Tag: Framingham State University

Three Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles relating to diversity are Edward Antonio at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, Jennifer Hamer at Pennsylvania State University, and Jeffrey Coleman at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.

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.

Framingham State University to Honor its First Black Graduate: Mary Miles Bibb

After graduating in 1843, Bibb went on to become one of the first African American woman teachers on the continent. She opened several schools for Black children during a 23-year teaching career in Canada. The university will rename a residence hall in her honor.

Framingham State University to Honor Its First Black Graduate

Mary Miles Bibb graduated from the Massachusetts State Normal School in Lexington in 1843, The school later became Framingham State University. The university plans to name a residence hall in her honor.

Two Incidents of Racial Hate at Framingham State University

Racial slurs were found on posters hanging in a residence hall at Framingham State University in Massachusetts. Two days later a racial slur was written in marker on the dormitory room door of two African American students.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative positions are Yvette Gullatt, Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Sean Huddleston, Naisha Bradley, James Paine, Barry L. Wells, and Tonya R. Hines.

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