Tag: Bryn Mawr College

Karlene Burrell-McRae Will Be the Next Dean of the Undergraduate College at Bryn Mawr

Dr. Burrell-McRae is dean of the college at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Previously, she was associate dean of students and executive director of the Center for Identity + Inclusion at the University of Chicago. Dr. Burrell-McRae will begin her new job at Bryn Mawr College on July 1, 2023.

Four Black Women Share an Award From the Association for Women in Mathematics

The four women mathematicians sharing the award are Erica J. Graham, an associate professor of mathematics at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Raegan Higgins, an associate professor of mathematics at Texas Tech University, Candice Price, an associate professor of mathematics and statistics at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Shelby Wilson, a senior professional at the Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Bryn Mawr College to Require Students to Take a Course on Power, Inequity, and Justice

Bryn Mawr College, the highly rated liberal arts college for women in Pennsylvania has instituted a new 'Power, Inequity, and Justice' requirement that will be in place when the Class of 2027 arrives on campus in August 2023.

Four African American Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Taking on new assignments are Royel M. Johnson in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California, Teresa L. Smallwood at the United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia, Charles DeSassure at Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma, and Airea D. Matthews of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Four Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four Black scholars in new roles are Nathaniel Wright at Texas Tech University, Yolanda Cooper at Case Western Reserve University, Kerry Lee at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and Andia Augustin-Billy at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport.

Colleges and Universities Announces the Hiring of Seven African Americans to Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

University of Kentucky Creates the Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies

The interdisciplinary institute will promote the university's research and scholarship on topics of importance in African history and African American history, such as slavery and the quest for freedom, racial discrimination and violence, and the long struggle for civil rights.

The Next President of Great Bay Community College in New Hampshire

Dr. Morrice was vice provost at the University of Missouri in charge of enrollment management and strategic development. Earlier, he was the chief enrollment officer at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and associate vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

In Memoriam: Marilou Allen, 1933-2017

Allen joined the staff at Haverford College in 1981 as director of the community outreach office. The initial appointment was for 18 months. But she remained head of the office until her retirement in 2015. She also founded and was director of the college's Women's Center for 33 years.

Eight Black Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Assignments

Here is this week’s roundup of Black scholars who have been hired or assigned new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Bryn Mawr College Struggles With the Racist Legacy of Its Second President

In the wake of recent events at the University of Virginia, Bryn Mawr College said that in printed materials and on its website, it will no longer refer to the Thomas Library or the Thomas Great Hall in the library, named after its second president who expressed racist views.

New College or University Administrative Appointments for Five African Americans

Appointed to new positions are Kathi Dantley Warren at Rice University in Houston, Andre Phillips at the University of Wisconsin, Cheryl Lynn Horsey at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Walter McCollum at Walden University, and Rene Davis at Brown University in Rhode Island.

Bryn Mawr College Honors Its First Black Alumna

Bryn Mawr College in suburban Philadelphia has named its new residence hall to honor Enid Cook. Cook was not permitted to live on campus but graduated in 1931 with degrees in chemistry and biology.

New Positions for Three African American Administrators

The appointees to new administrative posts are LaTanya Buck at Washington University in St. Louis, Shamis Abdi at Florida A&M University, and Pelema I. Morrice at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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

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