The Harvard School of Public Health in conjunction with the Tanzanian government has opened a new clinic in Dar es Salaam for AIDS patients.
Students and faculty members in the archaeology department at Columbia University, New York University, and the City University of New York have found the remains of Seneca Village, a 19th century African-American settlement in what is now Central Park in New York City.
The search for a permanent director of the Africana Studies and Research Center comes up empty.
When the federal government needed an expert to conduct an investigation on the impact of the August 23 earthquake with an epicenter near Mineral, Virginia, it called on James R. Martin III, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech.
Albert Walker was named the new president of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, effective October 1.
Spelman is the highest-rated black college or university according to new national rankings.
She will stay on at Brown to teach comparative literature and Africana studies.
Since 1988, the racial gap on the reading and mathematics sections of the SAT has increased from 189 points to 208 points.
"I am retiring from the Central State presidency. I am not retiring from life."
In 2008, the University of Wisconsin at Madison admitted 71.8 percent of black applicants and 59.3 percent of white applicants.
There were 731,000 more blacks living in poverty in 2010 than was the case in 2009.
Tiya Miles and Roland Fryer are among the 22 winners of MacArthur Foundation Fellowships.
The large and stagnant income gap between black and white families remains for African Americans a major barrier to equal access to higher education in this country.
Marie Chisholm-Burns will assume her new role at the beginning of 2012.
The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, one of the most important figures of the civil rights movement, has died at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 89 years old.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia share the award.
Joel Ngugi will take a leave of absence from his teaching duties.
He states that he agrees with the goals of the the bill but that it would lead to "costly and confusing lawsuits."
The Duke Endowment gives the Charlotte HBCU $35 million that will build a new science center, renovate a dormitory, and provide scholarships.
Dr. Barker, who has been serving as an assistant provost at the University of Miami, will assume his new position in mid-December.
A former state senator, McCall has served on the SUNY board since 2007.
He will compete with three other finalists for the position at the 15,000 student community college.
Jeannette E. South-Paul of the University of Pittsburgh appears to be the only African American on the list of new members.
Either Beverly Edmond, William B. Bynum Jr., and Robert Jennings will replace retiring Ivory V. Nelson as president.
All employees earning more than $30,000 a year, including tenured faculty, will receive a furlough during the academic year which will reduce their pay by 10 percent.
Walter M. Kimbrough is currently president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Robert L. Satcher Sr. will serve until March as executive adviser to the college. Eddie M. Moore Jr., former president of Virginia State University will serve as interim president, effective November 10.
She has been serving as associate vice president for student services at Bakersfield College in California.
Donna H. Oliver has led the university since January 2009.
Gilda Barabino is the first African American to serve as president of the society.
About 60 students participated in a protest on the Tufts campus that produced some positive results.
Dr. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary, called Professor West, "the leading public theologian of our age."
She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of South Alabama.
Of the reported 6,628 reported hate crime incidents in 2010, 47.3 percent were motivated by racial bias.
Robert R. Jennings is the former president of Alabama A&M University.
Brandon Turner is the 12th student at Wake Forest in the past 25 years to win a Rhodes Scholarship.