Tag: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Taking on new administrative roles are Evan Williams at Pennsylvania State University, Jacari Henderson at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carlane Pittman-Hampton at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Jeanine A. Irons at Syracuse University in New York, and Alexis J. McLean at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York.
The two educational institutions have instituted a 3+3 dual degree program agreement for qualified college students. Successful students will have the opportunity to complete both their bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years.
Taking on new administrative roles are Kara Brown at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Jamaul Simmons at Winston-Salem State University, Renada Greer at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Michael Taylor at Southern University-Shreveport, Marsetta Lee at Talladega College, Consuella Askew at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Jay J. Ellis at Grambling State University.
Taking on new position relating to diversity, equity and inclusion are Monique L. Akassi at West Liberty University in West Virginia, Sherrica Davis-Hunt at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and Ophelie Rowe-Allen at the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
Under the agreement, Stillman College, a 761-student historically Black institution in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Law will engage in collaborative academic activities that promote a path for Stillman College students to enroll in the law school and earn their law degree.
Taking on new administrative duties are Jeffery T. Burgin Jr. at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Penya M. Moses Grambling State University in Louisiana, Timothy Thomas at the Peralta Community College District in Oakland, California, and Terri Stewart at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
Professor Marc E. Morris was named interim associate provost for academic administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Traci Griffith was named an associate professor of communications at Simmons University. Tryan L. McMickens was appointed associate professor of higher education at North Carolina Central University and Scorpio Rogers is a new vice president at Mercy College.
Tyson King-Meadows was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Julianne Malveaux has been appointed dean of the new College of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and Olusegun A. Ojewuyi will serve as interim dean for the new College of Arts and Media at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Recently hired to diversity posts are Paul Frazier at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Sylvia R. Carey-Butler at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, LaVar Charleston at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jeanne Arnold at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, and Wilmore Webley at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Yulander Wells, Jr. has been named deputy athletic director at Harvard University. Enku Gelaye was promoted to senior vice president and dean of campus life at Emory University in Atlanta and Wendell Williams will be the next associate chancellor of enrollment management at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Dr. McEwen was named interim provost at North Carolina A&T State Univerity in 2017 and provost in 2018. Earlier, she had been serving as dean of the College of Business at the university and vice provost for strategic planning and institutional effectiveness. Dr. McEwen joined the faculty at the university in 1995.
Dr. Lane served as president of Texas Southern University in Houston from 2016 to February of this year. When he takes on his new duties on July 6, he will be the first African American chancellor in the 150-year history of the Carbondale campus.
Melvin C. Terrell, vice president emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University, was selected as the recipient of the 2020 Bobby E. Leach Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award presented by NASPA. The award is named in honor of the first person of color to serve as NASPA president.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the Illinois Institute of Technology have partnered with the Oakland-based Kapor Center to launch the Illinois SMASH Academy, a 5-week, all-expenses paid STEM summer camp for high school students from underrepresented groups.
Currently, Dr. Parham serves as vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of California, Irvine. He has held that post since 2011 and has been on the university's staff for more than 30 years. Earlier, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. McEwen has served as interim provost since August 2017. Earlier, she served as dean of the College of Business and vice provost for strategic planning and institutional effectiveness at North Carolina A&T State University.
Taking on new administrative roles are Teresa Williams at Washington University in St. Louis, Antonio M. Boyle at Delaware State University, Maurice Gibson at Arkansas State University, Christopher M. Whitt at Creighton University in Omaha, and Todd S. Bryson at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Dr. McEwen has been serving as dean of the College of Business at the university since 2014. Earlier, she was vice provost for strategic planning and institutional effectiveness. Dr. McEwen joined the faculty at the university in 1995.
Dr. Thomas has been serving as dean of academic affairs at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut. The college enrolls about 3,500 students. African Americans are 36 percent of the student body.
Appointed to new administrative posts are Elizabeth Lewin at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Anthony Andrews at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York, Reginald Lewis at Rutgers University-Newark, and Robert M. Franklin at Emory University in Atlanta.
Samuel Floyd Jr. was the founder of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College in Chicago and the founder of the Black Music Research Journal.
The two Black finalists for dean of education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City are Keith B. Wilson, a professor at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Abul A. Pitre a professor at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.
The Southern Illinois University Extended Campus includes all online courses and courses taught at off-campus facilities. Dr. Savage is an associate professor and chair of the department of technology at the university.
Archaeological research conducted by scholars at Southern Illinois University Carbondale at the Hickory Hill State Historic Site in Gallitan County, Illinois, dispels local legends that a nineteenth-century estate home was the hub of a Reverse Underground Railroad.
Gerry Dozier is currently a professor and chair of the department of computer science at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from North Carolina State University.
Nathan Stephens is the new director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. For the past six years, he was the senior coordinator of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center at the University of Missouri in Columbia.
Keith B. Wilson, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been selected to receive the 2013 Virgie Winston-Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns.
Under the agreement the two universities will participate in faculty and student exchanges. Graduates of Harris-Stowe State University will be eligible for in-state tuition rate if they are accepted into graduate programs at Southern Illinois University.