Tag: Wheaton College

Renée T. White Appointed the Next Provost at The New School in New York City

Dr. White comes to The New School from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where she has served as provost and a professor of sociology since 2016. Previously she was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Simmons University in Boston from 2011 to 2016.

University of Richmond President Announces His Intention to Step Down

Ronald A. Crutcher became the tenth president of the University of Richmond in 2015. He also serves as a professor of music at the university. When a successor takes the helm, Dr. Crutcher will take a sabbatical and then return to the faculty as a university professor.  

In Memoriam: Rodney Kelvin Sisco, 1964-2018

Sisco was a 1984 graduate of Wheaton College, earning a bachelor's degree in sociology and Christian education. He joined the staff at the college after graduation and remained a member of the Wheaton community for the rest of his life.

New Administrative Posts for Seven African Americans 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.

Halloween Horrors: Students Put on Racist Costumes at Several Colleges and Universities

It seems like every Halloween there are numerous incidents of college students dressing in racially insensitive costumes. This year is no different.

Vanessa Sheared Appointed Dean of Education at the University of the Pacific

For the past decade Dr. Sheared has been serving as dean of the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento. Earlier, she served on the faculty at San Francisco State University.

Students Appeared in KKK Uniforms at Wheaton College

Football players at Wheaton College in Illinois participating in an off-season team-building event, presented a skit that had team members dressed up in Ku Klux Klan uniforms and carrying Confederate flags.

The Next President of the University of Richmond

Dr. Crutcher currently is the co-chair of Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP). From 2004 to 2014, Dr. Crutcher was president of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.

Two African American Men Named to Dean of Students Posts

St. Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City has named Leonard Brown as dean of students. Alex Vasquez was appointed dean of students at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Nontombi Naomi Tutu Wins Social Justice Award

Nontombi Naomi Tutu, a student at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, received the Otis Social Justice Award from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.

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