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Six African Americans Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative post are John Blackshear at the University of Rochester in New York, Chris Allen at the University of Southern California, Steven White at Wilberforce University in Ohio, Bettina Mozie at South Carolina State University, Michael Harper at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Thelma Ford Sojourner at Voorhees University in Denmark, South Carolina.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Black Administrators

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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Five African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Tyron Clinton at South Carolina State University, Kamala Green at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Theodore B. Callier at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Ron Brade at Xavier University in New Orleans, and Ludwig P. Gaines at Talladega College in Alabama.

Seven HBCUs Receive NextGen Grants From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a $262.5 million investment in institutions of higher education to foster the next generation of diverse agricultural professionals across the nation. Among the grantees are seven historically Black universities.

Seven African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative roles are Nick Bates at Boston University, Reinell Thomas-Myers at South Carolina State University, Joel Munza at Xavier University in New Orleans, Alisia Kirkwood at Long Beach Community College in California, Rashad Cockrell at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, and Robert Raines at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Three Black Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed University Deans

Pamela McCauley will be the next dean of the School of Engineering at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Cheryl Blackman was named dean of the College of Professional Studies at Bowie State University in Maryland and M. Evelyn Fields has been appointed dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at South Carolina State University.

John Dozier Appointed the Twenty-First President of Columbia College in South Carolina

Dr. Dozier has been serving as community and equity officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before taking on that role in 2020, he was chief diversity officer and senior associate provost at the University of South Carolina and president of Kennedy-King College in Chicago.

The University of South Carolina’s First Building Named to Honor an African American

The University of South Carolina has renamed a residence hall to honor Celia Dial Saxon, who was born enslaved in 1857 but later had a 57-year career as an educator in South Carolina. Saxon attended the Normal School on the University of South Carolina campus when it was integrated during Reconstruction.

Three African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions

Albert Bimper was appointed executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas. Ruth A. Hodges has been named dean of the library and information services at South Carolina State University and Justin R. Smith was appointed dean of students at Goucher College in Baltimore.

Three African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions

Albert Bimper was appointed executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas. Ruth A. Hodges has been named dean of the library and information services at South Carolina State University and Justin R. Smith was appointed dean of students at Goucher College in Baltimore.

A Quartet of Black Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Universities

The four African American women hired to new administrative positions are Marcia Walker-McWilliams at Tulane University in New Orleans, Felicia L. McMillan at South Carolina State University, Endia DeCordova at Morgan State University in Baltimore, and Melissa Hodge-Penn at North Carolina A&T State University.

A Quartet of Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Positions or Duties

Taking on new roles are Barnard A. Jones at St. John's University in Staten Island, New York, Artha Gillis, at the University of California, Los Angeles, Terry-Ann Jones at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and David Staten at South Carolina State University.

Two African Americans Appointed Provosts at Historically Black State Universities

Frederick Evans was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Carolina State University and Dimetri Horner is the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.

A New Dean for the College of Business and Information Systems at South Carolina State

Matthew Waritay Guah has served as chair of the business administration and information systems department since 2014. His primary research focuses on business systems in healthcare organizations toward reforming healthcare delivery processes and performance evaluation.

IBM Names Six HBCUs Where It Will Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

Cybersecurity Leadership Centers will be established at North Carolina A&T State University, Southern University System, Clark Atlanta University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Morgan State University, and South Carolina State University.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

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.

South Carolina’s Seven HBCUs to All Debut Institutes of Innovation and Information

The South Carolina General Assembly appropriated $18 million toward the development of educational institutes at each of South Carolina's seven HBCUs. Each institute was established with specific focuses and disciplines united to increase opportunities and exposure for their student bodies and the surrounding community.

Six African American Scholars Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Robert N. Garner at Benedict College in South Carolina, T. Camille Martin-Thomsen at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Marvin Lynn at the University of Colorado Denver, Amani Jennings at Bowie State University in Maryland, Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes at the University of Michigan, and Mary M. White at South Carolina State University.

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.

IBM to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers at Six Historically Black Universities

IBM will develop for each HBCU a customized IBM Security Learning Academy portal. The six participating HBCUs are Clark Atlanta University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, South Carolina State University, Southern University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

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.

Four Scholars Honored for Their Book on Educating African American Children

George Johnson of South Carolina State University, Gloria Boutte of the University of South Carolina, Joyce King of Georgia State University, and Lagarrett King of the University at Buffalo are being honored by the Society of Professors of 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.

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.

Six African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to administrative posts are Lydia G. Sermons at Spelman College in Atlanta, Roderick Johnson at Virginia Union University, Katrina Poe at Mississippi State University, Austin Jamar Banks at the University of Colorado, Elizabeth Horton at South Carolina State University, and Latonia Garrett at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Two African Americans Who Have Been Named to Serve as Deans

Stephen L. Ball has been appointed dean of students at Harvard Law School and Lakesia Tucker has been appointed acting dean of the College of Graduate & Professional Studies at South Carolina State University.

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Daniel T. Okoli at the University of California, Merced, Stacy Gregg at South Carolina State University, Toni Mooney Smith at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Anthony Morgan at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative duties are Toya Corbett at the University of Virginia, Josiah J. Sampson, III at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Manica J. Finch at South Carolina State University, Pierre D. Joanis at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Akirah J. Bradley-Armstrong at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Ava Willis-Barksdale at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new duties or assigned to new positions are Lisa M. Anderson at the Graduate School at Arizona State University, Eve Dunbar at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, David Staten at South Carolina State University, and Monica Peek at the University of Chicago.

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 American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Jullet Davis Weaver will be the dean of the Blair College of Health at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, effective March 1, 2022, and Evelyn Fields has been appointed acting dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at South Carolina State University.

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 Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

The five Black faculty members taking on new duties are Judith Green McKenzie at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Frederick Evans at South Carolina State University, Jennifer Swann at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Ruth Opara at Syracuse University in New York, and Bocar Ba at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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