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Four African Americans Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The new diversity officers are Chancey Page at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, S. Brooke Vick at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Donyale R. Padgett at Wayne State University in Detroit. and Laura Renée Chandler at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.

University of Virginia Honors Its First African American Doctoral Graduate

In 1953, Walter N. Ridley earned a doctorate from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Dr. Ridley holds the distinction of being the first African American to earn a doctoral degree from a historically white university in the South.

Desha Williams to Lead the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University

Since 2018, Dr. Williams has been serving as a professor of mathematics education and chair of the department of teacher education at Georgia College and State University. Earlier, she taught at Kennesaw State University in Georgia for 11 years.

The New Dean of Equity and Inclusion at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

Christopher Hunt was serving as associate dean of students and director of intercultural advancement at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Earlier in his career Hunt was associate director of residence life at Lafayette College.

Robert T. Palmer Named to Lead the Center for African American Research and Policy

Dr. Palmer has been serving as an associate professor and interim chair of the department of educational leadership and policy studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He joined the Howard University faculty in 2015.

Howard University Creates a New Ph.D. Program in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies

The new Ph.D. program in higher education leadership and policy studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C., will be focused on leadership of historically Black colleges and universities and other minority serving educational institutions.

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