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  • Hendrix College in Arkansas Announces the Hiring of Three Black Women to Its Faculty

    Hendrix College in Arkansas Announces the Hiring of Three Black Women to Its Faculty (7.31.2020)

    At Hendrix College, a liberal arts educational institution in Conway, Arkansas, Jericka S. Battle and Rosilyn Sanders were hired as instructors of psychology and Latorya D. Hicks was appointed an assistant professor of chemistry.

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  • In Memoriam: Cordy Tindell Vivian, 1924-2020

    In Memoriam: Cordy Tindell Vivian, 1924-2020 (7.31.2020)

    Cordy T. Vivian was former chaplain and dean of the Divinity School at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a key member of Martin Luther King Jr.’s inner circle during the civil rights movement.

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  • California State University, Dominguez Hills Acquires Massive Archive of Black History

    California State University, Dominguez Hills Acquires Massive Archive of Black History (7.29.2020)

    The collection from the Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum contains more than 2 million rare books, films, documents, photographs artifacts, and works of art related to the history and culture of African-Americans in the United States, with a significant focus on Southern California and the American West.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (7.29.2020)

    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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  • Wright State University Libraries Debuts Online Anti-Racism Resource Guide

    Wright State University Libraries Debuts Online Anti-Racism Resource Guide (7.28.2020)

    The staff at the Wright State University Libraries has created an online Anti-racism Guide providing campus resources, book recommendations, education videos, and more about racism and racial justice.

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  • In Memoriam: Elijah Walter Miles, 1934-2020

    In Memoriam: Elijah Walter Miles, 1934-2020 (7.28.2020)

    Dr. Miles joined the faculty at San Diego State University in 1966. At that time he was the only African American on the university’s faculty. This earned him the nickname “The Godfather of Black Faculty.”

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  • Three African Americans Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions

    Three African Americans Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions (7.28.2020)

    Stepping down from their posts are Dana Canedy, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes at the Columbia University School of Journalism, Donzell Lee, dean of graduate studies at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Alfonza Carter director of athletics at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (7.27.2020)

    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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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (7.27.2020)

    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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  • Howard University to Digitally Preserve Archives of Black Dance

    Howard University to Digitally Preserve Archives of Black Dance (7.24.2020)

    The material in the collection includes panel discussions, lectures, master classes, demonstrations, and performances that showcase the work of regional, national and international companies, and provides an inclusive depiction of the rich legacy of the Black dance experience.

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  • Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

    Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education (7.24.2020)

    Taking on new duties are N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba at Cornell University, Lolita Buckner Inniss at Southern Methodist University, Lee H. Butler Jr. at Phillips Theological Seminary, Teresa A. Nance at Villanova University, and Angela Jordan Davis at American University.

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  • Tougaloo College Students Get New Opportunity for Careers in Public Health

    Tougaloo College Students Get New Opportunity for Careers in Public Health (7.24.2020)

    Leaders from the Brown University School of Public Health and Tougaloo College, a historically black college in Mississippi, are joining forces on a new initiative to make the next generation of public health professionals more reflective of America’s increasingly diverse population.

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  • Leo Rouse Receives the Distinguished Service Award From the American Dental Association

    Leo Rouse Receives the Distinguished Service Award From the American Dental Association (7.24.2020)

    Leo E. Rouse, retired dean of the College of Dentistry at Howard University, was the first African American to serve as president of the American Dental Education Association. Earlier, he was the commander of the U.S. Army Dental Command.

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  • Albany State University Enters Partnership With Columbus Technical College

    Albany State University Enters Partnership With Columbus Technical College (7.24.2020)

    Columbus Technical College students who have completed their associate degree in nursing will be able to transfer seamlessly to the bachelor’s degree in nursing program at Albany State University. The agreement also will provide for transfers for students in 20 or more business-related degree programs.

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  • Seven African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrive Positions

    Seven African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrive Positions (7.24.2020)

    Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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  • In Memoriam: Frederic D. McKenzie, 1964-2020

    In Memoriam: Frederic D. McKenzie, 1964-2020 (7.24.2020)

    Dr. McKenzie’s research focused on medical modeling and simulation, human behavior representation, and simulation architectures often focusing on aspects of scientific visualization and virtual reality. He held seven U.S. patents.

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  • Harvard University Launches the Black Teacher Archives

    Harvard University Launches the Black Teacher Archives (7.22.2020)

    The first phase of the project will archive and digitize the state journals of “Colored Teachers Associations,” which operated for more than 100 years, from 1861 through 1970.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (7.22.2020)

    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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  • University of Alabama Birmingham Scholars Develop Pallative Care Protocols for Blacks

    University of Alabama Birmingham Scholars Develop Pallative Care Protocols for Blacks (7.21.2020)

    Where middle-class Whites may emphasize individual choice, African American values support family-centered decision making. Faith, spiritual beliefs, and guidance of a spiritual leader are very meaningful to African Americans, especially as they cope with illness and make treatment decisions.

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  • Dominion Energy Pledges $35 Million for HBCUs and African American College Students

    Dominion Energy Pledges $35 Million for HBCUs and African American College Students (7.21.2020)

    The six-year program will provide $25 million to support historically Black colleges and universities in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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  • Florida Institute of Technology to Begin New Program in African American Studies

    Florida Institute of Technology to Begin New Program in African American Studies (7.21.2020)

    The new minor degree program will have interdisciplinary courses aimed at studying and fostering further understanding of the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that impact the lives of Black people in the U.S. and those in the Caribbean, Africa, and around the world.

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  • Hate Speech and Racial Graffiti Drops Significantly  in the Nation's Schools

    Hate Speech and Racial Graffiti Drops Significantly in the Nation’s Schools (7.20.2020)

    In 2017, 7.4 percent of Black students reported being abused by hate-related words in school. In 1999, the figure was 16.6 percent. In 2017, 24.8 percent of Black students said they had seen race-related graffiti at school, compared to 38 percent in 1999.

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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (7.20.2020)

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

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  • The New President of St. Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

    The New President of St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina (7.20.2020)

    Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail was previously the sixth president and CEO at the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, founding chancellor at the Community College of Baltimore County, president of St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, and president of Lemoyne-Owen College in Memphis.

    Jul 20, 2020 | 2 comments | View Post