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Kweisi Mfume to Chair the Board of Regents at Morgan State University

Mfume is an alumnus of the university and is a former Congressman from Maryland and the former president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Morgan State University Repeats as Champion of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Since the inception of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge in 1989, American Honda has given out more than $7 million in grants to participating historically Black colleges and universities.

Morgan State University Partners With the U.S. Navy

The agreement will enable students at Morgan State University to receive academic and career advice from Navy personnel. Students can also participate in Navy research projects.

Carolyn Hull Anderson Is the New Leader of Baltimore City Community College

Dr. Anderson was serving as an associate professor at Morgan State University but was on the faculty at Baltimore City Community College for nearly 30 years.

David Wilson Is Not Done Yet at Morgan State University

In early December, the board of regents of Morgan State University voted not to renew the contract of David Wilson who has served as president of the university since 2010. After protests from students, faculty, and alumni the board has had a change of heart.

David Wilson Shown the Door at Morgan State University

David Wilson, who has been president of Morgan State for only three years, was informed his contract would not be renewed. The board of regents appointed a member to serve as head of the transition team and announced that it would begin a search for a new president immediately.

Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new responsibilities are Verjanis Peoples at Southern University, Michael Hubbard at South Carolina State University, Victor McCrary at Morgan State University, and Delbert Foster for the Association of Extension Administrators.

Morgan State University Breaks Ground on New Home for Its Business School

The 140,000-square-foot complex will house offices and classrooms for seven academic departments. The $72 million project is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014.

Four HBCUs Join the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact

The new organization "aims to strengthen the capacity of member institutions to serve society; to enhance student learning; and to develop in individual students the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and habits of civic responsibility locally and globally."

Morgan State Scholar Named an Officer of the International Association of Black Anthropologists

Angela McMillan is an assistant professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Morgan State Professor Is the First African American President of Pi Sigma Alpha

Alice Jackson now leads the political science honor society that has 740 chapters across the United States in all 50 states.

Two Major Appointments at Morgan State University

DeWayne Wickham is the new chair of the department of communication and Kevin Banks is the new vice president for student affairs.

Honors for Two African American Educators

Angela Winstead of Morgan State University receives a teaching award for Black chemists and an endowed chair at Fayetteville State University honors Dudley Flood.

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Carlton Brown, Gerald Coleman, Kimberly Hilliard, Tijuana Hudson, Sheilah Vance, Vanidy Bailey, Patric Simon, Kevin Banks, Ron Price, and Ruffin Bell are all taking on new roles.

North Carolina Central University to Host Summer Business Academy for Teens

Twenty high school students will spend two weeks on the NCCU campus learning about business operations, visiting area corporations, and participating in other activities in an effort to show them opportunities in the field of business.

HBCUs Enter Into an Alliance With Universities in Brazil

Participating HBCUs are Hampton University, Howard University, North Carolina A&T State University and Morgan State University.

Awards for a Trio of Black Scholars

Allissa Richardson, Damien Ejigiri, and Candace Jolly are honored with prestigious awards.

Fayetteville State University Seeks to Boost Retention and Graduation Rates of Black Men

The university has set up the Bronco MILE (Male Initiative on Leadership and Excellence).

Morgan State University Wins Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

First-time winner Morgan State University received a grant of $50,000 from Honda for winning the event.

Higher Education Desegregation Case Goes to Trial in Maryland

Plaintiffs seek $2 billion for the state's four historically Black universities.

New Exhibit Celebrates Morgan State’s Pioneering Role in the Civil Rights Movement

Students at Morgan State were at the forefront of efforts to end racial segregation.

Morgan State Legend Honored by the American Football Coaches Association

Edward P. Hurt was head coach for football, basketball, and track and field. He also served as athletics director.

Notable Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Grants and Gifts

Here is this week's news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Morgan State University Undertakes a Survey of Alcohol Use on HBCU Campuses

The project is under the direction of Dr. Linda Loubert, an assistant professor of economics.

HBCUs Pitch In to Rebuild the State University of Haiti

A group of 12 historically black colleges and universities has launched a campaign to raise $12 million to help rebuild the Université d’Etat d’Haïti (State University of Haiti), which was severely damaged by an earthquake in January 2010.

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