Tag: Appalachian State University

Three African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles Relating to Diversity

Taking on new administrative roles relating to diversity issues are Heather Moore Roberson at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Lonnie Thompson at Polk State College in Winter Haven, Florida, and Jamie Parson at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Three African American Men Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

Willie Fleming, chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, is retiring. Cecil Hicks, Jr., of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and Edward J. Lewis III, of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are taking positions outside of higher education.

Five African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are J. Camille Hall at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Terrell Strayhorn at Virginia Union University, Shawn Ricks at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, Dwayne Mack at Berea College in Kentucky and Gerald Cannon at the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio.

HBCU Partners With a State University to Educate Future Teachers About Social Justice

The department of education at Winston-Salem State University has partnered with the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, to help future teachers develop social justice dispositions while exploring school and community diversity.

Harry Lee Williams to Lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Harry Lee Williams was named the 10th president of Delaware State University in 2009. He will step down from his post on January 20 in order to take on his new role as president of the nonprofit fundraising organization representing public historically Black colleges and universities.

Two African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts at North Carolina Universities

John Michael Lee Jr. was named vice chancellor for university advancement at Elizabeth City State University and Sonye Randolph was named equal opportunity and Title IX investigator at Appalachian State University.

Jesse Lutabingwa Is a Finalist for an Administrative Post at the University of Nebraska

Jesse Lutabingwa, a native of Tanzania, is associate vice chancellor for international education and development and a profeessor of public administration at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Appalachian State University Honors an Early Black Faculty Member

Jesse C. Jackson, one of the first African American faculty members at Appalachian State, is the first honoree to have his or her portrait hung in a Hall of Fame for alumni and faculty of the Reich College of Education.

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