A Pair of African American Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts

GregWashingtonGregory Washington was appointed to a second five-year term as the Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. During his first term, undergraduate enrollments increased by 19 percent and graduate enrollment were up 21 percent.

Dr. Washington holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, all from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Cheryl cherylharrisonHarrison was appointed dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. She has been serving as executive director of the school.

Dr. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She holds a master’s degree from Boston University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Johns Hopkins University Launches New Major and Center for Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism

The new Chloe Center for the Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism will provide research opportunities and educational events for the Johns Hopkins University community. As part of the new program, the university has announced a new undergraduate major in critical diaspora studies.

Chicago Library Receives $2 Million to Digitize Collection of African American History and Literature

The Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection housed within the Chicago Public Library will soon be available online to the public thanks to a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

Featured Jobs