Tag: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Three African American Male Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Universities

Howard Rambsy II was named a Distinguished Research Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Alfred L. Parks was named a Regents Professor at Prairie View A&M University in Texas and Selwyn Vickers, dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham medical school, has been given the added duties of CEO of the UAB Health System.

James T. Minor Appointed Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Minor most recently served as assistant vice chancellor and senior strategist in the Office of the Chancellor at California State University. Prior to his post at California State University, Dr. Minor served as deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. He will begin his new job on March 1.

Four African Americans Taking on New Positions as Diversity Officers

Appointed to posts in diversity, equity, and inclusion are Christopher Manning at the University of Southern California, Jessica Harris at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Matthew C. Chaney at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Roderick J. Gilbert at the University of Pennsylvania.

Three African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Jomaira Salas Pujols will be joining the sociology faculty at Bard College in New York. Professor Morris Taylor was named vice chancellor for administration at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Alani Hicks-Bartlett is a new assistant professor at Brown University.

New Administrative Posts 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.

Three Black Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Lesley Lokko has been appointed dean of the School of Architecture at the City College of New York. Vanessa Lovelace will be the dean at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and Robin L. Hughes will be dean of the School of Education at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

“White Racial Literacy Project” Aims to Involve More White People in Racial Equity Conversations

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis has launched a new initiative, called the White Racial Literacy Project. The effort aims to get White students more involved in conversations about racial equity.

Gloria Gibson to Be Inaugurated as the Seventh President of Northeastern Illinois University

Before being named president at Northeastern Illinois University, Dr. Gibson was senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Earlier, she was a professor of communication and executive vice president and provost at the University of Northern Iowa.

One African American Among the Five Finalists for President of Fairmont State University

Robert C. Mock is the former president of the Charlotte campus of Johnson & Wales University. Previously, he was vice president for student affairs at the University of Kentucky.

Record Student Diversity at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

There are now 1,869 African Americans enrolled at SIUE. This is the highest number in university history. Blacks make up 13.4 percent of the student body.

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