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  • Six African Americans Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

    Six African Americans Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education (5.29.2020)

    Taking on new administrative posts are Candice Storey Lee at Vanderbilt University, Amir Henry at Winston-Salem State University, Jasmin Sessoms at Fayetteville State University, Jamal J. Myrick at the University of California, Riverside, Bruce A. Lewis at Northwestern University, and Jason Brooks at the University of Kentucky.

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  • In Memoriam: Lenwood G. Davis, 1939-2020

    In Memoriam: Lenwood G. Davis, 1939-2020 (5.29.2020)

    In 1978, Dr. Davis joined the history department faculty at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He retired from teaching in 2015.

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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (5.27.2020)

    Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

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  • Saint Louis University Honors a Pioneeering Black Faculty Member

    Saint Louis University Honors a Pioneeering Black Faculty Member (5.27.2020)

    Saint Louis University has announced annual scholarships in honor of longtime St. Louis community leader, civil rights pioneer, and publisher Donald M. Suggs. Dr. Suggs was the first African-American to be appointed an associate clinical professor of oral surgery at the Saint Louis University Dental School.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (5.27.2020)

    Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (5.26.2020)

    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

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  • Three African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

    Three African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles (5.26.2020)

    Taking on new assignments are Eletra Gilchrist-Petty at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, George C. Wright at the University of Kentucky, and David Walton at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

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  • Mellon Foundation Steps in to Help Students at 16 HBCUs

    Mellon Foundation Steps in to Help Students at 16 HBCUs (5.26.2020)

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced $1.76 million in emergency grants distributed to 16 HBCUs to address students’ technology needs, financial strain due to tuition or residential bills, supporting essential travel between home and campus, and other necessities.

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  • Two Universities Appoint African Americans to Provost Positions

    Two Universities Appoint African Americans to Provost Positions (5.25.2020)

    Darrell Newton was named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Winona State University in Minnesota and Saundra F. DeLauder was named provost and vice president of academic affairs at historically Black Delaware State University in Dover. She is the first woman to hold the post.

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  • Morehouse College Deals With Budgetary Issues Brought About by the Pandemic

    Morehouse College Deals With Budgetary Issues Brought About by the Pandemic (5.22.2020)

    Morehouse College will implement a reduction in force, furloughs, and pay cuts as part of a cost-reduction plan to offset a budget deficit due to the COVID-19  the pandemic. The College has estimated a potential 25 percent decline in enrollment as a result of the pandemic.

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  • Joe William Trotter, Jr. Is Appointed a University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University

    Joe William Trotter, Jr. Is Appointed a University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University (5.22.2020)

    Joe William Trotter, Jr. is the Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the past chair of the history department and founded and directs the university’s Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy.

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  • Dozens of Nigerian Doctoral Students and PostDocs Will Be Coming to Morgan State University

    Dozens of Nigerian Doctoral Students and PostDocs Will Be Coming to Morgan State University (5.22.2020)

    The agreement with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, a funding agency of the Nigerian government, could bring up to 50 (no less than 30) new Ph.D. students and up to 20 postdoctoral researchers to the Morgan State campus each year. Morgan State hopes to welcome the first cohort of students from Nigeria this coming fall.

    May 22, 2020 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Two African American Historians to Receive Lillian Smith Book Awards

    Two African American Historians to Receive Lillian Smith Book Awards (5.22.2020)

    Jelani M. Favors, an associate professor of history at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, and Brandon K. Winford, an associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were honored for the books on social justice topics.

    May 22, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Alabama State University Partners With Gadsden State Community College  in Alabama

    Alabama State University Partners With Gadsden State Community College in Alabama (5.22.2020)

    Historically Black Alabama State University in Montgomery has signed an agreement with Gadsden State Community College in Alabama that will provide a pathway for qualified Gadsden State students to study and earn undergraduate degrees from Alabama State.

    May 22, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

    Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education (5.22.2020)

    Taking on new administrative roles in higher education are Demetrius Johnson at Bowie State University in Maryland, Daryl Lowe at Spelman College in Atlanta, Camille Edwards at Wright State University in Ohio, Roderick Little at Jackson State University in Mississippi and Cynthia Pickett at DePaul University in Chicago.

    May 22, 2020 | 1 comment | View Post

  • In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020

    In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020 (5.22.2020)

    Dr. Gullattee was appointed to the Howard University faculty in 1970 as a psychiatrist in the department of neuropsychiatry. Over the next half-century she played a large role in the education and training of literally thousands of physicians, including a significant percentage of the African American physicians practicing in this country.

    May 22, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (5.20.2020)

    Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

    May 20, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Black Historian at Columbia University Stopped in Vermont and Told to Leave State

    Black Historian at Columbia University Stopped in Vermont and Told to Leave State (5.20.2020)

    Professor Christopher Brown, who drives a car with New York State license plates, was flagged down by a White man in Hartford, Vermont, where Dr. Brown’s family owns a home. He was advised that he was not wanted in Vermont and told to leave.

    May 20, 2020 | 2 comments | View Post

  • In Memoriam: Thomas E.H. Conway, 1949-2020

    In Memoriam: Thomas E.H. Conway, 1949-2020 (5.20.2020)

    Dr. Conway had a 45-year career with the University of North Carolina System. He was named interim chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in 2016 and the position was made permanent in 2017. Dr. Conway retired at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (5.20.2020)

    Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

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  • Two African American Women Scholars at Kent State University to Retire

    Two African American Women Scholars at Kent State University to Retire (5.19.2020)

    Alfreda Brown, vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and Barbara Broome, dean of the College of Nursing, at Kent State University in Ohio are retiring at the end of the academic year.

    May 19, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Three African American Women Appointed to University Dean Positions

    Three African American Women Appointed to University Dean Positions (5.19.2020)

    Brooke Berry was appointed dean of students at Marymount University in Hopewell, Virginia. Cassandra Hill has been named the next dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law and Stephanie Dance-Barnes will be the next dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University in Chicago.

    May 19, 2020 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (5.19.2020)

    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

    May 19, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Historically Black Collges and Universities Awarding the Most Bachelor's Degrees

    The Historically Black Collges and Universities Awarding the Most Bachelor’s Degrees (5.18.2020)

    North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro awarded 1,662 bachelor’s degrees, the most of any HBCU. This is not surprising since North Carolina A&T State University has the largest number of undergraduate students among HBCUs.

    May 18, 2020 | 0 comments | View Post