Tag: University of the Virgin Islands

Three African American Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Corey D. B. Walker has been named dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Crystal Shannon has been named dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University Northwest and Colvin T. Georges Jr. was appointed dean of students for the Albert A. Sheen campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

New Administrative Duties for Five African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative assignments are Joel T. Faison at North Carolina Central University, Gwendolyn Caples at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Desireé Honoré Thomas at the Southern University System, Reginald Holt at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, and Karen M. Carty at the University of the Virgin Islands.

A Trio of African Americans Who Have Been Appointed Deans

Karen Brown was appointed dean of the School of Education at the University of the Virgin Islands. Samuel Graham, Jr. will be the next dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland and Tamika Wordlow Williams is the new dean of students at Belmont University in Nashville.

Ten African Americans Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Positions 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.

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.

The University of the Virgin Islands Unveils New Five-Year Strategic Plan

The historically Black educational institution in the U.S. territory, has recently announce a new five-year strategic plan, "Greatness Through Innovation." The goal of the new plan is to distinguish the university in the higher education community, and therefore ensure its successful future.

The University of the Virgin Islands Becomes First HBCU to Provide Free Tuition

In order to receive free tuition, students will need to have a 2.5 grade point average and be a resident of the Virgin Islands. Additionally, they will have to take part in community service projects within seven years of graduating.

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.

HBCUs Partner With the Department of Energy for the Clean Energy Consortium

The new partnership will focus on bringing solar energy to working communities, developing research in innovative technologies at HBCUs, and increasing the number of Black students pursuing degrees and careers in STEM fields.

Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Appointed to new positions are Edrel Stoneham at Victoria College in Texas, Kevin L. Williams at the University of the Virgin Islands, Jeanette Barker at North Carolina Central University in Durham, and Kimberly Morris at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Notable Honors and Awards for Five Black Scholars

The honorees are Stephan Moore of the University of the Virgin Islands, Sharon Draper, an author and retired educator, Alfred Whitesides Jr., former chair of the board at the University of North Carolina Asheville, Tanure Ojaide of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Airea D. Matthews of the University of Michigan.

Three African American Scholars Awarded Notable Honors

The honorees are David Hall, president of the University of the Virgin Islands, Fannie Gaston-Johansson, the first Black woman full professor at Johns Hopkins University, and William Cooley, former dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University.

Claflin University Appoints Its First Provost

Karl S. wright in the first provost in the 143-year history of Claflin University, an HBCU in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

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.

Latest News