Each week, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African Americans in higher education. The articles selected do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.
Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers
Vanderbilt Has the Highest Percentage of Black Students in Entering Class Among Nation’s Highest Ranking Research Universities
Photos Highlight the Unique Traditions of Historically Black Colleges
Iowa Teachers Are ‘Ill-Prepared’ to Help Black Boys Learn and Thrive
Taking n new administrative roles are Keith Humphrey at the University of Memphis, DeMarcus Hopson at Georgetown College in Kentocky, Sonja Brown at Fayetteville State University, Denisha Hendricks at Johnson C. Smith University, and CJ Charlton at Delaware State University.
Chase dedicated over twenty years of his career to historically Black Dillard University in New Orleans, where he served as dean of business and vice president of facilities, planning, and management.
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.