Archive for August, 2017

University of Pennsylvania — Instructor, Periodontics and Orthodontics

University of Pennsylvania — Instructor, Periodontics and Orthodontics

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an advanced education program in both Periodontics and Orthodontics and who have previous teaching experiences.

University of Pennsylvania — Instructor, Periodontics

University of Pennsylvania — Instructor, Periodontics

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an advanced education program in both Periodontics and who have previous teaching experiences.

Vanderbilt University — Exploring in Diversifying Engineering Faculty Initiative (EDEFI) Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Vanderbilt University — Exploring in Diversifying Engineering Faculty Initiative (EDEFI) Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Vanderbilt University Department of Teaching and Learning is pleased to invite applications from qualified candidates for a one year postdoctoral research position in our department.

New Department of Education Report Provides Demographic Data on the Nation's Teachers

New Department of Education Report Provides Demographic Data on the Nation’s Teachers

According to the report, in the 2015–16 school year, there were an estimated 3,827,100 teachers in the nation’s public schools. Of these, 6.7 percent were African Americans.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Dean of Law School / R99714

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Dean of Law School / R99714

The School of Law seeks a dean to build on the school’s achievements under former Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz and move the law school forward.

Robert Carr Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Robert Carr Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Robert Z. Carr has been serving as a professor and dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. Earlier in his career, Dr. Carr was dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Langston University in Oklahoma.

University of West Georgia — Chair of the Department of Criminology

University of West Georgia — Chair of the Department of Criminology

The College of Social Sciences of the University of West Georgia invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Criminology to begin July 1, 2018.

University of Alaska Anchorage — Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services

University of Alaska Anchorage — Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services

The Vice Chancellor is responsible for long range fiscal and budget planning which includes operating and capital budgets, debt management, auxiliary operations and overall financial and facilities oversight of all UAA campuses.

Lehigh University — Assistant Professor of Composition-Rhetoric

Lehigh University — Assistant Professor of Composition-Rhetoric

The Department of English at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Composition-Rhetoric.

Agnes Scott College — President

Agnes Scott College — President

The college seeks a new president with a deep commitment to Agnes Scott’s mission of educating women to “think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.”

Ball State University — Chief Strategy Officer

Ball State University — Chief Strategy Officer

Ball State University is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the development, implementation and communication of the University’s strategic plan.

Mandatory Free College Entrance Examinations Can Boost Enrollments of Low-Income Students

Mandatory Free College Entrance Examinations Can Boost Enrollments of Low-Income Students

The data showed that that for every 10 students from low-income families who took a college entrance exam before they were mandatory, there were an additional five students who didn’t take the test but who would score well enough to get into college if they did.

California State University, Sacramento — Associate Vice President for Faculty Advancement

California State University, Sacramento — Associate Vice President for Faculty Advancement

California State University, Sacramento, is seeking a talented, energetic and experienced professional to join the campus community as its associate vice president for faculty advancement.

Noble Maseru Named Director of the Center for Health Equity at the University of Pittsburgh

Noble Maseru Named Director of the Center for Health Equity at the University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Noble A-W Maseru served for the past 10 years as health commissioner for the city of Cincinnati. He is also the former health director for the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion.

Arizona State Historian Wins Fellowship to Study African Americans' Views on World War II

Arizona State Historian Wins Fellowship to Study African Americans’ Views on World War II

Matthew Delmont, a professor of history and director of the School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies at Arizona State University, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship that will allow him to conduct research on how African American viewed World War II at the time the war was being waged.

California State University, Sacramento — Dean for Undergraduate Studies

California State University, Sacramento — Dean for Undergraduate Studies

California State University, Sacramento, is seeking a talented, energetic and experienced professional to join the campus community as its dean for undergraduate studies.

The New Dean of Equity and Inclusion at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

The New Dean of Equity and Inclusion at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

Christopher Hunt was serving as associate dean of students and director of intercultural advancement at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Earlier in his career Hunt was associate director of residence life at Lafayette College.

Limestone College — President

Limestone College — President

The College seeks a visionary leader who will provide effective leadership for one of the largest enrolled (undergraduate) private colleges in the Palmetto state.

