Vivian H. Fisher was an administrator for 30 years, who retired in 2008 as associate vice president for public service and outreach.
Tonea Stewart of Alabama State University and Babatunde Ogunnaike of the University of Delaware receive prestigious honors.
Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, an ophthalmologist and surgeon, was honored by the American Association of Physician Specialists.
Valorie McAlpin of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and Margaret Young of Elizabeth City State University are the honorees.
Angela Winstead of Morgan State University receives a teaching award for Black chemists and an endowed chair at Fayetteville State University honors Dudley Flood.
She is the Dudley Joseph Plaisance Sr. BORSF Professor of Nursing at the University of Louisiana Lafayette's College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.
The department received the Sankore Institutional Award from the National Council for Black Studies at the council's annual convention in Atlanta.
Olu Onemola, son of Nigeria's deputy ambassador to the United Nations, received seven honors at the graduation ceremony of Lehman College of the City University of New York.
Rev. Richardson, dean of the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University, was recognized for his work and contributions to the city and faith-based community.
The Quantrell Award, established in 1938 at the University of Chicago, is considered the nation's oldest prize for undergraduate teaching.
The senior director of institutional services for the Office of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education, was elected into the Education and Human Ecology Hall of Fame at Ohio State University.
Victor Mbarika of Southern University was honored by the Cameroon Association of Engineers and Computer Scientists and Timuel Black won the Benton Medal from the University of Chicago.
James Lance Taylor was honored for his book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama.
Gregory Robinson will receive a cash award of 60,000 euros and conduct research with chemists at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the Technical University of Berlin.
The honorees are Geralyn Stephens of Wayne State University, Donald Anadu of South Carolina State University and Lee David Legette of Winston-Salem State University.
The Comparative and International Education Society was honored for his research on education in southern Africa.
Mina Jones Jefferson, William H. Harris, and Sandra C. Brown are the honorees.
M. Christopher Brown II, Sonja Trent-Brown, Isabel Wilkerson, and Nell Russell are honored for their work in higher education.
Robert Hayden and Gwendolyn Brooks are among 10 poets honored in a new series of stamps.
Kofi Lomotey of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and Carolyn Vallas of the University of Virginia are honored.
The American Educational Research Association recently honored Jeraldo F.L. Jackson and Robert T. Palmer for their scholarship relating to diversity.
Julian Bond, the civil rights leaders and former chair of the NAACP, has spent the last 20 years on the history department faculty at the University of Virginia. He is retiring this week.
Darren Canady will be honored at the national conference of the American Theatre Critics Association.
Wanda Spurlock, Denise Ghartey, Bernadette Nwafor, and Ruth J. Simmons are the honorees.
The three winners of the National Society of Black Engineer's Impact Award are Michigan State University, the University of Houston, and the University of Maryland-College Park.
Chisom Ezekwo of the University of Southern California and Damian Bolden of Auburn University will receive financial aid and an internship.
Norman Francis of Xavier University of Louisiana is the longest-tenured university president in the United States.
Allissa Richardson, Damien Ejigiri, and Candace Jolly are honored with prestigious awards.
Nobel laureate Morrison received the award for her strong commitment to advancing, supporting, and promoting women.
John M. Wallace of the University of Pittsburgh, Judith Thomas of Lincoln University, and LeTondra Lawrence of Texas Woman's University, are honored with prestigious awards.
She is clinical professor of medicine and medical oncology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
In 1966, Merle Smith was the academy's first Black graduate. Today 5 percent of the cadets are Black.
Ira T. Wiggins, C. Garnett Henning, and Geoffrey Canada are honored.
Barbara Johnson of Northern Illinois University and Peter Williams of the University of Delaware are honored.
Erica Caple James will use the $25,000 cash prize to conduct research for a book on charitable giving by Muslim Americans in the War on Terror era.
The University of North Carolina senior will spend a year in Asia gaining knowledge of juvenile rights in that region.