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Bill Pink Chosen as the Next President of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan

Dr. Pink has been serving as president of Grand Rapids Community College since May 2017. Earlier, he was vice president and dean at the college. Dr. Pink is scheduled to become the nineteenth president of Ferris State University on July 1.

Anthony Ponder Selected to Be the Next Provost at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio

Dr. Ponder has been serving as dean of the Science, Mathematics & Engineering Division at the college. He first started working at the college in 1991 as an instructor in the mathematics department. He earned tenure in 1996 and was promoted to the rank of full professor in 2005.

Sean Huddleston Named President of Martin University in Indianapolis

Currently, Huddleston is vice president for inclusion and equity at the University of Indianapolis. He was the chief officer for diversity, inclusion, and community engagement at Framingham State University in Massachusetts. Huddleston will begin as president of Martin University on March 25, 2019.

Two Black Male Scholars Appointed to Positions as Dean at State Universities

Peter Aghimien is the new dean of the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University in Houston and Lincoln Gibbs was named interim dean of the College of Health Professions at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

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.

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia Opens at Ferris State University

The new $1.3 million, 3,300-square-foot museum's collection includes more than 9,000 artifacts.

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