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Yale University Places its Huge Cultural Collections Online: Thousands of Items Relating to African Americans Are Included
Yale University is making its vast art and cultural holdings available to the public over the Internet. Digital images of more than 259,000 items are now available online. (click to read more)

Emory University Researchers Premier New AIDSVu Web Site
Researchers at Emory University have launched a new Web site called AIDSVu that shows a map indicating the number of people living with HIV in each county of the United States. The map shows large numbers of AIDS cases throughout the heavily black counties of the South. (click to read more)

Educator Forms New Society for Diversity Professionals
Cassandra D. Caldwell, a faculty member with the School of Public Service Leadership at Capella University, has founded the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals. (click to read more)

Cornell University Provost Refuses to Reconsider His Controversial Plan Regarding the Administration of the Africana Studies and Research Center
Recently, Kent Fuchs, provost at Cornell University, issued a statement affirming a decision he made last December that the leaders of the Africana Studies and Research Center would report to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, rather than directly to the office of the provost. (click to read more)

Historically Black Claflin University Offers New Seven-Year Cooperative Pharmacy Doctoral Degree Program With Presbyterian College
Claflin University, the historically black educational institution in Orangeburg, South Carolina, has entered into a cooperative pharmacy degree program with Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. (click to read more)

Race-Sensitive Admissions Program at the University of Texas Upheld by U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
In a 9-7 ruling the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear a case decided by a three-judge panel that upheld the race-sensitive admissions program at the University of Texas. (click to read more)

The College Board Issues Two Reports on the Educational Status of Young Men of Color
Last week, The College Board Advocacy and Policy Center released two reports on the educational status of young minority men. (click to read more)

UCLA Receives Extensive Collection of Christian Manuscripts From Ethiopia
The library at the University of California at Los Angeles has acquired the largest private collection of Ethiopic manuscripts and scrolls. Ethiopic is a Semitic language used by the Christian church in Ethiopia. (click to read more)

In Memoriam
Edythe Scott Bagley, the older sister of Coretta Scott King and longtime professor at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, died at her home in Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania. She was 86 years old. (click to read more)

Honors and Awards
Dahalia Jackson-O'Brien • Charlotte Reed • Esther Brown • Lyrae N. Van Clief-Stefanon • Jacqueline and Willie Gilchrist (click to read more)

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Chatfield College Offers a New Course on the History of the Underground Railroad and Civil Rights in Cincinnati
The Cincinnati Bar Foundation has made a grant to Chatfield College to fund a course on the history of the civil rights movement in the greater Cincinnati area. The course will be taught during the fall semester at the Chatfield College campuses in Saint Martin in suburban Cincinnati and at the school's downtown campus. (click to read more)

A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Morris Brown College?
The U.S. Department of Justice has reached a settlement with historically black Morris Brown College in Atlanta over the college's $10 million debt with the U.S. Department of Education. The settlement calls for the college to make a $500,000 payment by the end of August. (click to read more)

Virginia Tech Expects One of Its Most Diverse Entering Classes This Fall
The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that blacks make up 4 percent of the student body at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known at Virginia Tech. But the university, located in Blacksburg, reports that the incoming class will be one of the most diverse in the university's history. (click to read more)

Accrediting Agency Comes Down Hard on Black Colleges
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has placed Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Tougaloo College in Mississippi on probation. Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, had it probation extended for another 12 months. All three colleges were said to fall short of the accrediting body's standard for financial stability. (click to read more)

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations
James E.K. Hildreth • Samuel Griffin • Hakizumwami Birali Runesha • Linda D. Inman • Clarence D. Armbrister • Larry D. Thompson • Myron S. McCoo (click to read more)

Grants and Gifts
Alabama State University • Hampton University • Elizabeth City State University • University of Pennsylvania (click to read more)

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