Tag: Mississippi College

Jennifer Wallace Elected President of the Association of Teacher Educators

Dr. Wallace's appointment makes her the first alumna and employee of a historically Black college or university to serve as the association's president. She is an alumna of both Alcorn State University and Jackson State University, where she currently teaches in the College of Education.

Keith Elder Appointed President of Saint Xavier University

"I am honored to serve as the next president of Saint Xavier University and look forward to working with this remarkable student-centered, mission-focused community," said Dr. Elder, currently the executive vice president at Mississippi College.

Marcus L. Thompson Named the Thirteenth President of Jackson State University

Dr. Thompson has more than 20 years of leadership experience in early childhood, K-12 education, and higher education. He has been serving as the deputy commissioner and chief administrative officer of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, where for over a decade he has been responsible for overseeing IHL staff.

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.

Bringing Brown v. Board of Education Out of Retirement

In 1954, a unanimous Supreme Court in the case Brown v. Board of Education called for the desegregation of public schools that were segregated as a matter of law. But Brown never became all that it could be.

Higher Education: Putting Our Children on the Bus to Success

Professor Angela Mae Kupenda of the Mississippi College of Law offers a commentary on parents' and other caregivers' responsibility to put African American children on the path to success through higher education.

Six African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Funmi Ojetayo at Florida A&M, Derrick E. Echoles at Mississippi College, Cheryl Johnson at Kansas State, Binti Harvey at Scripps College, Lesia Crumpton-Young at Tennessee State, and Martella M. Nelson at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

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