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Mississippi Valley State University Names Two Women to Academic Affairs Posts

Constance Bland was appointed vice president for academic affairs at Mississippi Valley State University and Kathie Stromile Golden was named associate vice president for academic affairs.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Sharon Beverly at the College of New Jersey, Joslyn DiPasalegne at South Carolina State, August Washington at Vanderbilt, Blake Gaines at Mississippi Valley State, and Aaron Taylor of Saint Louis University.

Five African Americans Appointed to New Higher Education Posts

The new appointees are Rodney McClendon at the University of California, Riverside, Georj Lewis at Armstrong Atlantic State, Jacqueline Jenkins at LIM College, Ingrid Hayes at Spelman College and Jerryl Briggs at Mississippi Valley State.

Two African American Women in New Administrative Leadership Posts

Dianthia Ford-Kee was named director of athletics at Mississippi Valley State University and Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins was promoted to director of public relations at South Carolina State University.

This Week’s Roundup of New Higher Education Administrative Appointments

The new appointees are Jacqueline Gibson at Mississippi Valley State University, Maurice D. Gipson at the University of Texas, Earl Johnson at the University of Tulsa and Coreen Jackson of Tennessee State University.

William B. Bynum Jr. Named President at Mississippi Valley State University

Dr. Bynum, who holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Duke University, has been serving as vice president for enrollment management and student services at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Howard O. Gibson Named to Student Affairs Post

Howard O. Gibson is the new associate vice president for student affairs, enrollment management, and diversity at Mississippi Valley State University. He was the executive assistant to the chancellor at Baton Rouge Community College in Louisiana.

Two Mississippi HBCUs Using Local Hotels to Ease Housing Shortage

Mississippi Valley State University has leased spaced in two local hotels for the fall semester and Jackson State University has leased an entire 120-room hotel for the next nine months at a cost in excess of $800,000.

Decisions Made on the Future of Three HBCU Presidents in Mississippi

Donna Oliver of Mississippi Valley State University did not have her contract renewed. Carolyn Meyers at Jackson State University and M. Christopher Brown of Alcorn State University received four-year extensions.

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Carla Boutin-Foster, Chacona W. Johnson, Margaret Stephens, David Fryson, Jame'l Hodges, Ashley Robinson, and George Keith Martin.

One Third of All Teams Banned by the NCAA From Postseason Play Are at HBCUs

The football teams at Hampton, Texas Southern, and North Carolina A&T as well as the basketball teams at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State did not past muster on the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate.

Mississippi’s HBCUs Handed a New Recruiting Tool

The state legislature recently passed a bill that would allow public universities in the state to seek a waiver allowing them to offer in-state tuition rates to some students from other states.

Four African-American Educators Honored With Awards

The honorees are Gloria Ladson-Billings, Beverly Tatum, Patty Wilson, and Alphonso Sanders.

Faculty Senate Votes “No Confidence” in President of Mississippi Valley State University

Donna H. Oliver has led the university since January 2009.

Eight African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of African Americans who are assuming new posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Grants and Gifts

• Historically black North Carolina A&T State University and North Carolina Central University are participating in a five-year, $25 million research project to understand and...

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