Archive for March, 2018

University of North Carolina System — Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

University of North Carolina System — Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Develop the budget, approximately $10 billion, for the University of North Carolina System and ensure that appropriate funding is allocated in a manner which advances the strategic priorities of the Board of Governors and the University’s Strategic Plan.

Montgomery College  — Dean for Business, Economics, Accounting, Computer Applications, Hospitality Management and Paralegal Studies

Montgomery College — Dean for Business, Economics, Accounting, Computer Applications, Hospitality Management and Paralegal Studies

The instructional dean works collaboratively with his/her faculty and staff, the Vice President and Provost, and fellow deans in the Arts, Business, Education, English and Social Sciences (ABEESS) unit.

University of South Carolina — Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being

University of South Carolina — Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being

The Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being facilitates excellence in University Housing, Student Health Services and Faculty-Principal Led Living and Learning Communities, through a culture of assessment and continuous improvement and a focus on student success.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

The EADAA is responsible for new program development and promoting excellence in teaching and learning.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Associate Dean of Finance and Administration

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Associate Dean of Finance and Administration

The successful candidate will have many opportunities to further support and guide the mission of the College and lead key financial initiatives such as creating and implementing a business model for a sustained future, diversifying revenue streams, and applying best financial practices.

Shaw University Sets Its Sights on New Media Technologies

Shaw University Sets Its Sights on New Media Technologies

Historically Black Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, has sold the radio frequency that the university has held since 1968 to operate a public radio station. It will use the funds to revamp its mass communications programs and facilities.

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service (Little Rock, AR) — Instructor, Economic Development

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service (Little Rock, AR) — Instructor, Economic Development

Designs, implements and evaluates educational programs in the areas of workforce, entrepreneurship, and other economic development programs within Community and Economic Development.

Oregon State University Honors African American Novelist Colson Whitehead

Oregon State University Honors African American Novelist Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead has been selected to receive the 2019 Stone Award for Literacy Achievement from Oregon State University. The award is presented to an American author who has created a body of critically acclaimed work and has been a mentor to young writers.

State University of New York at Oswego — International Recruitment and Partnership Specialist

State University of New York at Oswego — International Recruitment and Partnership Specialist

The Office of International Education and Programs at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of International Recruitment and Partnership Specialist.

Morgan State University Teams Up With Navy Unit in Educational Partnership

Morgan State University Teams Up With Navy Unit in Educational Partnership

Morgan State University, the historically Black educational institution in Baltimore, has signed a new five-year educational partnership agreement with Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division.

Four African Americans Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Four African Americans Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are John Silvanus Wilson Jr. at Harvard University, Moryah Jackson at Clemson University in South Carolina, Kijua Sanders-McMurty at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and A.L. Fleming at Albany State University in Georgia.

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Precision Agriculture (Jonesboro, AR)

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Precision Agriculture (Jonesboro, AR)

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead a high impact educational and applied research program in precision agriculture technologies and large scale farm data management (Big Data) for the Division and the State.

Tuskegee Veterinary School Defends Its Use of Animals for Clinical Research

Tuskegee Veterinary School Defends Its Use of Animals for Clinical Research

Members of the animal rights community have criticized the practices of the College of Veterinary Medicine at historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama for using stray and abandoned dogs from local pounds for clinical research.

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Weed Science (Lonoke, AR)

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Weed Science (Lonoke, AR)

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, designing and implementing an extramurally-funded and widely recognized Extension and Applied Research program in crop weed management.

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Cattle Improvement Specialist

University of Arkansas System Cooperative Extension Service — Assistant / Associate Professor, Cattle Improvement Specialist

The Assistant/Associate Professor – Cattle Improvement Specialist provides leadership in applied research and extension programs related to reproductive efficiency, genetic improvement of herds and supports development of best management practices for the cattle industry in the state and region.

