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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has formed the Action Collaborative on Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech. This joint initiative aims to provide evidence-based insights and recommendations to enhance the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women of color in the tech industry.
Kimberly Battle-Walters Denu was named provost at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, effective August 1 and Dorothy Campbell was appointed interim provost and chief academic officer at New Mexico State University.
Gwenda Richburg Greene is the founding dean of Graduate Studies, Continuing Education, and Integrative Learning at Voorhees College. Henrietta Williams Pichon was named interim dean College of Health, Education and Social Transformation at New Mexico State University, and Versie Johnson-Mallard was named dean of the College of Nursing at Kent State University.
Here is this week’s listing of Black faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.
Evelyn L. Ashley has been named dean of students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Henrietta Williams Pichon, an associate professor of educational leadership and administration, was appointed interim dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University.
Clara Belle Drisdale Williams' professors did not allow her inside the lecture room because she was African American. She took notes while standing in the hallway. When she graduated in 1937 at the age of 51, she was not permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Appointed to new posts are Eddie Ellis at Allen University, Gena Jones at New Mexico State University, Dana Patterson at Western Carolina University, Sam D. Burston at Clark Atlanta University, Milton Overton at Kennesaw State University, and Brittany Davis-Green at Mississippi Valley State University.
Cheryl Harrelson has stepped down as vice president for advancement at New Mexico State University and Elfred Anthony Pinkard has retired as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.
Edwin Fohtung, an assistant professor of physics at New Mexico State University, was named the 2015 Rosen Scholar by the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The designation comes with $150,000 in grant money to fund Dr. Fohtung's research.
Clarence Fielder taught in the Las Cruces, New Mexico, public schools for 32 years and taught African American history at New Mexico State University from 1970 to 2010.
Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago. He served as provost at DePaul from 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he was associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
Osman Alawiye is dean of the School of Education at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago.
H. Prentice Baptiste is a Distinguished Achievement Professor in the College of Education at New Mexico State University. He will serve as president-elect for two years before becoming president in 2016.
Dr. Boston has served as athletics director at New Mexico State University for the past 10 years. Earlier in his academic career he was director of athletics at the University of Minnesota, where he also served as vice president for student affairs.
Dr. Adera, a native of Ethiopia, was the dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Earlier he was a professor of epidemiology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
The appointees are Cheryl Harrelson at New Mexico State University, Claude Poux at the Harvard College Observatory and Ferentz Lafargue at Williams College in Massachusetts.
Currently, Cheryl Harrelson is the associate vice president for annual and special gifts, stewardship, and special events for the Washington State University Foundation.
Pervis Atkins' number 27 football uniform was retired but was briefly "unretired" on Saturday so the university could present a uniform jersey to Garrey Carruthers, the 27th president of the university.
The honorees are Archie Wade, a retired professor of kinesiology at the University of Alabama, Adriel Hilton of Grand Valley State University, and John Idowu of New Mexico State University.
Four African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.
Four black scholars receive acclaim.