Tag: University of Central Arkansas

Calvin White Jr. Appointed Provost at Arkansas State University

Currently, Dr. White is the associate dean of humanities in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He joined the University of Arkansas in 2007 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in 2013.

Why HBCU Medical Schools May Be Better for Aspiring Black Physicians

A new study by researchers at Harvard Medical School, the University of Central Arkansas, and Northwestern University, finds that Black medical students attending historically Black medical schools report a greater sense of belonging and greater confidence in their scholastic abilities than those in predominantly White medical schools.

Beronda L. Montgomery Will Be the Next Dean of Grinnell College in Iowa

Dr. Montgomery currently serves as a professor in the departments of biochemistry and molecular biology and microbiology and molecular genetics, as well as assistant vice president for research and innovation at Michigan State University. She will begin her new job on July 1.

Patricia Coats Is the New Leader of the DeSoto Center of the University of Mississippi in Southaven

Dr. Coats, who brings more than 13 years of higher education experience to the role, has been serving as assistant director of academic support services for the campus and has been employed at the university for nearly nine years. Dr. Coats previously worked for Texas A&M University at Texarkana and the University of Central Arkansas.

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.

Eight African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

New Black Studies Course Will Fulfill Core Requirement at the University of Arkansas

The African and African American studies program at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, is offering a new course, entitled "The African American Experience," that will fulfill the general core requirement in the humanities for undergraduate students.

Leading With My Vitae

Dr. Candice Dowd Barnes details her efforts to gain her students' respect and acknowledgment that she belonged in the front of the classroom.

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