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Three African Americans Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles relating to diversity are Tony Boston at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Takiyah Nur Amin for the College of Architecture, Arts, and Design at Virginia Tech, and Barbara J. Lawrence at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five African Americans

Taking on new administration positions are Dakota Doman at Texas Southern University in Houston, Reneé Watson at Central Michigan University, Chanelle Reese at the University of Iowa, Romy Riddick at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Vincent Champion at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Dickinson College in Pennsylvania Examines Its Historical Ties to Slavery

The final report of the Dickinson & Slavery Initiative recommends “a deliberative process” for improving the commemoration of the college’s ties to slavery and anti-slavery, including consideration for renaming some buildings on campus that have been honoring former slaveholders.

New Administrative Posts for Nine 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.

A Trio of African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Anthony C. Nelson has been chosen as the next dean of the School of Business at North Carolina Central University. George H. Stroud was appointed dean of students at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and Lemuel W. Watson was named dean of the School of Education at Indiana University.

Two African American Men Named to Dean of Students Posts

St. Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City has named Leonard Brown as dean of students. Alex Vasquez was appointed dean of students at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Dickinson College Apologizes for 1940s Racial Slight

Patricia Shaw Iverson, the only daughter of the college's first Black woman alumna, was admitted to the college but was not permitted to live on campus.

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