Joyce Blackwell Takes on Senior Academic Post at Bennett College

Joyce Blackwell was appointed senior associate provost at Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She was vice president for academic affairs and a tenured professor of history at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Previously, she was vice president for academic affairs, dean of social sciences, and chair of the department of history at St. Augustine’s College. She has also taught at Meredith College, North Carolina Central University, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Dr. Blackwell is the author of No Peace Without Freedom: Race and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 1915-1975 (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004).

Dr. Blackwell holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Carolina Central University in Durham. She holds a Ph.D. in women’s history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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  1. Terrence says:

    Congratulations Dr. Blackwell and best wishes!

  2. Hazel Arnett Ervin says:

    Dr. Blackwell, Congratulations and best wishes!

  3. Jacquelyn Hall says:

    Great news, Joyce. I’ve been thinking of you. Wondering what you were up to.

    • Joyce Blackwell says:

      Hello, how are you? I’d been thinking about you as well. I have been in administration for a while; however, I am still trying to publish. I am currently working on a project, focusing on women administrators in higher education. Oh, the challenges we face.

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