Archive for June, 2018

Midwestern State University  — Dean of the Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Midwestern State University — Dean of the Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Midwestern State University, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, seeks an accomplished and energetic leader for the position of Dean of the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services.

The Ohio State University — Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

The Ohio State University — Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

This tenure track Assistant Professor serves as a faculty member at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, Wooster Ohio.

Seven Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Seven Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Amy Freeman at Penn State, Juana Mendenhall at Morehouse College, Cynthia Blair at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Lawrence Bobo at Harvard University, Princess U II Imoukhuede at Washington University, Dwana Waugh at Sweet Briar College, and Diane Edison at Hollins University.

South Carolina State University Partners With St. Hugh's College at Oxford

South Carolina State University Partners With St. Hugh’s College at Oxford

Under the agreement, five students from South Carolina State University will travel to Oxford to study at the Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory for a six-week summer program. The program is the first collaboration between Oxford University and a historically Black university in the United States.

Four HBCUs Will Now Participate in Maryland's Cyber Warrior Diversity Program

Four HBCUs Will Now Participate in Maryland’s Cyber Warrior Diversity Program

The program will train students in computer networking and cybersecurity with the goal of an increase in the number of people from underrepresented groups who earn Computer Technology Industry Association certifications.

Johns Hopkins University Scholar Wins the $50,000 Hiett Prize in the Humanities

Johns Hopkins University Scholar Wins the $50,000 Hiett Prize in the Humanities

Chris Lebron, an associate professor of philosophy, is the winner of the award that recognizes “ascending” scholars whose are “devoted to the humanities and whose work shows extraordinary promise to have a significant impact on contemporary culture.”

Talladega Colleges' New Program to Help Classroom Aides Become Teachers

Talladega Colleges’ New Program to Help Classroom Aides Become Teachers

Talladega College, the historically Black educational institution in Alabama, is launching a new program designed to provide a pathway for teacher’s aides and education paraprofessionals to complete a bachelor’s degree in order to meet the qualifications to become schools teachers.

New Administrative Posts for 13 African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 13 African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Southern Methodist University — Assistant Professor, History of China

Southern Methodist University — Assistant Professor, History of China

The Clements Department of History in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at Southern Methodist University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of China, beginning fall 2019.

American University — Special Assistant to the Provost (1023)

American University — Special Assistant to the Provost (1023)

The Special Assistant to the Provost is responsible for supporting the Provost through a wide range of professional responsibilities.

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

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

Candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in plant pathology and researching diseases of strawberries.

Miami University — Associate Director of Diversity Affairs

Miami University — Associate Director of Diversity Affairs

The Associate Director reports to the Director of the Office of Diversity Affairs and works with colleagues and stakeholders in creating an inclusive environment for all students.

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.

Miami University — International Student Advisor

Miami University — International Student Advisor

The International Student Advisor will provide support for international students on campus by offering visa and immigration advising, assisting with orientation and other programs, and collaborating with other units on campus to offer support and advocacy related to the successful transition of international students to the Miami University community.

University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Pharmacy @ MSU — Assistant / Associate NT Clinical Professor

University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Pharmacy @ MSU — Assistant / Associate NT Clinical Professor

Applications are invited for a non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty appointment in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy.

Georgia Southern University  — Limited-Term Instructor

Georgia Southern University — Limited-Term Instructor

Reporting to the department chair, the limited-term instructor requires candidates to be able to teach 5 survey sections of World and/or American History each term.

Hiram College — Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Business and Finance

Hiram College — Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Business and Finance

The Chief Financial Officer/Vice President for Business and Finance oversees the functional areas of finance and accounting, human resources, physical plant, technology, auxiliary enterprises, purchasing, and property management.

Florida State University Alumni Association — President and CEO

Florida State University Alumni Association — President and CEO

The President and CEO of the FSU Alumni Association serves as the senior alumni relations executive for Florida State University and benefits from the intense loyalty and involvement of volunteers supporting alumni programs and alumni chapters, clubs, and support organizations across the campus, the State of Florida, the nation, and the world.

