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Two African American Scholars Win Pulitzer Prizes

Tracy K. Smith of Princeton University won the poetry prize and the late Manning Marable of Columbia University won the prize in history.

Princeton University Study Examines Link Between Socioeconomic Factors and Life Expectancy

Author Michael Geruso concludes that 80 percent of the life expectancy gap between Black men and White men is due to socioeconomic differences.

New Duties for Four Black Scholars

David Marshall, Gilbert Rochon, Nicole Shelton, and Gedeon Mudacumura are taking on new responsibilities.

A Trio of African Americans Receive Awards

Kendra Preer, Ron Thomas, and Lisa Jackson are the honorees.

A Black Scholar Awarded the National Humanities Medal

Kwame Anthony Appiah was awarded the medal by President Obama at a White House ceremony.

New Duties for Kwame Anthony Appiah

The Princeton University professor will chair the board of scholars at the nonprofit organization, Facing History and Ourselves.

New Princeton University Committee Aims to Identify Ways to Enhance Diversity

The committee will develop recommendations for strategies to attract people of color and women to positions in which they have historically been underrepresented.

Study Examines the Mental Health of Black Women Community College Students Who Lived Through Hurricane Katrina

Nearly five years after the hurricane, a third of the women still showed signs of post-traumatic stress.

Cornel West to Return to Union Theological Seminary

Dr. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary, called Professor West, "the leading public theologian of our age."

University Study Finds Wealth Plays a Role in the Racial Marriage Gap

As much as 30 percent of the marriage rate gap between blacks and whites can be explains by racial differences in wealth.

African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven black administrators are taking on new duties at colleges and universities across the nation.

Princeton’s New Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity

Michele Minter was vice president for development at The College Board.

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