marie Chisholm-Burns, Michael and Libby Johnson, and M. Christopher Brown receive honors.