Tag: Harvey Mudd College
A nationally respected leader in the field of industrial and operations engineering, Dr.Nembhard currently serves as dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa. Before coming to Iowa in 2020, Dr. Nembhard was the Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering and head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University.
Dr. Allen is professor emeritus of political philosophy at Michigan State University and dean emeritus of Michigan State's James Madison College. Earlier, he served for many years on the faculty at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.
In 2009, only three of the nation's high-ranking liberal arts colleges had entering classes that were at least 10 percent Black. This year there are seven, with another three schools close behind.
The goal of the program, initially established at the Claremont Colleges, was to encourage Black male students, who many would not expect to go to college, to excel at mathematics and other subjects so that they would be prepared for college-level work.
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.