Archive for April, 2018

Antioch University Midwest — Core Faculty – Founding Director

Antioch University Midwest — Core Faculty – Founding Director

Antioch University Midwest is seeking a candidate for the Core Faculty – Founding Director – Doctor of Education in Educational and Professional Practice to provide visionary, entrepreneurial leadership for Antioch University’s first Doctor of Education program for the Division of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies.

The Ohio State University — Director of Real Estate

The Ohio State University — Director of Real Estate

The Director of Real Estate leads the university real estate team in developing strategies to implement the institution’s master plan and supporting the space needs of all academic and medical center units.

Anthony Graham Will Be the Next Provost at Winston-Salem State University

Anthony Graham Will Be the Next Provost at Winston-Salem State University

Dr. Graham has been serving as dean of the College of Education and as a professor of educator preparation at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He joined the faculty there in 2003. Dr. Graham will begin his new duties on July 1.

Sub-Saharan African Immigrants to the U.S. Are a Highly Educated Group

Sub-Saharan African Immigrants to the U.S. Are a Highly Educated Group

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows that in 2015, 69 percent of immigrants to the United States from sub-Saharan African nations had some college experience compared to 63 percent of native-born Americans of all races.

Miami University — Title IX Investigator / Student Case Manager

Miami University — Title IX Investigator / Student Case Manager

The Title IX Investigator/Student Conduct Case Manager reports to the Director of The Office of Community Standards; reviews police and incident reports submitted to the Office of Community Standards for appropriateness of moving forward with Code of Student Conduct charges.

Colleges and Universities That Go Test Optional Tend to Increase Racial Diversity

Colleges and Universities That Go Test Optional Tend to Increase Racial Diversity

A new report from the National Council on College Admission Counseling finds that that colleges and universities that do not require students to submit standardized test scores tended to enroll and graduate more students from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

Deanna Dixon was promoted to dean of admission at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and John A. Kuykendall was appointed dean of the School of Education at the University of Indianapolis.

Study Finds Racial Integration of Churches Will Do Little to Change Attitudes

Study Finds Racial Integration of Churches Will Do Little to Change Attitudes

A study by researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, finds that in congregations that have made an effort to foster racial integration, neighbors who are people of other races have more impact on Whites’ friendship networks and attitudes than do members of their congregations.

Winston-Salem State University's Wanda Brown to Lead the American Library Association

Winston-Salem State University’s Wanda Brown to Lead the American Library Association

Wanda K. Brown, the director of library services at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, was named president-elect of the 57,000-member American Library Association. She will serve as president-elect for one year and then will take over the presidency at the conclusion of the association’s 2019 annual meeting.

Empire State College — Director of Collegewide Student Services

Empire State College — Director of Collegewide Student Services

SUNY Empire State College, Office of Academic Affairs, seeks a thoughtful, highly organized, Director of Collegewide Student Services to provide leadership across a range of sensitive student services matters.

Delta College — Associate Dean of Retention

Delta College — Associate Dean of Retention

The Associate Dean will develop and continuously improve programs, communications and services in response to the changing needs of students and the evolving institutional priorities for Delta College’s prospective, new and returning students, with emphasis on student success initiatives that lead to enrollment, retention and degree/certificate completion.

Smith College — Executive Director for Non-Degree Programs

Smith College — Executive Director for Non-Degree Programs

The Executive Director will be responsible for transforming Smith’s existing pre-college, professional, and executive education programs into a new strategic venture focused on the rapidly growing non-degree program market.

State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

The Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a one year term Visiting Assistant Professorship in the areas of Mineralogy & Economic Geology.

North Carolina Central University Mounts Rebranding Campaign

North Carolina Central University Mounts Rebranding Campaign

The new logo and branding campaign featuring the tagline “Discover what’s Central to you” was not received well by some members of the university community who posted negative comments on social media.

Business Schools at Morgan State University and the University of Pennsylvania Team Up

Business Schools at Morgan State University and the University of Pennsylvania Team Up

Under the agreement, the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State and The Wharton School will explore opportunities for cooperation among faculty and students at both educational institutions in conferences, curricular development, and research.

Princeton's Tera Hunter Wins Book Award From the Organization of American Historians

Princeton’s Tera Hunter Wins Book Award From the Organization of American Historians

Tera W. Hunter, a professor of history and African American studies at Princeton University in New Jersey, has been awarded the Mary Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History from the Organization of American Historians.

Meharry Medical College Announces Changes to Its Curriculum

Meharry Medical College Announces Changes to Its Curriculum

Under the new plan, students will receive the lecture part of a class on their own time, at their own pace (such as online, through videos, audio recordings, readings, or exercises). Students will spend their class time working in small groups to apply what they have learned.