Harvard University Acquires the Family Papers of Professor Patricia J. Williams

Harvard University Acquires the Family Papers of Professor Patricia J. Williams

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has acquired the archives of the family of Patricia J. Williams, the James L. Dohr Professor at the Columbia University School of Law. The archives include 65 boxes of family documents going back more than a century.

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.

Purdue University — Executive Director, Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association

Purdue University — Executive Director, Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association

Develop and manage the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association’s activities and the Indiana State Fair Pioneer Farm and Home Show.

Carroll University  — PROVOST/VPAA

Carroll University — PROVOST/VPAA

Carroll’s new provost will be academically entrepreneurial as a leader, experienced as a teacher and scholar, accomplished as a strategic planner and implementer, consultative by nature, decisive in practice, and informed about the needs of the 21st century learner.

Mills College  — Associate VP for Finance & Assistant Treasurer

Mills College — Associate VP for Finance & Assistant Treasurer

The Associate VP for Finance & Assistant Treasurer is responsible for the overall accounting and financial reporting operations of the College.

University of Pennsylvania — Associate / Full Professor of Radiation Oncology, Research Track for Medical Physics

University of Pennsylvania — Associate / Full Professor of Radiation Oncology, Research Track for Medical Physics

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure research track.

University of California, Los Angeles — Executive Director of Development, Life Sciences, UCLA College

University of California, Los Angeles — Executive Director of Development, Life Sciences, UCLA College

As the Executive Director of Development, you will serve as an eminent fundraising partner to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for College Development and the Dean to meet the established goals and objectives that reflect the academic priorities of UCLA College’s Division of Life Sciences.

Accreditation Agency Takes Action Affecting Five HBCUs

Accreditation Agency Takes Action Affecting Five HBCUs

The Commission on College of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools recently made decisions affecting several historically Black colleges and universities in its jurisdiction.

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (Little Rock) — Process Improvement Manager

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (Little Rock) — Process Improvement Manager

The Process Improvement Manager will review and catalog all work processes within CES and identify weaknesses and inefficiencies.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gives $33 Million to Support Diversity and Inclusion

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gives $33 Million to Support Diversity and Inclusion

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has made grants of $1 million to 33 colleges and universities to promote the inclusion of students from underrepresented groups in science education.

A Trio of African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

A Trio of African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Anthony C. Nelson has been chosen as the next dean of the School of Business at North Carolina Central University. George H. Stroud was appointed dean of students at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and Lemuel W. Watson was named dean of the School of Education at Indiana University.

Miami University — Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

Miami University — Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

dssThe Associate Director of Enrollment Operations will have responsibility for and oversight of the operations, processing, systems, and communication functions within a complex and deadline-driven office which directly supports the University’s recruitment, application, admission, and enrollment processes.

Texas A&M University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in National Security & Diplomacy

Texas A&M University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in National Security & Diplomacy

The Department of International Affairs in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the broad area of National Security and Diplomacy.

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

Dr. Johnston served as the second chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Kearney from 1993 to 2002. Previously, she was executive vice president and provost at DePaul University in Chicago.

Miami University — Director of Assessment and Evaluation, College of Education, Health & Society

Miami University — Director of Assessment and Evaluation, College of Education, Health & Society

Director of Assessment and Evaluation to provide administrative leadership and oversight of all efforts related to assessment and accreditation within the College of Education, Health and Society.

Wellesley College — Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion

Wellesley College — Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion

The next Associate Provost will join an energized and committed leadership team to advance college-wide initiatives, focusing primarily on faculty and staff, around equity and inclusion.

Oregon State University — Coordinator of Student Governance

Oregon State University — Coordinator of Student Governance

Oregon State University’s Office of Student Life and its Office of Student Governance are seeking the right candidate to fill our new position of Student Governance Coordinator in support of our student government: ASOSU.