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Five Black Leaders Appointed to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of African American who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@JBHE.com.

In Memoriam: Antoinette Candia-Bailey, 1974-2024

Antoinette Candia-Bailey was vice president for student affairs at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Before joining Lincoln University in May 2023, she was vice president of student affairs, chief diversity officer, and Title IX coordinator at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

A Trio of New African American Deans

Shirley Hymon-Parker will lead the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University as interim dean. William H. Whitaker Jr. has been named dean of South Carolina State University’s Honors College and DeNeia Thomas is the new dean of the College of Professional Studies at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Seven HBCUs Receive NextGen Grants From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a $262.5 million investment in institutions of higher education to foster the next generation of diverse agricultural professionals across the nation. Among the grantees are seven historically Black universities.

Three African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to Provost Positions at Universities

Stevie Lawrence II has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Farrell J. Webb is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, and Ricardo Phipps is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Four African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Eugene Diggs II is the new director of bands at Lincoln University in Missouri and Wendy Wallace was appointed director of civic engagement at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Wendy Wallace was appointed director of civic engagement at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and Margaret Dismond Martin is the new chief of staff for the president of Virginia Union University.

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.

A Quartet of Black Administrators in New Higher Education Roles

Taking on new administrative duties are Antoinette Candia-Bailey at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, Javier McCoy at West Virginia University, Adell Brown at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Renae Myles Payne at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Five African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Rico Munn at Colorado State University, Monika Williams Shealey of Rowan University in New Jersey, Renarde D. Earl at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, Natasha Hutson at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Misty Nunn at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Four African Americans to Dean Positions

The frican American appointed to dean positions are Douglas LaVergne at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, Alma Littles at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Dorothy E. Mosby at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and Michael Bradford at the University of California, Davis.

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.

Three African Americans Who Have Been Selected for New Administrative Posts at Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Jerel Drew at Clark Atlanta University, Stephanie Rogers at Dillard University in New Orleans, and April Robinson was appointed executive director of human resources at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts

Taking on new duties are Curtis Burton at Lincoln University in Missouri, Tracy Worthy at Winston-Salem State University, J. Rex Tolliver at the University of South Carolina, Joy Hill at Virginia Union Unversity, Constance Cannon Frazier at Dillard University in New Orleans, Hampton Cantrell at Caltech, and A. Roxanne Gregg at the University of Nortre Dame.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Seven Black Americans in Higher Education Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts

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.

Seven African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Derrick Magee at North Carolina Central University, Qubieinique Greer at Lincoln University (Missouri), Rosemonde Pierre-Louis at New York University, Michael Grant at Talladega College, Roy Gifford at Cleveland State University, Ronald Higgins at Yale, and Todd Campbell at Delta State University.

Six Black Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative roles are Richard Cross at Lincoln University in Missouri, Madeline Brown at North Carolina A&T State University, Joe Leonard at Howard University, Birma Gaino at Clemson University, Courtney Cadore at Dillard University in New Orleans, and Shawn Odom at Winston-Salem State University.

Six African American Who Have Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

Taking on new duties are Jeremy Faulk at Lincoln University in Missouri, Edvige Jean-François, at Georgia State University, Wendell Philips at Fayetteville State University, Monique Michelle Dozier at the University of California, Riverside, Rodney L. Demery at Grambling State University, and Nakita Haynie at the University of Kansas.

In Memoriam: Henry Givens Jr. 1931-2021

Dr. Givens served as president of Harris Stowe for 32 years until his retirement in 2011. Under his leadership, the university tripled its student population, grew from one building with only one degree to eight facilities and 14-degree programs.

The Nation’s First Police Academy at a Historically Black College or University

The Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has approved the establishment of a police academy at historically Black Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

In Memoriam: Russell Boone, 1921-2020

In 1960, Russell Boone was appointed director of university bands at Mississippi Valley State University. During his tenure, the band was the first ensemble from a historically Black college or university to play in the Rose Bowl parade. The band also played in the inaugural parade for President Richard Nixon in 1969.

Lincoln University in Missouri Facing Significant Drop in Enrollments

Lincoln University, the historically Black educational institution in Jefferson City, Missouri, is warning of steep enrollment declines this fall in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the upcoming fall semester, 510 students have enrolled so far — down 25 percent from last year's 676 at this time.

Study Finds That HBCUs Get Shortchanged in Traditional College Rankings

A new study led by Precious M. Hardy, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the University of Missouri, find that HBCUs do quite well in comparison to predominantly White colleges in the performance of their students when socioeconomic factors of the students are the same.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 13 Black Administrators

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Jerald Jones Woolfolk Appointed President of Lincoln University in Missouri

Dr. Woolfolk currently serves as vice president for student affairs and enrollment at the State University of New York Oswego. Earlier, she was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Mississippi Valley State University.

Eight Black Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Missouri Makes Amends to Journalist Denied University Admission in 1939

In 1939, Lucile Bluford, who was a graduate of the University of Kansas and an accomplished journalist, applied to and was accepted at the Missouri School of Journalism. When she arrived on campus she was not permitted to enroll due to the color of her skin.

Fisk University in Nashville Announces the Selection of Its Sixteenth President

Currently, Dr. Kevin Rome is president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Before taking on this role in 2013, Dr. Rome was vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Lincoln University of Missouri Reactivates History Degree Programs

Last summer, Lincoln University in Missouri suspended it bachelor's degree programs in history for three years while it considered revising or eliminating the programs. Now, the university has decided to reinstate the degree programs for the fall 2017 semester.

Debra Foster Greene to Serve as Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Dr. Greene has been a faculty member at the university for 20 years and served for eight years as chair of the department of history, political science, and philosophy. She will serve as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs.

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.

Nine HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges

Under the arrangement, students who graduate from any of California's community colleges with a grade point average of 2.5 or above will be admitted to one of the nine HBCUs as juniors.

Lincoln University of Missouri Signs Partnership With a Korean University

The agreement with the Korea National University of Transportation will create faculty and student exchanges between the two universities and increase research opportunities for scholars at each institution.

Lincoln University of Missouri Names Its Next President

Kevin D. Rome, currently vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at North Carolina Central University in Durham, will become the 19th president of Lincoln University of Missouri on June 1.

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.

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