Tag: Jarvis Christian University
The six African Americans in new administrative posts are Patrice Moorer at the University of West Florida, Anton Goff at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, Joy Milfort at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, Michael Ray Bradley, Jr. at Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas, Yolanda Pollard at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Jeffrey L. Clark at the University of Georgia.
A native of Booneville, Texas, Sterling applied to Texas A&M University in the early 1960s but was denied admission. But in 1963 he and two other Black students were allowed to enroll in summer sessions. There, he earned credits that went toward his bachelor's degree at historically Black Texas Southern University.
Historically Black Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas, has entered into an agreement with Tyler Junior College that will allow for seamless transition into bachelor's degree programs at the university for Tyler Junior College graduates. Tyler Junior College enrolls just under 12,000 students. Blacks make up 16 percent of the student body.
Six historically Black colleges and universities are receiving grants from the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund of the National Trust for Historial Preservation to preserve historic buildings on campus.
Cynthia Hester was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas, and Rhonda Porter was promoted to interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Albany State University in Georgia.
Since August 2012, Dr. Lee-Pruiit has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the university. Previously, she served at Mississippi Valley State University as dean of University College and was a tenured professor in the department of social work.
During his tenure, Dr. Newman has improved the educational institution's financial position, increased enrollments, and restored athletic programs. He added bachelor's degree programs and presided over the transition from a college to a university with the addition of two new master’s degrees in business and criminal justice.
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.
Taking on new administrative duties are Art Malloy at the University of North Dakota, Sheryl Huggins Salomon at New York University, Larry J. Pannell at Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas, Karen Peart at Yale University, Ka’Lisa Stanfield at Alabama A&M University, and Ndidi Akuta at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.
The new administrators are Zakiya Brown at Lincoln University in Missouri, Larz Roberts at the University of Mississippi, Quincy Rose-Sewell at Pueblo Community College in Colorado, Ashli Johnson at Howard University, Darrin Q. Rankin at Jarvis Christian Univerity, Deborah Mauristhene at Boston College, and Kendric D. Stewart at Southern Unversity.