Carlton Wilson Elected to Key Post

The North Carolina Central University professor joins the board of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

An Honor for a Denver Lawyer Who Founded Law School Scholarship Fund

Gary M. Jackson was selected to receive the highest honor bestowed by the Colorado Bar Association.

Robert Boswell Named to Head Diversity Efforts at the University of Colorado

He is a professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the university.

Shayne Evans to Receive the Diversity Leadership Award From the University of Chicago

He will be honored on January 12 as part of the university's Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration.

Pamela Prescod-Caesar Named Vice President at Swarthmore College

She will direct the college's human resources department.

Curtis Reynolds Earns Promotion at the University of Florida

He was promoted to vice president for business affairs.

New Duties for Three African-American Scholars

Gayle B. Ward, Arnold Stancell, and Carroll Robinson are taking on added responsibilities.

Malika Jeffries-El Is a Rising Star in Academic Chemistry

She will be honored by the American Chemical Society at the group's national meeting in San Diego this March.

Harvard Graduate From South Africa Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Matthews Mmopi is one of 10 students selected for Rhodes Scholarships from southern Africa.

Six African Americans With New Roles in Higher Education

Here is new of six appointments of African Americans to administrative positions.

David Canton Wins the 2011 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize

The associate professor at Connecticut College was honored for his book on Raymond Pace Alexander.

Hope Lewis Is Honored by the American Bar Association

The Northeastern University law professor is recognized for her work for the advancement of women in the field of international law.

Kimberly Goff-Crews Is Returning to Yale

The University of Chicago vice president is the former director of Yale's Afro-American Cultural Center.

Mildred Rice Jordan and Gregory J. Vincent Are Honored

Two African American educators receive prestigious awards.

Clarence Jones Named Winner of the Legacy of a Dream Award

A former speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr., he is currently a scholar-in-residence at Stanford University.

Four African Americans Receive Distinguished Honors

The award winners are Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, Cynthia E. Nance, Bobby Wilson, and Floyd Little.

Sandy Darity Wins National Economic Association’s Highest Honor

The Duke University professor receives the Samuel Z. Westerfield Award.

Three African American Women Appointed to New Roles in Higher Education

Jean Baker-Calloway, Rita J. Teal, and M. Evelyn Fields were named to new posts.

Donna Brazile Awarded an Honorary Doctorate at North Carolina A&T State University

Brazile, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, managed the 2000 presidential campaign of Al Gore.

Hampton University Senior Wins Marshall Scholarship

Kendyl Crawley-Crawford will study environmental science at the University College of London.

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Brenda Cartwright, Donald Andrews, and James Hill are honored.

Notable Appointments of African Americans to Positions in Higher Education

Keri Young, Robert Pompey and Edward Summers are assuming new duties.

Two Women Named to New Administrative Posts at Norfolk State University

Lakeisha Mayes is the new director of recruitment and admissions and Terricita Sass was named assistant vice president for enrollment management.

Two African Americans Appointed to Key Posts at the University of Wisconsin

Eric G. Williams and Carl B. Hampton have been appointed to administrative slots at the university.

Fellowship Program at DePaul University in Chicago Honors Arnold Mitchem

The new program will provide stipends to 50 undergraduate students to help them prepare for graduate school and careers in the academic world.

Four African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts

Katrice Albert, Quincy Moore, Dawn Forbes Murphy, and Cassandra Bradley have been named to new positions.

Honors and Awards

Cynthia Carleton Thompson and Belle S. Wheelan receive prestigious awards.

The New Dean of the Hampton University Journalism School

Brett Pulley has worked for many major media companies and is a graduate of Hampton University.

Honors for Four Black Educators

Tricia Bent-Goodley, Unoma Azuah, Amos Sawyer, and Bernadette Gray-Little received honors for their work.

Paul Baker Is the New Dean of Academic Affairs at Voorhees College

He was dean of social sciences at St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Three Appointments to Administrative Positions

Halima Leak, Donna Elam, and Richard Briggance will be assuming new duties.

Two African Africans Named to New Faculty Posts

Jemima Pierre and Curtis Everett Powell are named to new faculty positions.

Two African Americans to Join the Faculty at the University of Kansas

Jennifer Hamer and Clarence Lang both taught at the University of Illinois.

A New Associate Provost at Ohio State

James L. Moore, a professor in the College of Education, will assume new duties.

Jefferi Lee to Head Howard University’s TV Station

He is a former executive with Black Entertainment Television.

Morgan State Legend Honored by the American Football Coaches Association

Edward P. Hurt was head coach for football, basketball, and track and field. He also served as athletics director.

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