Archive for October, 2017

University of Missouri - St. Louis — Dean, Pierre Laclede Honors College

University of Missouri – St. Louis — Dean, Pierre Laclede Honors College

The dean is a campus leader who guides curriculum development, community engagement, and the College’s mission and vision.

Scholar Examines the Decrease in Black Teachers and What to Do About It

Scholar Examines the Decrease in Black Teachers and What to Do About It

Valerie Hill-Jackson, clinical professor of critical teacher education at Texas A&M University, has conducted extensive research on Black teachers in the nation’s public school systems. She offers recommendations on what to do to recruit and retain Black teachers.

Harry Lee Williams to Lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Harry Lee Williams to Lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Harry Lee Williams was named the 10th president of Delaware State University in 2009. He will step down from his post on January 20 in order to take on his new role as president of the nonprofit fundraising organization representing public historically Black colleges and universities.

Marist College — Dean of the School of Science

Marist College — Dean of the School of Science

The dean is the School’s chief academic and administrative officer providing overall oversight to seven academic departments.

New York University Study Shows School Diversity Has a Positive Impact on Achievement

New York University Study Shows School Diversity Has a Positive Impact on Achievement

The researchers found that there was a modest benefit for students attending the most diverse schools. Young students at more diverse schools scored better on achievement tests in mathematics and English and high school graduation rates at more diverse schools were higher.

New York University — NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

New York University — NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports promising scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds whose life experience and research experience will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.

Bowling Green State University — Director of Residence Life

Bowling Green State University — Director of Residence Life

The Director of Residence Life provides leadership, direction, and oversight to a 6,100 student housing program and $37 million dollar operation that enhance the student life experience.

Union College — Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Union College — Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics

One tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor (advanced appointments with a shortened tenure clock may be considered for exceptional candidates), one three-year visiting position, and potentially other short-term visiting positions, all starting in September 2018.

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Union College invites applications for a three-year faculty position in Computer Science at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018.

University of California, Davis — Academic Coordinator, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

University of California, Davis — Academic Coordinator, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

The College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis invites applications and nominations for the position of Academic Coordinator in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, effective March 1, 2018.

University of Maryland Baltimore County — Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, Animation

University of Maryland Baltimore County — Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, Animation

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Visual Arts seeks applications from creative, actively practicing animators/artists with expertise in 3D computer, interactive, alternative, and/or hybrid forms of animation.

Higher Education Resource Services — President

Higher Education Resource Services — President

HERS seeks a visionary experienced, entrepreneurial, collaborative, inspiring leader, who believes in the HERS mission and values and who will readily see the possibilities for growth, innovation and change.

Michael V. Drake Elected Chair of the Association of American Universities

Michael V. Drake Elected Chair of the Association of American Universities

Dr. Drake became the 15th president of Ohio State University in June 2014. He is the first African American to hold the post. He will serve a one-year term as chair of the board of directors of the consortium of 62 leading research institutions.

Scholarly Study Finds That Racism May Negatively Impact the Health of Whites

Scholarly Study Finds That Racism May Negatively Impact the Health of Whites

The authors point out that health care policies that favor the mostly White upper and upper-middle classes may be impacted by racism directed against lower-class African Americans. But these policies also have a negative effect on an even larger group of poor Whites.

The New Dean of University College at Fort Valley State University in Georgia

The New Dean of University College at Fort Valley State University in Georgia

Stevie L. Lawrence II has been serving as executive director for retention services and interim vice president for student success and enrollment management at Fort Valley State University. Earlier, he was director of college success services for the University of North Carolina System.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Senior Associate Dean and Chief Administrative Officer, Sloan School of Management

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Senior Associate Dean and Chief Administrative Officer, Sloan School of Management

The Senior Associate Dean and Chief Administrative Officer is directly responsible for finance, human resources, technology services, faculty and research services, and facilities, and will oversee the organization’s strategic planning process.

Tuskegee University Signs Agreement With University of Redlands in California

Tuskegee University Signs Agreement With University of Redlands in California

Under the agreement, students and faculty at Tuskegee University and the University of Redlands in California will have the opportunity to spend up to one year on the campus of the partnering institution.

