Currently, Juliette B. Bell is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. She will assume her new post on July 1.
Since 2005, Frederico Talley has served as vice president and dean of the Leonardtown campus of the College of Southern Maryland.
Marie Rose Katia Mehu is an appellate level prosecutor for the state of Arizona. This fall she will study international law at Cambridge University in England.
Tomiko Brown-Nagin of the University of Virginia Law School is one of three winners of the Bancroft Prize, considered one of the highest honors in academic history.
The papers of Richard T. Greener, including his Harvard University diploma, were discovered in an old trunk in a house that was about to be razed.
Currently, president of Keene State University in New Hampshire, she will be the first woman president in the 191-year history of the University of the Sciences.
The international literary society founded in 1993 and dedicated to scholarly research on the works of the Nobel laureate, will now be housed at Oberlin College in Ohio.
The professor of visual arts at Columbia University is the only African American among the 10 new members of the honorary society.
When Don Thompson takes office in July, he will be the first African American CEO of the world's largest restaurant chain.
Each year Richard H. Brodhead, president of Duke University, addresses the annual meeting of the university faculty. This year, he chose to discuss the issue of race and its impact on the Duke University community.
While the percentage of Blacks in entry-level nursing programs has declined in recent years, Black enrollments in graduate-level nursing programs has surged.
He is currently senior associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. He recently served for 16 months in the Obama administration.
An appeal is planned and organizers have vowed to take the fight for campus diversity to the streets.
She is a professor and former chair of the department of art history, theory, and criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago.
More than 10 percent of accepted students at Harvard University and nearly 14 percent at Williams College, are African Americans.
Columbia University has made significant strides in increasing the racial diversity of its undergraduate student body. Now there is a new plan to increase the diversity of Columbia's faculty.
Blacks were 13.4 percent of all students enrolled in institutions eligible to participate in federal student financial aid programs.
Only 39.5 percent of Black students who entered four-year-college bachelor's degree programs in 2004, earned their degree within six years.
For the university's first 88 years, Black students were not allowed to enroll. Now a Black student will lead the university's 2,200-member Corps of Cadets.
Tufts accepted 21 students from 13 different African countries for admission into its Class of 2016. Six accepted students are from Ghana.
The federal government and the university have resolved an investigation of racial harassment directed against African Americans on campus.
Tracy K. Smith of Princeton University won the poetry prize and the late Manning Marable of Columbia University won the prize in history.
About two thirds of all Black and White high school graduates in 2011 had enrolled in college by October 2011. For those not enrolled in college, Blacks had a very high unemployment rate of more than 53 percent.
Dr. Johnson is the former dean of the College of Education at the university and served in the Arkansas House of Representatives for six years.
She has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at the college in Palos Hills, Illinois.
Those convicted on felony hazing charges could face up to six years in prison.
Jonathan Gueverra, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, has been serving as the CEO of the Community College of the District of Columbia.
The former president of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn will serve as interim president until a permanent successor to Trudie Kibbe Reed can be found.
A professor of political science, Dr. McClain has served on the Duke University faculty since 2000.
She has been interim president since April 2011 and previously was associate provost for institutional diversity at the University of Georgia.
Brian Hemphill has been serving as vice president for student affairs at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
He has been serving in a similar capacity at California State University at Fullerton, a campus where he has served as an administrator for the past 16 years.
Cynthia Jackson-Hammond is the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Coppin State University in Baltimore.
President of the Bradford campus since 2003, he will now do double duty as president of the Titusville campus.
Many of the allegations involve former department chairman Julius Nyang’oro, who is retiring from the university as of July 1.
Joseph H. Silver Sr. has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Clark Atlanta University.