A New College and a New Academic Program at Hampton University

Hampton University, the historically black educational institution in Virginia, announced the creation of its College of Education and Continuing Studies. Cassandra Herring is the dean of the new college.

The division of education within the college will house the Hampton University Child Development Center as well as the department of education and the department of health, physical education, and recreation. The division of continuing education will include all programs for professional and career studies.

The university also announced the creation of a new degree program in criminal justice and criminology which will begin offering classes next semester.