University of Florida — Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

University of Florida — Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

The University of Florida School of Architecture invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in the areas of urban resiliency, materials and high performance building, or digital media/fabrication, beginning August 2018.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Partners With Technical Universities in Ghana

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Partners With Technical Universities in Ghana

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has entered into an agreement with 10 technical universities in the African nation of Ghana. The agreement calls for cooperation on scientific research and for student and faculty exchange programs.

Chemical Engineer at Arizona State Honored as Educator of the Year

Chemical Engineer at Arizona State Honored as Educator of the Year

Jean Andino, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Arizona State University, received the Educator of the Year Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

Masonic Lodges Establish a Scholarship Fund at the University of the District of Columbia

Masonic Lodges Establish a Scholarship Fund at the University of the District of Columbia

The new endowed scholarship program at the University of the District of Columbia is specifically targeted to support students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and African American students from the District of Columbia.

Five African Americans Faculty Appointed to New Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Faculty Appointed to New Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Sherilynn Black at Duke University, Aaron A. Bellow Jr. at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Daphne A. Bascom at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rhoda Williams at Vanderbilt University and Rashida Atkins at Rutgers University-Camden.

In Memoriam: Gloria Johnson-Powell, 1936-2017

In Memoriam: Gloria Johnson-Powell, 1936-2017

Dr. Gloria Johnson-Powell considered dropping out of Meharry Medical College to devote more time to civil rights activism. However, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged her to complete her studies. She did.

Regis University — Academic Dean, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions

Regis University — Academic Dean, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions

The Academic Dean is the chief advocate and spokesperson for RHCHP, supporting the leadership of the college’s schools and divisions in all aspects of their responsibilities.

Harvard University — Associate Director of Student Enrollment Systems

Harvard University — Associate Director of Student Enrollment Systems

Provides vision, leadership and management of key enrollment systems including Student Information System, admissions, and financial aid

Washington University in St. Louis – Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis – Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis seeks individuals who are excellent scholars and teachers for the following positions in Arts & Sciences.

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure Track Position in Infectious Diseases

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure Track Position in Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor position in the tenure track.

University of Pittsburgh — Associate Dean, Equity & Justice in Education

University of Pittsburgh — Associate Dean, Equity & Justice in Education

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education is seeking an Associate Dean who will advance initiatives in equity and justice in education.

University of Denver — Executive Director of Graduate Enrollment

University of Denver — Executive Director of Graduate Enrollment

The individual in this new position will coordinate efforts for graduate domestic, international, and online students when there are efficiencies to be gained through a centralized effort.

Miami University — Director of the Center for American & World Cultures

Miami University — Director of the Center for American & World Cultures

The Director is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Center of American & World cultures, and collaborating effectively across campus and community to enrich the educational experience.

Naval War College — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, War Gaming Department

Naval War College — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, War Gaming Department

The United States Naval War College anticipates full-time faculty openings in the War Gaming Department of the Center for Naval Warfare Studies and invites applications for the position of Professor with rank and salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Sheldon B. Lubar Endowed Dean, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Sheldon B. Lubar Endowed Dean, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business

As the chief academic officer for the Lubar School of Business, the Dean has primary responsibility to plan, develop, and administer all aspects of the School’s educational programs, activities, and budget.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Director, School of Public Affairs / R99296

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Director, School of Public Affairs / R99296

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for a twelve-month appointment as associate or full professor (with tenure) to serve as the Director of the School of Public Affairs.

New York University — Faculty, Integrated Digital Media

New York University — Faculty, Integrated Digital Media

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in Integrated Digital Media.

University of Pittsburgh — Assistant / Associate Professor, Science Education

University of Pittsburgh — Assistant / Associate Professor, Science Education

The Department of Instruction and Learning at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education is seeking applicants for a tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of science education starting August 2018.

University of Pittsburgh — Chair / Director of the Center for Urban Education

University of Pittsburgh — Chair / Director of the Center for Urban Education

We seek a strong scholar with deep commitments to the improvement of urban education to occupy an endowed chair at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education and serve as the director of the Center for Urban Education.