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Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green has renamed a campus building to honor its first Black graduate. A residence hall on campus now bears the name of Margaret Munday, who was the first Black student to enroll at the university in 1956 and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in music and elementary education in 1960.
David C. Wilson Named Leader of the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Wilson currently serves as senior associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and is a professor of political science and psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware. He will become dean of the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley on July 1.
Livingston Alexander, president of the University of Pittsburgh campuses at Bradford and Titusville, announced that he will step down on June 30, 2018. He has been president of the Bradford campus for 14 years and added the Titusville campus to his duties in 2012.
There are more than 1,000 entries in the encyclopedia detailing African American history from frontier days to the present time. More than 150 scholars contributed to the entries in the volume.
An African American administrator had a racist note slipped under her office door and a racial slur was scratched onto to the finish of an African American student's car.
Since 2012, Dr. Ellis has been serving as chief of staff and education operations manager for the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents' School in Seoul, South Korea. Earlier she was an associate dean at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Under the program, nine colleges and universities in Kentucky and West Virginia will seek to increase the percentage of minority students in STEM disciplines by 15 percent by 2016.
The new museum is scheduled to open next summer.