John Garland to Step Down From Presidency of Central State University

"I am retiring from the Central State presidency. I am not retiring from life."

Ruth Simmons Stepping Down as President of Brown University

She will stay on at Brown to teach comparative literature and Africana studies.

U.S. News Names Its Top HBCUs

Spelman is the highest-rated black college or university according to new national rankings.

The New President of Harris-Stowe State University

Albert Walker was named the new president of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, effective October 1.

Virignia Tech Engineer Leading the Government’s Investigation of the East Coast Earthquake

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.

University Archaeologists Unearth African-American Village in Central Park

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.

Harvard School of Public Health Fights AIDS in Tanzania

The Harvard School of Public Health in conjunction with the Tanzanian government has opened a new clinic in Dar es Salaam for AIDS patients.

Historically Black Dillard University and Texas Chiropractic College Form an Educational Alliance

Under the agreement, students will study for three years at Dillard University. Those that have performed up to academic standards will then transfer to Texas Chiropractic College for three additional years of study.

Shaw University President Resigns

After only 11 months on the job, Irma McClaurin abruptly resigned as president of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Classes at the university are scheduled to begin on Monday.

Higher Education in the World’s Newest Nation

Last month the world's newest nation, Southern Sudan, declared its independence. Now efforts are underway to reestablish Juba University in the capital city of Southern Sudan as well as Upper Nile University in Malakal and Bahr el Ghazal University in Wau.

Howard University College of Pharmacy Now Stands Alone

Howard University has announced the formation of a free standing College of Pharmacy. Previously, pharmacy programs were housed in the College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health.

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