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Notable Awards for Black Scholars

The honorees are Janice R. Franklin of Alabama State University, Jack Thomas of Western Illinois University, civil rights icon Myrlie Evers-Williams, Gladius Lewis of the University of Memphis, and Isaac Crumbly of Fort Valley State University.

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Julie Graves at the University of Memphis, Martino Harmon at Iowa State University, Lonnie Brown Jr. at the University of Georgia School of Law, LaVelle Hendricks of Texas A&M University Commerce, and Deidre McRoy at Florida A&M University.

Carolyn Callahan Selected to Lead the College of Business at the University of Louisville

She is currently the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. She will be the first woman and first African American dean of the University of Louisville business school.

University of Memphis VP Honored for Addressing Multicultural Issues in Psychology

Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president of student affairs at the University of Memphis, was named Distinguished Elder by the National Multicultural Conference and Summit.

A Quartet of African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Kathey Porter at Virginia Tech, Aleczander Whitfield at Johnson C. Smith University, Karen Weddle-West at the University of Memphis, and Halima Leak at Paul Quinn College.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Notable Appointments of African Americans to Higher Education Posts

Here is this week's roundup of key appointments of African Americans at colleges and universities across the United States.

Two African American Women Scholars Taking on New Roles

Jacqueline O'Bryant joins the administration at the University of Memphis School of Law and Florida A&M professor Jennifer Taylor was appointed to the National Organic Standards Board.

Honors for Four African American College Officials

Brandon Brown, Zina McGee, Roderick McDavis, and Rosie Phillips Bingham win prestigious awards.

Albert Okunade Honored for Service to the University of Memphis

Economics professor wins the Suzanne Downs Palmer Award and a $10,000 prize.

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