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Three New Assistant Professors at Iowa State University

The College of Human Science at Iowa State University has announced the appointment of three African Americans to assistant professorships. They are Brian Burt, Christa Jackson, and Daniel Spikes.

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University in Georgia has announced that it is renaming an academic building on campus to honor the institution's sixth president Billy C. Black.

University Innovation Alliance Aims to Help Low-Income Students Earn a College Degree

The alliance of 11 large public research universities says that it will test and disseminate proven innovations in education so college and universities across the country can be more successful in retaining and graduating all students, including those from low-income families.

Iowa State University to Develop Training Program for Plant Breeders at African Universities

Walter Suza, an assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State University is leading an effort to develop online educational materials for master's degree students in plant breeding at three African universities.

Two Educators to Be Inducted Into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame

The IAAHF was founded in 1995 in Des Moines but is now located in the Black Cultural Center at Iowa State University. Since its inception, 56 members have been inducted into the IAAHF. This year two of the three new members have ties to higher education.

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Julie Graves at the University of Memphis, Martino Harmon at Iowa State University, Lonnie Brown Jr. at the University of Georgia School of Law, LaVelle Hendricks of Texas A&M University Commerce, and Deidre McRoy at Florida A&M University.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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.

Pamela Anthony Named Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Since 2003, she has been assistant dean of students at Georgia State University.

Two African Americans Are Among Four Finalists for Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Pamela Anthony of Georgia State University and Miron Billingsley of Prairie View A&M University in Texas are the two African American candidates.

Malika Jeffries-El Is a Rising Star in Academic Chemistry

She will be honored by the American Chemical Society at the group's national meeting in San Diego this March.

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