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Howard Spearman Named the First African American President of Rock Valley College

Most recently, Dr. Spearman served as the vice president of student affairs and chief student services officer for Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin. From 2011-2019, Dr. Spearman served in several administrative roles at Rock Valley College.

In Memoriam: James Alexander Hood, 1942-2013

Hood was one of two Black students who successfully integrated the University of Alabama in 1963. He spent only two months on a hostile campus before transferring to Wayne State University. Many years later, he returned to the University of Alabama to earn a doctoral degree.

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