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The new appointees are Monica Boyd, Stephen L. McDaniel, Alan Robertson Sr., Tanya Freeman, Tara A. Brooks, Brandon P. Brown, Marcus Clark, Ashiwel Undieh, and Scott Jackson Dantley.
As was the case last year, Spelman College in Atlanta was ranked as the nation's best HBCU. Morehouse College in Atlanta and Howard University in Washington, D.C. held the second and third spots. In last year's rankings, Howard was second and Morehouse was third.
Randal Jelks, associate professor of American studies and African American studies at the University of Kansas, has been awarded the 2013 Lillian Smith Book Award for his biography of long-time Morehouse College president Benjamin Elijah Mays.
The new appointees are Keeley M. Powell at the University of Delaware, Clifford Russell at Morehouse College in Atlanta, and Aaron James at Grambling State University in Louisiana.
Leroy Keith Jr served as the eighth president of Morehouse College in Atlanta from 1987 to 1994. Now, nearly two decades after his retirement, the college's board of trustees is bestowing on him the title of president emeritus.
Since 1997, Garikai Campbell has served on the mathematics faculty at Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia. He has also been associate dean of academic affairs, acting dean of students, and associate vice president for strategic planning at Swarthmore.
Alvin Thornton of Howard University was named the alumnus of the year by Morehouse College. Harvey Fields received an award for distinguished service from Washington University for his efforts to ensure the academic success of undergraduate students.
This year there are 21 graduates from Howard University in Washington, D.C., working in the Peace Corps. Since the Peace Corps was established in 1961, 204 Howard graduates have served.
The foundation now has 33 educational institution partners and supports nearly 300 high-achieving students at these institutions with full-ride scholarships. Morehouse is the first HBCU to benefit from the Stamps scholarship program.
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.
Dr. Wilson currently serves as the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black College and Universities. He will begin his new role in January.
Employees will have to take up to five unpaid furlough days through the remainder of the year. Other budget cuts will be made and fewer part-time faculty members will be hired for the spring semester.
Among historically Black colleges and universities Howard University in Washington, D.C., had the most graduates serving in the Peace Corps with 17.
Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chair of Econet Wireless, has established the Ambassador Andrew Young International Scholars program.
All 10 Black male students from Milwaukee public high schools will receive full, four-year scholarships to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta.
The grants ranging from $800,000 to $1.4 million will assist these schools in their efforts to create more engaging science classes.
Welson Jackson has more than a quarter-century of experience in higher education administration, most recently as special assistant to the president at Morehouse College.
There are 18 KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) high schools across the United States and about two thirds of all KIPP students are African Americans.
Kendra Preer, Ron Thomas, and Lisa Jackson are the honorees.
He will take a sabbatical leave from Morehouse and return as a Distinguished Professor and President Emeritus.
Players from HBCUs will be able to showcase their talent for professional scouts.
Either Beverly Edmond, William B. Bynum Jr., and Robert Jennings will replace retiring Ivory V. Nelson as president.
Spelman is the highest-rated black college or university according to new national rankings.
Spelman College and Morehouse College are participating in a five-year, $18.5 million grant program to work on robotic devices that interface with the human nervous system.