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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.

Baruch College of the City University of New York Launches Black and Latino Studies Degree Program

The new degree track, housed in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and chaired by Professor Shelly Eversley adds five full-time, dedicated faculty members.

Notre Dame’s K. Matthew Dames Is the New Leader of the Association of Research Libraries

Dr. Dames came to Notre Dame this fall after serving as Boston University Librarian since 2018. Earlier, Dr. Dames was associate university librarian for scholarly resources and services at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Four African Americans Who Have Been Named to New Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties in diversity equity, and inclusion are Elliott Dawes at Baruch College in New York, Leah Cox at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Stephen Hairston at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Meshea L. Poore of West Virginia University, who was elected president of the Big 12 Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

The New Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at DePaul University in Chicago

Tatum Thomas currently serves as senior associate dean of student affairs at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies. Prior to her current role, she served as the director of academic services at New York University's School of Professional Studies.

Johns Hopkins University Scholar Wins the $50,000 Hiett Prize in the Humanities

Chris Lebron, an associate professor of philosophy, is the winner of the award that recognizes "ascending" scholars whose are "devoted to the humanities and whose work shows extraordinary promise to have a significant impact on contemporary culture."

Tony Allen Named Provost at Delaware State University

Dr. Allen has been serving as head of the corporate reputation group for Bank of America. He is a former speechwriter and assistant to Joe Biden and was the founding president of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nevada Winrow is dean of special projects at Baltimore City Community College. Kevin Clark is the new athletics director at Temple University and Kevin Taylor is director of graduate admissions at the business school of Baruch College.

Seven African American in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Paquita Davis-Friday at Baruch College, William Elum at the University of Massachusetts, E. Edward Rhodes II at Alcorn State, April Rhinehardt at Shaw University, Nicole Price at Suffolk University, Craig Burgess at South Carolina State, and Stacy Sowell at Shaw University.

Three African American Scholars Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Paquita Davis-Friday was named executive director of graduate programs at the business school of Baruch College in New York. Martin McCrory was named associate vice president and vice provost at Indiana University in Bloomington and Anthony Troy Adams was named interim dean at Alabama State University.

Notable Appointments of African Americans to Higher Education Posts

Here is this week's roundup of key appointments of African Americans at colleges and universities across the United States.

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