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Study Finds That Black Students at Predominantly White Universities Face Stress From Family Members to Maintain Their Ethnic Identities
A new study published in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling finds that black students enrolled at a predominantly white university are subjected to stress from family members to maintain their cultural identities. (click to read more)

Hampton University's New Virtual Campus Debuts on Monday
This coming Monday, the new virtual campus of historically black Hampton University will make its debut. HamptonU Online will enable students from around the world to complete their degree programs on the Internet. (click to read more)

Florida A&M University to Open a Satellite Campus of Its Pharmacy School
Historically black Florida A&M University is planning to launch a satellite campus of its pharmacy school in the city of Crestview. The city, in the western part of the Florida Panhandle, is about 150 miles from the university’s main campus in Tallahassee. (click to read more)

University of Alabama Acquires Huge Collection Documenting the History of the South
The University of Alabama has announced the acquisition of the Williams Collection, a vast trove of documents, maps, books, and photographs documenting southern history. The university paid $3.5 million for the collection, which has been appraised at more than $12 million. (click to read more)

New Medical Education Program Seeks to Increase the Number of Physicians in the Inner City
The Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rootstown, Ohio, in conjunction with Cleveland State University, has established a new program designed to increase the number of primary-care physicians who serve inner-city neighborhoods. (click to read more)

Race Relations on Campus Database
Periodically, JBHE Weekly Bulletin will publish a selection of racial incidents that have occurred on the campuses of colleges and universities. (click to read more)

Southern University in Baton Rouge Faces a Reduction in Academic Programs Due to Budgetary Constraints
Kofi Lomotey, chancellor of the Baton Rouge campus of Southern University, is recommending major cuts in programs to close a steep budget shortfall. The cuts may force the layoff of 50 employees, and several courses and academic majors may be eliminated. (click to read more)

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations
Robert F. Jefferson • Otis Sanford • Christine Barrow • Connie L. Cochran • A. Benjamin Spencer • Eric Hurley (click to read more)

Honors and Awards
Wallace Dooley Jr. • Shirley Hymon-Parker • Melvin T. Stith • E. Elaine Moore (click to read more)
Historically Black Fayetteville State University Raises Academic Standards
Fayetteville State University, the historically black educational institution in North Carolina, reports that new admission requirements instituted this year will reduce the size of the incoming class. The university rejected more applicants this spring than at any time in its 143-year history. (click to read more)

The New President of Seattle Central Community College
Paul Tracy Killpatrick is the new president of Seattle Central Community College. For the past two years, he has been serving as superintendent/president of Lake Tahoe Community College in California. (click to read more)

Howard University Announces Plans for Biotechnology Research Park
Howard University, the historically black educational institution in the nation's capital, has announced plans for a new campus focusing on biotechnology research and development. (click to read more)

Metropolitan College of New York Offers Graduate Scholarships to Six Haitian Students to Study Emergency and Disaster Management
Metropolitan College of New York in downtown Manhattan has announced that it will provide six full tuition scholarships for Haitian students to enroll in its master's degree program in emergency and disaster management. (click to read more)

The First Black President of the National Sheriffs Association Has Ties to Higher Education
Recently, B.J. Roberts, the sheriff of Hampton, Virginia, was elected president of the National Sheriffs Association. He is the first African American to lead the 20,000-member group in its 70-year history. (click to read more)

Berkeley Periodical Focuses on Black Unemployment
The Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California at Berkeley is now publishing a monthly report entitled Black Employment and Unemployment. The online report will provide a wide range of statistics on black employment, highlighting trends and attempting to focus the nation's attention on the huge racial disparities in employment. (click to read more)

ATMs of Black-Operated Savings Bank Removed From Predominantly Black Campus of the City University of New York
At Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, nearly 90 percent of the student body is black. Until recently the ATMs on this campus of the City University of New York belonged to the Carver Federal Savings Bank, the nation's largest black-operated financial institution. But recently the ATMs were replaced by machines owned by Citibank. (click to read more)

In Memoriam
• Moses S. Musoke, associate professor of economics and finance at Empire State College in Hartsdale New York, died earlier this month from a brain aneurysm at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. He was 66 years old.
• Louyco Holmes Jr., a dentist and dental educator who was the first black student to graduate from the New Jersey College of Dentistry, died earlier this month at a hospital in Livingston, New Jersey. He was 86 years old. (click to read more)

Grants and Gifts
Hampton University • University of Arkansas • Howard University (click to read more)

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Virginia Tech
Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Academic Support Services

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

University of North Dakota
Vice President for Student Affairs

University of Washington
Associate Director, Department of Housing and Food Services

College of Staten Island (CUNY)
Administrative Executive Assistant, Humanities and Social Sciences


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer Accounting

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Assistant/Associate Professor, Instructional Technology Program

Stanford University
Asian and African Studies, Global Shakespeare

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