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    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (1.16.2020)

    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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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (1.16.2020)

    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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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (1.15.2020)

    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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  • Williams College Receives the Archives of Alumnus Sterling Brown

    Williams College Receives the Archives of Alumnus Sterling Brown (1.14.2020)

    Sterling Brown was one of America’s most influential poets and scholars. Brown was a member of the graduating class of 1922 at Williams College. He taught in the English department at Howard University for more than 40 years.

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  • C. Nicole Mason Is the New President of the Institute for Women's Policy Research

    C. Nicole Mason Is the New President of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (1.13.2020)

    Prior to taking over the leadership of the Institute, Dr. Mason was the executive director of the Women of Color Policy Network at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She has also taught at Georgetown University and Spelman College.

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  • President of Texas Southern University Placed on Administrative Leave

    President of Texas Southern University Placed on Administrative Leave (1.11.2020)

    Austin A. Lane, the president of Texas Southern University in Houston was placed on administrative leave with pay. Dr. Lane told a local television station that he was not invited to the meeting where he was put on leave and hadn’t been advised that he had done anything wrong.

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  • Morgan State University May Establish a College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Morgan State University May Establish a College of Osteopathic Medicine (1.10.2020)

    The proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine at Morgan State University in Baltimore would be the first new medical school at a historically Black college or university in nearly 45 years and the first osteopathic medical school at an HBCU in history.

    Jan 10, 2020 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Kishauna Soljour Receives Dissertation Award From the Council of Graduate Schools

    Kishauna Soljour Receives Dissertation Award From the Council of Graduate Schools (1.10.2020)

    In 2019, Kishauna E. Soljour became the first Black woman to receive a Ph.D. in History from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in New York. Her doctorate dissertation was recently honored by the Council of Graduate Schools.

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  • A Strong Glimmer of Hope for Morris Brown College in Atlanta

    A Strong Glimmer of Hope for Morris Brown College in Atlanta (1.10.2020)

    The General Board of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has announced that it is forgiving $4 million in debt owed to the board by historically Black Morris Brown College in Atlanta. The elimination of the debt will help the college in its efforts to regain accreditation.

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  • A Trio of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

    A Trio of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education (1.10.2020)

    The three African Americans appointed to new administrative posts are James A. Felton III at The College of New Jersey, Nadirah Pippen at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Cheryl A. Brown at Stanford University.

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  • Harris-Stowe State University Partners With Charter School System in St. Louis

    Harris-Stowe State University Partners With Charter School System in St. Louis (1.10.2020)

    The program is for students at Confluence Academies who want to major in education in college. These students are able to earn college credits while in high school. The hope is that the charter school system school can ‘grow its own’ teachers by providing this opportunity.

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  • Former Tennessee State University Faculty Member Given Posthumous Honor

    Former Tennessee State University Faculty Member Given Posthumous Honor (1.10.2020)

    The Tennessean, the daily newspaper in Nashville, has named a conference room in its headquarters to honor the late Getahn Ward, a reporter for the paper and an alumnus and adjunct faculty member at historically Black Tennessee State University.

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  • Former Employee Charges Clark College With Racial Discrimination

    Former Employee Charges Clark College With Racial Discrimination (1.10.2020)

    The school’s former diversity outreach manager stated that the administration’s behavior created a hostile and stressful work environment that resulted in her becoming physically ill from stress.

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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (1.09.2020)

    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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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (1.09.2020)

    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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  • Harvard Business School Alumni Seeks Greater Diversity at Their Alma Mater

    Harvard Business School Alumni Seeks Greater Diversity at Their Alma Mater (1.08.2020)

    There are currently 56 African Americans (6.2 percent) in the latest 900-member class at Harvard Business School. At the present time, only two of the 100 tenured faculty members are Black.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (1.08.2020)

    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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  • The Higher Education of Delaware's First Black Supreme Court Justice

    The Higher Education of Delaware’s First Black Supreme Court Justice (1.07.2020)

    African Americans make up 21 percent of the population in the state of Delaware. Yet until now, the state has never had an African Americans on its highest court. Tamika Montgomery-Reeves recently began her tenure as a justice on the the Delaware Supreme Court.

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  • American University to Offer Free Ride to 10 District of Columbia Students Each Year

    American University to Offer Free Ride to 10 District of Columbia Students Each Year (1.07.2020)

    American university recently announced that its District Scholars Award program will provide full scholarships for high-achieving students with financial need who graduate from the city’s public and charter high schools. Blacks make up 68 percent of the enrollments in the city’s public schools.

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  • In Memoriam: Ivery Dwight Clifton, 1943-2020

    In Memoriam: Ivery Dwight Clifton, 1943-2020 (1.07.2020)

    Ivery Clifton was a professor emeritus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. In 1994, he was the first African American in the university’s history to serve in the role of dean.

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  • Northeastern University Study Find Racial Differences in Views on the First Amendment

    Northeastern University Study Find Racial Differences in Views on the First Amendment (1.06.2020)

    The authors speculate that the First Amendment is increasingly invoked – especially online – as a defense for extreme speech and hate speech. This may explain the data that shows Black students are more willing than White students to support restrictions on free speech rights.

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  • Archie L. Blanson Is the New Leader of the North Harris Campus of Lone Star College

    Archie L. Blanson Is the New Leader of the North Harris Campus of Lone Star College (1.06.2020)

    Dr. Blanson had been serving as vice chancellor of student services for Lone Star College overseeing admissions, registration, dual credit, disabilities, enrollment management, and numerous student services activities and partnerships.

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