Tag: University of Maryland-Baltimore
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.
The new deans are Renée McDonald Hutchins at the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Shawn Newton at Salem State University in Massachusetts, Buffy Smith at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, Grant Hayes at the University of Central Florida, and Christopher J. King at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Taking on new roles related to diversity in higher education are Linwood B. Whitten at Alabama State University, Jerima DeWese at Queens College of the City University of New York, Aswad Allen at California State University, San Marcos, and Diane Forbes Berthoud at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
In late April, Sylvia Trent-Adams became the acting Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Trent-Adams is a 1987 graduate of Hampton University in Virginia, where she majored in nursing. She went on to earn a master's degree in nursing and health policy and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
The four Black scholars in new teaching positions are Samory Kpotufe at Princeton University, Nadine Finigan-Carr at the University of Maryland-Baltimore, Kami Chavis Simmons at Wake Forest University's School of Law, and Charlotte Braithwaite at MIT.