Saint Michaels College — President

Saint Michaels College — President

The Board of Trustees of Saint Michael’s College has begun the search for its 17th president and invites nominations and applications from persons who will provide exceptional and distinguished leadership.

Sacred Heart University — Dean of the Isabelle Farrington College of Education

Sacred Heart University — Dean of the Isabelle Farrington College of Education

The Dean will lead the College to higher levels of achievement and demonstrate a spirit of innovation, a participatory leadership philosophy and a deep commitment to the mission of the University.

University of Scranton — Provost

University of Scranton — Provost

The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will be a dynamic and accomplished leader with substantial achievements in both the academic and administrative arenas and the drive necessary to achieve ambitious university-wide goals in accordance with the Catholic and Jesuit mission of the University.

Norfolk State University Unveils a New Logo and Marketing Slogan

Norfolk State University Unveils a New Logo and Marketing Slogan

Norfolk State University, the historically Black educational institution in Virginia, has unveiled a new logo and marketing campaign that uses the tagline “We see the future in you.”

Two African American Men Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Two African American Men Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Kwesi Daniels was appointed chair of the department of architecture at Tuskegee University in Alabama and Gabriel E. Warren is a new assistant professor of business administration at Bemidji State University in Minnesota.

New Scholarship Program Taking Shape at North Carolina HBCUs

New Scholarship Program Taking Shape at North Carolina HBCUs

The Cheatham-White Scholarships will be offered to students entering North Carolina Central University and North Carolina A&T State University in the fall of 2018. North Carolina Central University announced that it will match the state appropriation dollar-for-dollar, allowing the university to award 20 scholarships each year.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Assistant Professor, Media Production / R96989

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Assistant Professor, Media Production / R96989

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Media Production beginning August 15, 2018.

Clark Atlanta University — Dean, School of Business Administration

Clark Atlanta University — Dean, School of Business Administration

The Dean of the School of Business Administration will play a visionary and leadership role in transforming the School to seize today’s opportunity to address 21st century challenges.

Oakland University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

Oakland University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University is inviting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses in Business Analytics and Management Information Systems.

Dartmouth's Rashauna Johnson Is a Finalist for the Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Dartmouth’s Rashauna Johnson Is a Finalist for the Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Three finalists have been named for the 19th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize that recognizes the best book on slavery, resistance, and/or abolition published in the preceding year. Only one of the three finalists is African American.

University of Oregon — Dean, School of Music and Dance

University of Oregon — Dean, School of Music and Dance

The dean is the chief academic and administrative officer, oversees all aspects of the school’s mission and operation, and serves as the chief spokesperson and fundraiser for the school.

Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina to Offer a Kinesiology Major

Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina to Offer a Kinesiology Major

The new kinesiology major at Elizabeth City State University will offer three different concentrations: fitness and wellness, physical education and health, and exercise science. There are 40 students who are now enrolled in the program.

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Jimmy Teriell Tate at North Carolina Central University, Crystal A. deGregory at Kentucky State, Jenae Jones at Mississippi University for Women, Leon Jones at Oklahoma State, Danita Brown-Young at the University of Illinois, and Ulysses Williams at Voorhees College.

University of Michigan — Postdoctoral Fellowship, Earth Sciences

University of Michigan — Postdoctoral Fellowship, Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan invites outstanding applicants in any field of earth sciences to the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Union College — Physical Chemist / Lecturer

Union College — Physical Chemist / Lecturer

The Union College Department of Chemistry invites applications for two faculty positions beginning in Fall 2018: Physical Chemist and Lecturer / Instrumentation Specialist.

University of California, San Diego — Associate / Full Professor, Economics

The Department invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor position. The position includes the new Distinguished Endowed Chair in Macroeconomics and Public Finance.

University of Connecticut — Dean of the University Library

University of Connecticut — Dean of the University Library

The Dean will provide vision, strategic direction, and operational leadership for the libraries, working with talented and accomplished librarians, staff, faculty, and students to meet the University’s educational mission and ambitious goals for growth.

Goucher College — Assistant Professor, Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences

Goucher College — Assistant Professor, Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track position to further develop its new Data Analytics graduation requirement and assist in launching a new interdisciplinary program in Data Science or Data Analytics.