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Alabama State University Selects Private Wall Street Firm to Manage Endowment

Neuberger Berman, has partnered with Alabama State University to manage the historically Black university's $125 million endowment. Additionally, the Wall Street firm will provide internships to ASU students.

Alabama State University Approved to Offer Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

The new doctoral degree at Alabama State University will ensure its students receive up-to-date academic training, and allow the historically Black institution to maintain a competitive edge with other Alabama schools.

Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: William Hamilton Harris, 1944-2024

Dr. Harris had a long career in higher education leadership, serving as interim or permanent president of five historically Black institutions: Paine College, Texas Southern University, Alabama State University, Fort Valley State University, and Texas College.

Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointments are Courtney Phillips at Louisiana State University, Pamela Richardson at Hampton University, Shani Crayton at Alabama State University, James Ham at North Carolina Central University, and Caroline Ebanks at Columbia University.

Three Black Women Appointed to Administrative Positions

The appointments are Shani Crayton at Alabama State University, Jessica Brown at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and Kimberly Shiner at California State University, Fullerton.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Bertis English Is the New Editor of Journal of African American History

The Journal of African American History, formerly the Journal of Negro History, was established by Carter G. Woodson in 1916 and is an official publication of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

The New Dean of the College of Education at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina

André Green is the new dean of the College of Education at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.  He was a professor of leadership and teacher education and associate vice president for academic affairs at the University of South Alabama.

In Memoriam: James Edward Kennedy, 1933-2023

Kennedy began his career as a teacher and later assistant principal in the Mobile County Public School System. In 1968, he was one of the first African Americans to join the faculty at the University of Southern Alabama.

Alabama State University Partners With South University for Pharmacy Diversity

Data shows that at present, only 7.6 percent of the registered pharmacist in the nation are members of a minority community. In 2023, only 143 pharmacy students in the U.S. are African-American. This new agreement hopes to encourage more Black students to pursue pharmacy doctorates.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Selected to Serve in Higher Education Adminitrative Roles

Taking on new administrative duties are Antwan Lofton at Duke University in North Carolina, Mya Jolly at Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama, Timothy A. Minor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Lisa McClinton at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Jessica Madison at Alabama State University, and Marcus Byrd at Alabama A&M University.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Alabama State University Partners With Central Alabama Community College

Historically Black Alabama State University in Montgomery signed an agreement with Central Alabama Community College that will allow the institutions to work together to build a seamless pipeline for community college students to study and obtain a degree at Alabama State.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Four African Americans Who Have Been Hired as Diversity Administrators in Higher Education

Taking on new roles related to diversity in higher education are Linwood B. Whitten at Alabama State University, Jerima DeWese at Queens College of the City University of New York, Aswad Allen at California State University, San Marcos, and Diane Forbes Berthoud at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

On January 4, 1964, Harold Franklin enrolled at Auburn University as a graduate student in history. He was the first Black student to enroll at Auburn. After completing his studies, he was not allowed to defend his master's degree thesis and was not awarded his degree. This injustice was not corrected until 2020.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Three African American Men in New Athletic Administration Posts at Southern State Universities

Jason Cable has been hired as the director of intercollegiate athletics at Alabama State University. Trayvean Scott is the new vice president for intercollegiate athletics at Grambling State University in Louisiana and Alvin Franklin was named assistant athletic director for development at Mississippi State University.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Nine HBCUs Are Partners in a New Collaborative to Promote Small Businesses in the South

Given their embeddedness in their communities, HBCUs are uniquely positioned to promote economic mobility. HBCUs that are members of the new Deep South Economic Mobility Collaborative will provide technical assistance, business support, and procurement opportunities to local small businesses.

Alabama State University Teams Up With the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

The agreement will create opportunities for the university's students for internships, professional training, observations, mentorships, class credits, and other avenues of education and professional advancement under the guidance of university faculty and the staff at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

Alabama State University Partners With Southern Union State Community College

The concurrent enrollment partnership will provide Southern Union students - who plan to transfer to Alabama State to complete a bachelor's degree - the opportunity to take courses in biomedical engineering, rehabilitation services, and forensic biology at Alabama State.

In Memoriam: Roosevelt D. Steptoe, 1934-2020

Dr. Steptoe led the flagship campus of the Southern University System from 1975 to 1982. Later, he served as vice president for academic affairs at Alabama State University in Montgomery.

HBCU Finally Removes the Names of a Ku Klux Klan Leader From a Residence Hall on Campus

Since 1929, Bibb Graves Hall on the campus of historically Black Alabama State University has honored a former governor and the Grand Cyclops of the Montgomery Klavern of the Ku Klux Klan.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Three African Americans in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Francis A. Pearman, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University, Janice R. Franklin, dean of library and learning resources at Alabama State University, and David Stovall, professor of Black studies and criminology, law, and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Alabama State University Seeks to Change Names of Campus Buildings That Honor Racists

Confederate monuments are being taken down and colleges and universities are considering plans to remove the names of Confederate generals and supporters of slavery from campus buildings and facilities. This process also is taking place on the campuses of several HBCUs.

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