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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.

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.

A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Darian Longmire is a new assistant professor of art practice at the University of California, Berkeley. Associate professor Michelle Richardson was named faculty athletics representative at Coppin State University in Baltimore and Jallicia A. Jolly is a new assistant professor of American studies and Black studies at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

In Memoriam: Julius Chapman, 1937-2023

Julius Chapman served in dean positions at Towson University in Maryland and Coppin State University in Baltimore. He was also provoset and vice president for academic affairs at Voorhees University in Denmark, South Carolina.

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.

Coppin State University to Offer In-State Tuition Rates to Many Students From Outside Maryland

Historically Black Coppin State University in Baltimore announced new full-time undergraduate degree-seeking students admitted to the university from more than 30 states and U.S. territories outside of Maryland, will be eligible to pay in-state tuition upon enrollment. For the 2022-23 academic year, tuition at Coppin State was $6,904 for Maryland residents and $13,560 for students from outside Maryland.

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.

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.

Coppin State University Launches “All In” Marketing and Branding Campaign

The In campaign is designed to illuminate the extraordinary accomplishments of Coppin State University while deepening pride in the university from students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.

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.

Pamela Richardson Wilks Is the New Provost at Coppin State University in Baltimore

Dr. Wilks joins Coppin State University from Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she most recently served as associate provost for academic operations, programs, and institutional planning, research, and effectiveness. Earlier, Dr. Wilks was an administrator and associate professor of English at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

New Administrative Duties for Eight African Americans at Colleges and Universities

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.

Coppin State University Teams Up With Charles Schwab to Boost Diversity in Financial Services

Coppin State University in Baltimore has entered into a partnership with the investment firm Charles Schwab Advisors and the Charles Schwab Foundation that aims to increase diversity in the financial services industry. Currently, 76.3 percent of finance professionals are White.

Kirkland & Ellis Donates Its Fees Awarded in the Maryland Higher Education Desegegation Case

Kirkland & Ellis is entitled to fees of $12.5 million from the settlement of the longstanding case allocating $577 million over the next 10 years to four historically Black universities in the state of Maryland. But the law has announced that it will donate the fees to seven organizations.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Five African American Scholars

Taking on new roles are Bruce Milton Jackson at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, Roslyn Satchel at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Johnny Rice II at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Ebony Copeland at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Chantel Smith at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

In Memoriam: Genevieve Madeline Knight, 1939-2021

Dr. Knight taught at Hampton University in Virginia from 1963 to 1966 and from 1970 to 1985. She then taught mathematics at Coppin State University in Baltimore for more than two decades.

New Administrative Duties for Six African Americans in Higher Education

Appointed to new administrative posts are Harriet Hobbs at Clinton College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Joshua E. Humbert at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Travis Chambers at Georgia State University, Tonya G. McCall at Mississippi State University, Branville Bard Jr. at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and Ngozi F. Anachebe at Wright State University in Ohio.

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.

Coppin State University to Launch an Accelerated Path to a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Prospective students who are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree for the role of a family nurse practitioner can combine the graduate and doctoral coursework over a three-year period into one seamless terminal degree.

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

The current legislation, passed by overwhelming majorities in both houses of the legislature, calls for payment of $577 million over a 10-year period beginning in 2023. Funds will be used for scholarships, faculty recruitment and development, and to develop new academic programs.

Coppin State University in Baltimore to Debut Two New Master’s Degree Programs in STEM Fields

Starting this fall, the historically Black university will offer a master’s degree program in applied molecular biology and biochemistry and a master's degree program in polymer and materials science.

Coppin State University Revamps College of Business Curriculum

The College of Business at historically Black Coppin State University in Baltimore has announced that it is revamping its curriculum shifting from a sole focus on business academic preparation to ongoing career planning and lifelong learning in the business profession.

Former Assistant Dean at Millersville University in Pennsylvania Files Race Discrimination Lawsuit

The suit alleges severe harassment from her superiors, including leaving her out of important meetings, denying opportunities for advancement, being passed over for promotion, and interfering with an attempt to hire a Black student to assist her.

Cynthia Jackson-Hammond to Lead the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Dr. Jackson-Hammond is retiring as president of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, on June 30. She became the historically Black university’s first woman president on July 1, 2012. Earlier in her career, she was provost and vice president of academic affairs at Coppin State University in Baltimore.

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State’s HBCUs

In a letter to legislative leaders, Governor Larry Hogan wrote that the economic fallout from this pandemic simply makes it impossible to fund any new programs, impose any new tax hikes, nor adopt any legislation having any significant fiscal impact, regardless of the merit of the legislation."

University of Maryland System Chooses the Next President of Coppin State University

Since July 2016, Dr. Anthony Jenkins has served as president of West Virginia State University, a historically black land-grant research university near Charleston, where today African Americans are only 8 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Maryland Governor Doubles His Offer to Settle HBCU Litigation That Has Dragged on for 13 Years

In 2018, Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. said he was willing to dedicate as much as $100 million over 10 years to Maryland HBCUs. He has now raised that offer to $200 million. The four historically Black state universities have indicated they will settle the case for about $600 million.

Central State University President to Retire at the End of the Academic Year

Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has served as president of the historically Black university for the past eight years. She is the first woman to serve as president of the university. Earlier in her career, Dr. Jackson-Hammond was provost and vice president of academic affairs at Coppin State University in Baltimore.

Mediation Fails to Resolve Lawsuit Filed by Four HBCUs Against the State of Maryland

In December, a federal judge ordered the state of Maryland and four historically Black state universities into mediation to settle a 13-year-old lawsuit. The deadline to reach a solution has come and passed.

Mickey L. Burnim Will Lead Coppin State University in Baltimore

From 2006 to 2017, Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University in Maryland. Earlier in his career he served as chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. He will begin his tenure s interim president of Coppin State University in July

Roger W. Davis Appointed President of the Community College of Beaver County

Dr. Davis has served as interim president since May 2018 and his appointment makes him the college's youngest-ever president. Dr. Davis first joined the college in July 2016 as the executive vice president and provost.

Maryland HBCU Litigation: Déjà Vu, All Over Again

In litigation that has been going on for 12 years and had been sent to mediation in 2013, a three-judge panel ordered the state and representatives of Maryland's four HBCUs to once again enter into mediation. The court gave the parties only to April 30 to come up with a solution to address inequities in the state's higher education system.

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Maria Thompson,the first woman president of Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced she will retire at the end of the academic year after overcoming recent health challenges. She became president of Coppin State University in 2015.

Johns Hopkins Partners With Two HBCUs to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Professions

Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, and Coppin State University have established the Academic Success via Postdoctoral Independence in Research and Education program, an intensive effort that bridges engineering, medicine, and biology for translational research that address challenges related to human health.

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