Tag: University of West Georgia

Said Sewell Named Eleventh President of Morris College in South Carolina

Dr. Sewell is a three-time HBCU graduate with an extensive background in HBCU leadership, most recently serving as chief academic officer at the Atlanta University Center Consortium. He has held previous executive leadership roles with Morehouse College, Lincoln University, and Fort Valley State University.

Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus Names Its New Provost

Jill Drake had served in the role on an interim basis for only a month when her appointment to the post on a permanent basis was made. Previously, she was associate vice president for academic affairs and a professor of education at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton.

Nina Gilbert to Direct the Center for Excellence in Education at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Dr. Gilbert is the former senior advisor on education reform for the Morehouse Research Institute. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Morehouse College and at the Tift College of Education at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven Black Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of news of African Americans who have been appointed to administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Neal Lester to Be Honored by the Modern Language Association

Neal A. Lester is the Foundation Professor of English and the founding director of Project Humanities at Arizona State University. He is being honored for his exceptional service to the profession of English.

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