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Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Mark Henderson, Andrea Ferguson and Sheila Johnson-Willis are named to new posts.

Two African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

William Broussard was named athletics director at Southern University and Shanda Lewis Cargile is the new EEO officer at Jackson State University.

Professor Dollye Robinson Honored for 60 Years of Service to Jackson State University

The university has bestowed the title of dean emerita on Dr. Robinson who first joined the music department faculty in 1952.

A Trio of African Americans Receive Awards

Kendra Preer, Ron Thomas, and Lisa Jackson are the honorees.

Seven African Americans Who Will Be Taking on New Duties

Here is news of seven new appointments of African Americans to posts in the academic arena.

Bus Tour for Diversity In Medicine to Stop at Five HBCUs

At each school visited, about 150 students will participate in a full-day program where they will learn how to succeed in pursuing a medical career.

New University Positions for a Half Dozen African Americans

Here is news of six African Americans who are assuming new duties in higher education.

New Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

Maria Baxter-Nuamah, Stephen Ekunwe, and Aunjanue Ellis have received appointments.

Notable Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Jackson State Professor Wins Role on a New Television Series

Yohance Myles will appear in at least 11 episodes in a series on the USA Network.

The National Yo-Yo Champ Is a Student at an HBCU

Harold Owens III, a native of Indiana, is a student at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

In Memoriam: Rose Embly McCoy (1914-2011)

She served on the Jackson State University faculty for more than 35 years.

Grants and Gifts

This week’s grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.

Grants and Gifts

This week's grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.

Jackson State University Opens Commercial Art Gallery

The gallery will feature local and national artists and works from the university's permanent collection.

Mark G. Hardy Named Provost at Jackson State University

Dr. Hardy has been serving as dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Jackson State.

Two African-American Women Join the Predominantly Male Club of Athletics Directors at Division I Universities

Nationwide less than 10 percent of all athletic directors at the NCAA's Division I colleges and universities are women. But recently two historically black universities named women to lead their athletics programs.

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