Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran Elected Chair of the NAICU

Wilaon-OyelaranEileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran, president of Kalamazoo College in Michigan, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). The association represents more than 1,000 member institutions nationwide.

“NAICU is an effective and respected participant in the political process, representing member institutions on policy issues with the federal government, including issues affecting student aid, taxation, government regulation, and the assault on the liberal arts,” Dr. Wilson-Oyelaran said. “As NAICU chair, I will be in a position to advocate for these and other issues that are vital to helping institutions thrive in a competitive marketplace, an uncertain economy, and a divisive political climate.”

Dr. Wilson-Oyelaran has served as president of Kalamazoo College since 2005. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Pomona College, and master’s and doctoral degrees in education from the Claremont Graduate University in California.

Related Articles

1 COMMENT

  1. Dr. Wilson-Oyelaran evinced brilliance and was clearly going places when I met her many years ago – before she embarked on her remarkable career. Kalamazoo College is more than fortunate to have her!!! Endless standing-waves of ovations for Dr. Wilson-Oyelaran!!

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Yale Library Acquires Digital Collection of Langston Hughes Papers

In a recent December upload, the Yale University Library added a collection of papers from Black poet Langston Hughes to the school's online archive. The collection contains correspondence between Hughes and other authors and civil rights activists of his time.

Academic Fields Where Blacks Earned Few or No Doctoral Degrees in 2022

In 2022, African Americans earned 1.2 percent of all mathematics and statistics doctorates, 1.2 percent of all doctorates in computer science, 1.7 percent of all doctorates in chemistry, and only 1.7 percent of all doctorates awarded in engineering disciplines.

Historically Black Central State University Appoints Morakinyo Kuti as President

Morakinyo A.O. Kuti has been named president of historically Black Central State University in Ohio. Dr. Kuti has held numerous leadership roles in his tenure with the university, most recently serving as vice president of research and economic development.

University of Alabama Creates Database Relating to History of Slavery on Campus

Scholars from the University of Alabama created an online database housing information on the history of slavery on the university's campus. The new website is the latest effort in a larger initiative from the Consortium of Universities Studying Slavery to uncover the history of enslaved individuals who labored for colleges and universities across the world.

Featured Jobs