Elgin Community College — Adjunct Faculty, ICAPS Support

Elgin Community College — Adjunct Faculty, ICAPS Support

Adjunct teaching faculty instruct students and evaluate their progress to facilitate students in attaining their educational goals.

Three African American Women Scholars Receive Prestigious Awards

Three African American Women Scholars Receive Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Zakiya Holmes Leggett of North Carolina State University, Cynthia Nance of the University of Arkansas School of Law, and Wanda Heading-Grant of the University of Vermont.

State University of New York at Oswego — Intercollegiate Athletics - Assistant Athletic Director

State University of New York at Oswego — Intercollegiate Athletics – Assistant Athletic Director

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director.

California State University, San Bernardino — Assistant Director, Educational Opportunity Program / Undergraduate Studies

California State University, San Bernardino — Assistant Director, Educational Opportunity Program / Undergraduate Studies

The EOP Assistant Director is responsible for working collaboratively with the EOP Director in assessing prospective and current EOP student needs and developing program initiatives to promote student success.

Allegheny College — Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students

Allegheny College — Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students

Allegheny College is seeking a bold, optimistic visionary and an experienced, collaborative practitioner to be its next Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students (VP and Dean).

SUNY Delhi — Digital and Social Media Manager

SUNY Delhi — Digital and Social Media Manager

SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging Digital and Social Media Manager to the join the Office of College Relations and Advancement.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health — Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, Obesity and Food Systems

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health — Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, Obesity and Food Systems

We are seeking one or more tenure track faculty focused on understanding the impact of food systems and diets on obesity and who are dedicated to identifying innovative solutions to enhance and transform food systems to improve the diet, health, and well-being of communities.

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.

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.

Bastyr University — Director of Admissions Recruitment – (#18-015)

Bastyr University — Director of Admissions Recruitment – (#18-015)

The Director of Admissions Recruitment provides direction and oversight to the Admissions Advisors and Assistant Director(s) in implementing a successful student recruitment model.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Research Methods and International Affairs

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Research Methods and International Affairs

The position requires teaching core courses in quantitative research for the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, research methods for the Master of Public Administration, and an elective course in international affairs for the Master of International Affairs.

Duke University Establishes an Online Archive of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

Duke University Establishes an Online Archive of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has established the SNCC Digital Gateway to make the story of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee available for students and researchers.

Only One HBCU on the List of the "50 Most Amazing College Museums"

Only One HBCU on the List of the “50 Most Amazing College Museums”

College Rank recently published its list of the “50 Most Amazing College Museums.” Only one museum at a historically Black college or university made the list; the Howard University Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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.

Vanderbilt University — Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Vanderbilt University — Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

The Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer provides executive level leadership on equity, diversity and inclusion efforts at the university.

Contra Costa College — President

Contra Costa College — President

The President reports to the Chancellor and is responsible for the delivery of educational and other services provided by the college and for the supervision of the administrative staff and all educational programs and services of the college.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale — Hall Director, University Housing

Southern Illinois University Carbondale — Hall Director, University Housing

The Hall Director is responsible for the quality of student life in residential facilities ranging from traditional residence halls to an apartment complex.

United States Naval War College — Postdoctoral Fellow in National Security Affairs

United States Naval War College — Postdoctoral Fellow in National Security Affairs

This postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship is a one year (up to 13 months) in-resident appointment beginning July 2018 and is renewable by the NSA Department for a second year.

New Study Aims to Identify Best Practices in Mentoring to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields

New Study Aims to Identify Best Practices in Mentoring to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields

Angela Byars-Winston, professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected to lead a committee of the National Academy of Sciences that will seek to identify the best mentoring techniques to bring more women and members of underrepresented groups into STEM fields.

In Memoriam: Olly W. Wilson, 1937-2018

In Memoriam: Olly W. Wilson, 1937-2018

After teaching at Florida A&M University and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Dr. Wilson joined the music department faculty at the University of California, Berkeley in 1970. He retired from teaching in 2002.