Three African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Donica Thomas Varner was named general counsel at Oberlin College in Ohio. Genyne Royal was appointed assistant dean for student success at Michigan State University and Jermaine Truax will be the next director of athletics and recreation at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Saint Augustine's University to Cuts Jobs in Restructuring Effort

Saint Augustine’s University to Cuts Jobs in Restructuring Effort

The university’s bottom line has taken a hit in recent years due to declining enrollments. In the fall of 2012, there were 1,387 students enrolled at the university. By 2016, fall enrollments stood at 944 students. Despite a slight increase in enrollments, financial problems remain.

CUNY School of Medicine — Assistant Dean, Physician Assistant Program

CUNY School of Medicine — Assistant Dean, Physician Assistant Program

As chief executive of the PA program, the individual provides direction and leadership in the supervision, coordination and long-range planning for all aspects of the academic and educational operations.

Columbia University Libraries — Digital Publishing Librarian

Columbia University Libraries — Digital Publishing Librarian

The Columbia University Libraries seek a creative, service-oriented Digital Publishing Librarian to lead publishing services for its Digital Scholarship division.

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Esther Ngumbi, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois, Gerald Williams, interim director of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion at Valdosta State University in Georgia, and Ismail H. Abdullahi, an associate professor of library science at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Two African Americans Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University

Two African Americans Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University, located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis, enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students and almost 2,000 graduate students. African Americans make up 6 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Bunker Hill Community College — F/T Faculty, Communications

Bunker Hill Community College — F/T Faculty, Communications

The College seeks an enthusiastic, cutting edge professional with teaching credentials and experience to revise and expand the Communications Program of Study to align the major with baccalaureate transfer opportunities and 21st century careers.

California State University, Stanislaus — Chief Information Officer

California State University, Stanislaus — Chief Information Officer

The CIO / Associate Vice President is responsible for the development, management, and utilization of administrative, academic, and instructional technology resources, information, processing resources, and telecommunications resources.

Orange County Community College — Chair, Computer Science & Technology, FT Tenure Track

Orange County Community College — Chair, Computer Science & Technology, FT Tenure Track

The Department of the Computer Science & Technology Department is seeking a Department Chair who is technologically diverse individual with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching as well as student leaving and success.

Trinity College — Associate Director of Milestone Reunion Giving

Trinity College — Associate Director of Milestone Reunion Giving

The Associate Director of Milestone Reunion Giving works closely with colleagues in the Trinity College Fund, Leadership Giving, Alumni Relations, and Planned Giving to drive the fundraising effort for the 50th and 55th Reunions and for the eight non-reunion classes leading up to both reunions.

Colgate University — Dean of Admission

Colgate University — Dean of Admission

The incoming Dean will lead a long-term strategic planning process to ensure Colgate’s continued success and future ability to attract outstanding students.

University of Pennsylvania — Director, Residential Services

University of Pennsylvania — Director, Residential Services

The Director, Residential Services will lead the administrative, management, and service facets of on-campus student housing in support of Penn’s academic mission.

Cal Poly State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Plant Pathology

Cal Poly State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Plant Pathology

The Departments of Horticulture & Crop Science and Wine & Viticulture at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA seeks applications for a full-time academic year, tenure-track assistant or associate professor to teach courses related to plant pathology.

State University of New York at Oswego — Arts Programming Coordinator

State University of New York at Oswego — Arts Programming Coordinator

The School of Communication, Media and the Arts at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time position for an Arts Programming Coordinator.

University of Pittsburgh — Tenure Stream Positions in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh — Tenure Stream Positions in Accounting

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for three anticipated tenure track positions in Accounting starting Fall 2019 or sooner.

Augustana College — Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Education: Elementary Reading/Literacy

Augustana College — Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Education: Elementary Reading/Literacy

Augustana College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Elementary Reading/Literacy Education beginning in August of the 2018-19 academic year.

Methodist University — President

Methodist University — President

Methodist University seeks a dynamic and talented new president to build on the University’s notable success and momentum, foster innovation, hone its strategic priorities, build enrollment, and enhance and leverage university resources.

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.

San Bernardino Community College District  — Division Dean, Career Education and Human Development

San Bernardino Community College District — Division Dean, Career Education and Human Development

The Division Dean is responsible for ensuring that the learning-centered programs and services offered by the departments under his/her supervision meet the needs of a diverse student population, comply with all state, regional and federal regulations and comply with the budget goals of the college and the district.