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.
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.
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.
Since 2005, Frederico Talley has served as vice president and dean of the Leonardtown campus of the College of Southern Maryland.
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.
George W. Cooper will leave his post at the end of March. The campus has been embroiled in controversy for the past several weeks after Dr. Cooper fired eight administrators.
For 27 years, Howard Dodson was the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.
The associate professor of counseling education at the University of Florida, will serve one year as president elect before assuming the leadership post in July 2013.
An economist, author, and educator, she has led Bennett College since 2007.
One in five adult African Americans over the age of 25 are now college educated. There has been tremendous progress, but a significant racial gap remains.
Most observers believe the Court deciding this case is more conservative than the one that narrowly approved limited race-sensitive admissions in 2003.
She was the first woman and first African American to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Rita Dove of the University of Virginia and Andre Watts of Indiana University were recognized at a White House ceremony.
President David Skorton is mounting a concerted effort to increase diversity among students, staff, and faculty and to create better opportunities for veterans and the disabled.
It appears that the University of Delaware professor is the only Black scholar among the 66 newly elected members.
The civil rights icon will teach, prepared her papers for the university's archives, and develop a research center on social justice and civic engagement.
Yaw D. Yeboah is currently a professor of engineering at Penn State. From 1975 to 1979, he earned four degrees in four years at MIT.
He will take a sabbatical leave from Morehouse and return as a Distinguished Professor and President Emeritus.
The noted poet is professor emerita at Eastern Michigan University.
Michelle Woodhouse and Marvin Bright will lead the Portsmouth and Norfolk campuses of the 46,000-student community college.
Trudie Kibbe Reed has served as president of the historically Black university since 2004.
Francine C. McNairy, who has held the post since 2003, will leave her post a year from now.
Miles K. Davis is an associate professor of management at the university and the founding director of the business school's Institute for Entrepreneurship.
Marcella David and Beverly Moran will visit the Columbia, Missouri, campus next month for interviews and public forums.
She was the dean of the College of Education at Grambling State University in Louisiana.
Elwood L. Robinson has served as a professor of psychology and dean at North Carolina Central University.
The 5,692 Black applicants represent a 17.5 percent increase from a year ago.
Since 2005 she has been dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Longwood University in Virginia.
Marshall Shepherd, professor of geography at the University of Georgia, will be the second African American to hold the position.
Either Phillip Birdine, Myron Pope, Kent Smith, or Charles Williams will be Langston's next president.
The effort is being coordinated by the African Union.
Since 2006, she has been vice president for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
The Stanford University professor is honored for her book on equity in education.
The Florida A&M University board of trustees decided not to suspend President Ammons as a result of the hazing death of band member Robert Champion Jr.
H. Dele Davies is currently a professor at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Since 2006, Dr. Miller has been serving as chancellor of Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, Louisiana.