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Four African Americans in New Teaching Roles

Appointed to new faculty positions are Marcus Amos at Voorhees College in South Carolina, Jolie Rocke Brown at Texas Southern University, Mary Ellen Hicks at Amherst College in Massachusetts, and William Hart at Macalester College in Minnesota.

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.

Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Evelyn A. Edney at Delaware State University, Glenn McIntosh at Oakland University in Michigan, Teese Brunson at Voorhees College in South Carolina, Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell at the University of Tulsa, and Rayton Sianjina at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

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.

In Memoriam: Lester B. Brown, 1929-2014

Over the course of a long career in the academic world, Dr. Brown served as the inaugural chair of the department of chemistry at Albany State University in Georgia. He later taught at Miami Dade College and held administrative posts at Voorhees College and Florida Memorial University.

Samuel Blackwell Named Chief of Staff at Voorhees College

As chief of staff, Blackwell will oversee recruitment, admissions, financial aid, and retention initiatives on the campus of the historically Black college. He has been serving as vice president for planning and information technology at the historically Black college.

Voorhees College Honors Its Founder

Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Menafee was a graduate of Tuskegee University and after moving to South Carolina wanted to start a school modeled after her alma mater.

Four African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Katrina Reynolds, Crystal Rae Coel Coleman, Tammara Durham, and Marcus Burgess are the new appointees.

African American Academic Phenom to Speak at Voorhees College Convocation

Ty Hobson-Powell is the youngest person to graduate from the University of Baltimore. Now in law school, he plans to go to medical school.

In Memoriam: E. Dean Montgomery (1951-2011)

He was executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operations officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Paul Baker Is the New Dean of Academic Affairs at Voorhees College

He was dean of social sciences at St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven black administrators are taking on new duties at colleges and universities across the nation.

The First Woman Board Chair in the 115-Year History of Historically Black Voorhees College

Mary Ellen Moule was elected chair of the board of trustees of historically black Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. She is the first woman to hold the position in the college’s 115-year history.

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