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Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointments are Courtney Phillips at Louisiana State University, Pamela Richardson at Hampton University, Shani Crayton at Alabama State University, James Ham at North Carolina Central University, and Caroline Ebanks at Columbia University.

In Memoriam: Norman B. Anderson, 1955-2024

Dr. Anderson was the assistant vice president for research and academic affairs at Florida State University at the time of his death. He had an extensive career in clinical psychology, which led him to become the first African American chief executive officer of the American Psychological Association.

In Memoriam: Paul F. Bitting, 1945-2024

In 1989, Dr. Bitting joined the faculty of the College of Education at North Carolina State University where he taught until his retirement in 2016 as an associate professor. From 2006 to 2007, he served as the college's assistant dean for diversity.

Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Grants were awarded to Howard University, North Carolina Central University, Clark Atlanta University, and Wiley University.

North Carolina Central University Announces Plans for Architectural Design Degree Program

North Carolina Central University is offering its first two courses in architectural design this semester. Over the course of the next five to ten years, the university plans to progress the program from a concentration or minor in architecture to a fully-developed four-year bachelor's program, which would be the first of its kind at an HBCU.

Study Analyzes Racial Financial Inequality In America By State

A new study from WalletHub has reviewed the racial wealth gaps across the United States by analyzing data for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

North Carolina Central University Chancellor to Step Down in June

Dr. Johnson Akinleye joined NCCU as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs in February 2014, then assumed the role of acting chancellor in August 2016 and interim chancellor in December 2016, before his appointment as chancellor in 2017.

A Trio of African American Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

The three Black scholars in new roles are Nikia A. Laurie at North Carolina Central University, Christopher Freeburg at the University of Illinois, and Dawn M. Turner at Oakwood University in Alabama.

Six Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Imani Perry at Harvard University, Tyrone McKinley Freeman at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Alisha Butler at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, Gordon Ibeanu at North Carolina Central University, Linda Lausell Bryant in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, and Andrea Dawn Frazier at Columbus State University in Georgia

New Administrative Duties for Five African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative assignments are Joel T. Faison at North Carolina Central University, Gwendolyn Caples at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Desireé Honoré Thomas at the Southern University System, Reginald Holt at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, and Karen M. Carty at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Five Black Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Jermaine Rolle at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, Rita L. Walters at Montclair State University in New Jersey, Juan McGruder at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Lucreta Tribune at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and LaMarcus D. Howard at North Carolina Central University.

Four Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Royel Johnson of the University of Southern California, Karen Keaton Jackson at North Carolina Central University, Aaron Allen at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Corcoran Holt at the Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre.

Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Shantay Bolton at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Jovan Alexander Wilson at North Carolina Central University, Aristide J. Collins Jr. at the Strada Education Foundation in Indianapolis, and Robin Whitfield at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Four African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Patricia Timmons-Goodson at North Carolina Central University, Badia Ahad at Oxford College of Emory University in Atlanta, Brittini Brown at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and Tiyahri Wilson at Texas Southern University in Houston.

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.

Five Black Scholars Appointed Endowed Professors at North Carolina Central University

The five scholars appointed to endowed chairs at North Carolina Central University are Gladys Mitchell-Walthour in political science, Jonathan Livingston in psychology, Zelda Lockhart in language and literature, Lydia Lindsey is history, and Charles Williams in art and design.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five African Americans

Taking on new administrative duties are Omar O. Bell at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, Dana McPherson at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Michael Newby at North Carolina Central University, Carol Ash at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis, and Shareese Williams at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

North Carolina Central University to Offer New Digital Filmmaking Concentration

The new concentration starting this coming fall will provide majors with a foundation for entry into the filmmaking and digital storytelling fields, including producing, directing, editing, cinematography, production design, and sound with an emphasis on storytelling as a function of narrative communication.

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.

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.

Todd Clark Appointed Dean of Delaware Law School at Widener University

Clark is currently serving as senior associate dean of academic affairs and a tenured law professor at St. Thomas University College of Law in Miami Gardens, Florida. He will become dean of the Delaware Law School on July 1.

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.

Tressie McMillan Cottom Is the Winner of the Gittler Prize from Brandeis University

The Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize was created in 2007 by the late Professor Joseph B. Gittler to recognize outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic, and/or religious relations. The annual award includes a $25,000 prize and a medal.

Montrale Boykin Is the New Leader of the Graduate School at Winston-Salem State University

Since 2012, Dr. Boykin has served as the co-chairperson of the department of health care management in the School of Health Sciences at the university. He first joined the staff at the university in 2006.

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.

North Carolina Central University to Offer a New Master’s Degree Program in Jazz Studies

Students who enroll in the new degree program will have their choice of two tracks – Performance or Composition and Arranging. Once the program launches next summer, NCCU will be the only historically Black college or university in North Carolina with an online master's degree program in jazz studies and one of only a few in the country.

In Memoriam: Brian Horton, 1976-2022

Brian Horton was an assistant professor in the department of music at North Carolina Central University and director of the university’s jazz studies program and the NCCU Jazz Ensemble

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.

Two African Americans Selected as Leaders of Law Schools

Tamara F. Lawson has been named to the Toni Rembe Endowed Deanship of the University of Washington’s School of Law and Malik Edwards was appointed interim dean of the School of Law at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Seven African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Derrick Magee at North Carolina Central University, Qubieinique Greer at Lincoln University (Missouri), Rosemonde Pierre-Louis at New York University, Michael Grant at Talladega College, Roy Gifford at Cleveland State University, Ronald Higgins at Yale, and Todd Campbell at Delta State University.

In Memoriam: James E. Newton 1941-2022

Dr. Newton joined the faculty at the University of Delaware in 1972 as an assistant professor of education. The following year he became associate professor and director of the Black American Studies Program.

In Memoriam: Browne C. Lewis, 1962-2022

Browne C. Lewis, dean of the North Carolina Central University School of Law, died on June 2 while attending a conference in Colorado. She was 60 years old.

In Memoriam: Arnold Euriel George, 1952-2022

George joined NCCU in 1991 as an instructor and served the university and music department for 31 years, where he played an instrumental role in building the Jazz Studies Program. His primary instrument was the alto saxophone but he also was an excellent pianist.

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.

Seven African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Stephen W. Fusi at North Carolina Central University, Christina K. Brogdon at Michigan State, Christine Lovely at the University of California, Davis, Tyron L. Clinton at South Carolina State, Pamela Baldwin at Fayetteville State, Antonion Fletcher at Fort Valley State, and Dena Freeman-Patton at Morgan State.

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