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One African American Among the Four Finalists for President of the University of Nebraska System

Prior to his appointment as president of Central Michigan University in 2010, Dr. George Ross served as president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Gayle Colston Barge at Bellevue College, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela at the University of Illinois, Jason Cable at Alcorn State University, and John H. Hall at Clark Atlanta University.

Three HBCUs Receive Research Grants From the Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued grants to three historically Black universities under its Support for Advanced Fossil Resource Utilization Research program. The three grantees are Delaware State, Clark Atlanta, and Prairie View A&M.

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.

Clark Atlanta University Sues the City of Atlanta Over Morris Brown College Land Deal

Historically Black Clark Atlanta University has filed a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta claiming that the university had rights to land recently bought by the city from Morris Brown College.

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.

Six African Americans in New University Administrative Posts

The appointees are Romy Riddick at Princeton University, K. Ken Redda at Florida A&M University, Edward Summers at Stony Brook University, Trisah Long Paschal at Clark Atlanta University, Shawnboda Mead at the University of Mississippi, and Emanuel Barnes Sr. at Alcorn State University.

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.

Clark Atlanta University President Announces His Intention to Retire in 2015

Carlton E. Brown, president of Clark Atlanta University, has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Dr. Brown has served as president of Clark Atlanta since 2008.

The Greenest Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Building Green Initiative on the campus of Clark Atlanta University has ranked the nation's most eco-friendly historically Black colleges and universities. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Spelman College hold the top rankings.

Huston-Tillotson President to Step Down in 2015

Larry L. Earvin has been president of the historically Black educational institution in Austin, Texas, since 2000. During his tenure as president, enrollments at the school have nearly doubled.

Three African American Scholars in New Teaching Roles

James Perkins joins the chemistry faculty at Clark Atlanta University. Lynette Stephenson was promoted to full professor at Colgate University and Emilie Townes was named to an endowed chair at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Obie Clayton Appointed to an Endowed Chair at Clark Atlanta University

Since 2011, Dr. Clayton has been serving as the Donald L. Hollowell Distinguished Professor of Social Justice and Civil Rights Studies at the University of Georgia's School of Social Work.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: Major Robert Odell Owens, 1936-2013

The former 12-term Congressman from New York was a major supporter of African American higher education and after leaving Washington, taught at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

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.

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.

Clark Atlanta University Granted a Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

Clark Atlanta University has become the first private historically Black college or university to be granted a chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and selective all-discipline honor society.

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.

Leadership in Flux at Alabama State University

Joseph H. Silver, who became president of Alabama State University in September, was placed on paid administrative leave by the university's board of trustees.

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.

Clark Atlanta University Establishes an Award to Honor Alabama State University’s President

To honor its former provost, Clark Atlanta has established the the Joseph H. Silver Sr. Ph.D. Award for Leadership in Advocacy Against Dating and Domestic Violence.

James Hefner Returns to Take a New Role in Higher Education

Dr. Hefner, who retired in 2005, is the former president of both Tennessee State University and Jackson State University. He will now serve as interim provost at Clark Atlanta University.

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.

Hazing Problems Continue to Plague HBCUs

New allegations have been raised against a dance group at Florida A&M University and the marching band at Clark Atlanta University.

Five African Americans With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Raphael Moffett, Barbara J. Johnson, Naomi R. Thompson, Harriet Davis, and Henry W. Taylor have been named to new positions.

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Carlton Brown, Gerald Coleman, Kimberly Hilliard, Tijuana Hudson, Sheilah Vance, Vanidy Bailey, Patric Simon, Kevin Banks, Ron Price, and Ruffin Bell are all taking on new roles.

The Next President of Alabama State University

Joseph H. Silver Sr. has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Clark Atlanta University.

The New Dean of the Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of Engineering

Yaw D. Yeboah is currently a professor of engineering at Penn State. From 1975 to 1979, he earned four degrees in four years at MIT.

Carl Jones Named to Executive Post at Clark Atlanta University

He will serve as vice president for enrollment services and student affairs. He was a vice president at South Carolina State University.

Clark Atlanta University Kicks Off a Yearlong Study of W.E.B. Du Bois

The project will culminate with the 2013 “On the Wings of Atlanta” Commemorative Conference, celebrating Du Bois’ legacy and the 50th anniversary of his death.

Two African Africans Named to New Faculty Posts

Jemima Pierre and Curtis Everett Powell are named to new faculty positions.

Appointments and Promotions

Here is news of eight appointments of African Americans to positions in higher education.

Grants and Gifts

This week's grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

Here is this week's personnel news on African Americans in higher education.

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