Archive for December, 2017

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of New Jersey & Independent College Fund of New Jersey — President

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of New Jersey (AICUNJ)Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) PresidentThe joint boards of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of New Jersey and the Independent College Fund of New Jersey invite nominations, expressions of interest and applications for a new chief executive officer. The joint boards seek […]

University of Alabama — Vice President for Research and Economic Development

University of Alabama — Vice President for Research and Economic Development

UA seeks an experienced, collaborative, and insightful leader for this exciting next phase of the flagship university’s growth.

Oklahoma City University — Dean of the School of Law

Oklahoma City University — Dean of the School of Law

The Dean will have strong administrative and interpersonal skills and will serve as the chief academic officer and chief administrator of the School of Law, will report to the President, and will ensure the school’s commitment to providing a high-quality education for all students

University of Utah — Assistant Professor in Choral Music Education

University of Utah — Assistant Professor in Choral Music Education

The University of Utah School of Music announces a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Choral Music Education.

University of Utah — Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Music Theory

University of Utah — Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Music Theory

The University of Utah School of Music announces a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Music Theory.

California State University Channel Islands — Vice President for Student Affairs

California State University Channel Islands — Vice President for Student Affairs

As the chief student affairs officer, the VPSA provides leadership and direction for the Division of Student Affairs.

Mississippi Valley State University to Debut a New Master's Degree Program in Criminal Justice

Mississippi Valley State University to Debut a New Master’s Degree Program in Criminal Justice

Historically Black Mississippi Valley State University has announced that it will be offering a new master’s degree program in criminal justice. The new program will be offered online. It will be the second online graduate program offered by the university.

Valerie Jarrett Named a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School

Valerie Jarrett Named a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School

For eight years, Valerie Jarrett was a senior adviser to the President during the Obama administration. In her new role, she will participate in academic seminars, conferences, and student-led initiatives. Jarrett will continue to focus on issues of gender equality, criminal justice reform, health care, and civic engagement.

Board of Regents Approves University College at Kentucky State

Board of Regents Approves University College at Kentucky State

The new unit’s mission will be to provide a series of programs, services, and curriculum to promote and support the academic success of first-year students at Kentucky State.

Lauret Savoy Honored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Lauret Savoy Honored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Lauret Savoy, the David B. Truman Professor of Environmental Studies at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, won an award for excellence in environmental creative writing for her book Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania  — Vice President for University Advancement

Indiana University of Pennsylvania — Vice President for University Advancement

The Vice President for University Advancement, who reports to President Driscoll and serves on his Cabinet, oversees Annual Giving, Alumni Relations, Development, Advancement Services, and Donor Relations.

Bowie State University Partners With Two Community Colleges for Business Education

Bowie State University Partners With Two Community Colleges for Business Education

With this new partnership, students pursuing associate’s degrees at the two community colleges will be able to take business courses in such fields as banking and finance, information systems, and entrepreneurship leading to a bachelor’s degree.

New Teaching Roles for Two African American Scholars

New Teaching Roles for Two African American Scholars

Christina M. Greer, of Fordham University, was named the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence at the School of Social Work of New York University and Moon Molson will be joining the faculty at Princeton University as an assistant professor of visual arts.

In Memoriam: Norman White, 1953-2017

In Memoriam: Norman White, 1953-2017

Dr. White was an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice in the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University.

Seminole State College — President

Seminole State College — President

The trustees seek a dynamic president who will lead Seminole State College to new levels of excellence, serving students and Central Florida with innovative programs and initiatives.

Mount Aloysius College — Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Mount Aloysius College — Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pennsylvania is seeking an individual for the position of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

Xavier University — Vice President for Financial Administration/Chief Business Officer

Xavier University — Vice President for Financial Administration/Chief Business Officer

The VPFA/CBO provides direct oversight and guidance for strategic and long-term financial planning, accounting, tax, payroll, treasury, accounts payable and financial reporting functions.

Gwynedd Mercy University — Dean of the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions

Gwynedd Mercy University — Dean of the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions

Gwynedd Mercy University seeks a dynamic and visionary leader as its next Dean of the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Bethany College — Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success

The vice president for enrollment management will fill a key position at Bethany College, as institutional leadership has placed significant attention on enrollment growth and student retention and success.

University of Vermont — Chief Information Officer

University of Vermont — Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer position at University of Vermont is an exceptional opportunity to make a significant impact by leading the future direction of the information technology enterprise at one of the nation’s premier public research universities.

Four African Americans Win Marshall Scholarships

Four African Americans Win Marshall Scholarships

The four African Americans among the 43 Marshall Scholars this year are in sharp contrast to the record of 10 African Americans who were among the 32 American students awarded Rhodes Scholarships this fall.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

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

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

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.

Fitchburg State University — Dean of the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

Fitchburg State University — Dean of the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

Fitchburg State University seeks applications and nominations for the position of the Dean of the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library, which reports directly to the Provost.

Two Black Students at Harvard Awarded International Rhodes Scholarships

Two Black Students at Harvard Awarded International Rhodes Scholarships

Two Black students at Harvard University have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, allocated to their home country or region. Terrens Muradzikwa is an economics major from Zimbabwe and Mandela Patrick is a computer science major from Trinidad.

University of South Carolina Honors Slaves Who Contributed to Its Early History

University of South Carolina Honors Slaves Who Contributed to Its Early History

The University of South Carolina has unveiled two historical plaques honoring enslaved men and women who worked on the campus of what was known then as South Carolina College in the years preceding the Civil War.

University of Utah — Assistant Professor of Photography & Digital Imaging

University of Utah — Assistant Professor of Photography & Digital Imaging

Full-time tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Photography and Digital Imaging.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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.

Stockton University — Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Humanities

Stockton University — Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Humanities

Stockton University is seeking a person with an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of general studies  to fill the position of Assistant Dean in the School of Arts and Humanities, a non-tenured managerial position.

Austin Peay State University — Assistant Professor, Coordinator Music Education

Austin Peay State University — Assistant Professor, Coordinator Music Education

Austin Peay State University invites applications for Coordinator of Music Education and elementary/general music specialist at the rank of Assistant Professor.

University of Central Florida — President

University of Central Florida — President

The University of Central Florida is searching for its next visionary president.

Lewis University — Provost

Lewis University — Provost

The President and Lewis University community seek a Provost to assist in leading the institution to its next level of success through collaborative and innovative leadership, a strong commitment to academic excellence, and student-centered values.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Computer Science

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Computer Science

We are looking for exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science, with special preference to candidates in AI, broadly defined to include Machine Learning and Data Science, Cybersecurity, and Computer Architecture.

California State University Channel Islands — Dean of Arts and Sciences

California State University Channel Islands — Dean of Arts and Sciences

The Dean of Arts and Sciences is the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer of Arts and Sciences and reports to the Provost.

Miami University — Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Miami University — Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

The CMCO is charged with providing vision and leadership for university-wide marketing and strategic communications, including public relations and brand strategy.

Maryville University — Dean of the John E. Simon School of Business

Maryville University — Dean of the John E. Simon School of Business

The successful candidate will be an experienced, dynamic and resourceful administrator with demonstrated strong management skills, who can direct the School on matters of strategic direction, academic policy, enrollment management and resource planning.