Phylicia Rashad Is the Inaugural Holder of the Denzel Washington Chair at Fordham University

Denzel Washington made a $2,225,000 contribution to his alma mater to fund the chair and a scholarship program.

Three Black Scholars Named to Prestigious Fellowships

Tyrone Forman, Joseph Youngblood II, and Wizdom Powell Hammond are honored with fellowships.

Three Black Scholars Named to New Faculty Positions

Olufunmilayo Arewa, Walter Allen Bennett Jr. and Christine Thorpe begin new teaching duties.

Two Black Scholars Named Fellows at Stanford’s CCSRE

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson and Barrymoore Bogues will spend the year at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

The Racial Gap in Dental School Faculty Is Hard to Swallow

In the entire country in 2007-08 academic year, there were only 42 tenured African-American faculty members in U.S. dental schools.

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