M. Evelyn Fields Named to Lead the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

fieldsM. Evelyn Fields, a professor of early childhood education and chair of the department of teacher education at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, was named president-elect of the board of directors of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education. She will serve as vice president for programming of the organization during her term as president-elect.

aabheDr. Fields is past president of the South Carolina chapter of the American Association of University Professors and past president of the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children.

Dr. Fields holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a doctorate in early childhood education and teaching from the University of South Carolina.

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  1. How do I become a member of this organization??? Sounds wonderful and I’ve been a Black woman in higher education for over 30 years-love to hear from other professionals.
    Martha Mathis

    • I’m currently serving as the President of ABWHE (the Association of Black Women in Higher Education). We will be hosting a conference which will be held in Chicago, IL October 14-16, 2015 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Please go to our website at: http://www.abwhe.org to find out more about ABWHE as well as our conference. I am not sure where you are located but we have chapters in Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, Minnasota and New York. Please tell your colleagues as well. Please contact me if you have any questions.

  2. Congratulations Dr. Fields on your new leadership role in American Associationof Blacks in Higher Education. I’m currently serving as the chair of the upcoming ABWHE (Association of Black Women in Higher Education) conference which will be held in Chicago, IL October 14-16, 2015 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Please go to our website at: http://www.abwhe.org to find out more about ABWHE as well as our conference. I think our organizations could certainly partner to support each others efforts to engage our colleagues in the academy more. Equally as important, consider submitting a proposal! Please tell your colleagues as well. Please contact me if you have any questions. Best,,

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