Tag: University of Nevada

Erick Jones Will Be the Next Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Nevada

Dr. Jones has been serving as senior science advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the U.S. State Department. He is a former professor and associate dean for graduate studies at the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. Earlier in his career, he taught for eight years at the University of Nebraska.

The First Black Woman to Earn a Ph.D. in Judicial Studies in the United States

Dr. Tobi-Aiyemo currently resides in New York City. She retired from the Lagos State Judiciary bench in Nigeria in 2019. She began the Ph.D. program six years ago and completed her studies with a dissertation entitled “The Role of the Nigerian Judiciary in a Democracy: A Judge’s Dilemma.”

John V. White Is One of Two Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa

John V. White is acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Earlier, he was executive vice president and provost at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

A Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

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.

Blane Harding Looks for a Fresh Start at the University of Nevada Reno

The new director of the Center for Student Cultural Diversity at the University of Nevada at Reno recently resigned his post at the University of Kansas admitting frustration at the lack of progress in improving graduation rates for Black students.

Two Black Men Named to High-Level Diversity Officer Positions

Reg Chhen Stewart was promoted to chief diversity officer at the University of Nevada at Reno and Norm J. Jones, formerly dean of institutional diversity at Dickinson College, was appointed associate chief diversity officer at Harvard University.

Pamela Haney Named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Moraine Valley Community College

Dr. Haney has been serving as dean of science, business, and computer technology at the college. Previously she was faculty omsbud officer at the University of Nevada.

University of Nevada Sociologist Seeks to Foster Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

His solution is to provide widespread microfinance grants to local entrepreneurs in order to avoid governmental corruption and mismanagement.

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