Archive for September, 2020

Misericordia University — President

Misericordia University — President

Misericordia seeks an innovative new president who is an experienced and successful leader in higher education and who is grounded in liberal arts education and the charisms of the Sisters of Mercy.

The University of Scranton — President

The University of Scranton — President

The new President will be charged with articulating, nurturing, and advancing the nature, culture, and heritage of this distinctive institution and its Catholic and Jesuit mission, building on this foundation to lead the University forward.

University of Alabama at Birmingham — Department Chair, Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods

University of Alabama at Birmingham — Department Chair, Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods

The University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks candidates for the Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods (MISQ), Department Chair in the Collat School of Business. 

The Ohio State University — Director, Office of Secure Research

The Ohio State University — Director, Office of Secure Research

The Director will oversee the university’s compliance with export and national security-related regulations and obligations, and works closely with internal university stakeholders to ensure compliance with federal requirements intended to prevent and mitigate undue foreign influences on research integrity.

The Ohio State University — Senior Export Control Officer

The Ohio State University — Senior Export Control Officer

The Senior Export Control Officer will support the University’s mission to manage the execution of compliance programs and policies, mainly related to export controls and sanctions regulations.

University of Nebraska Omaha — Assistant Professor of English Rhetoric / Composition

University of Nebraska Omaha — Assistant Professor of English Rhetoric / Composition

The Department of English seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialty in Rhetoric/Composition beginning August 16, 2021.

Racists Stage a Vehicle Parade Through the Campus of Elon University in North Carolina

Racists Stage a Vehicle Parade Through the Campus of Elon University in North Carolina

Occupants of the vehicles were heard to yell “White Power!” as they passed through campus. The protestors also yelled “No they don’t” as onlookers who held Black Lives Matter signs.

West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation — Data Analyst

West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation — Data Analyst

The IR Data Analyst will work with and under the direction of the Director for Institutional Research and Assessment will plan, develop, coordinate, and implement the college’s institutional research and assessment program, and perform related administrative duties, as required.

West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation — Director, Institutional Research and Assessment

West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation — Director, Institutional Research and Assessment

The Director for Institutional Research and Assessment will plan, develop, coordinate, and implement the college’s institutional research and assessment program, and perform related administrative duties, as required.

Simmons University  — Vice President for Student Affairs

Simmons University — Vice President for Student Affairs

The VPSA will assume an important and highly influential role at Simmons and be tasked with helping the University “become a beacon of leadership in the world of higher education; a resource to our nation and world; known for our expertise in fields which improve the human condition; sought out for the findings of our highly reputable research; and seen as the global expert in educating women for their own empowerment and leadership.”

University of Texas at Austin — Assistant Professor in Equity and Diversity in Special Education

University of Texas at Austin — Assistant Professor in Equity and Diversity in Special Education

The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Special Education is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Equity and Diversity in Special Education at the Assistant Professor level.

University of California, Davis — Academic Neonatology Faculty Member

University of California, Davis — Academic Neonatology Faculty Member

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is launching a national search for two full-time academic neonatology faculty clinician-scientists or clinician-educators. 

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.

Texas A&M University — Tenured Professor and Department Head, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Texas A&M University — Tenured Professor and Department Head, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full‐time tenured full professor and department head for the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Texas A&M University — Tenured Professor and Department Head, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

Texas A&M University — Tenured Professor and Department Head, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

The School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time tenured full professor and department head for the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences.

The Ohio State University — Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs

The Ohio State University — Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs

The Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs is a highly visible and high impact position that works with the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Students and college senior leadership to develop and implement the strategic direction of the undergraduate program.

Two African American Women at Southern State Universities Announce Their Retirements

Two African American Women at Southern State Universities Announce Their Retirements

Joanne Bankston, was coordinator of family and consumer sciences, and state specialist for family economics management at Kentucky State University and Valerie Gregory, associate dean of undergraduate admissions at the University of Virginia.

The University of the Sciences — Chair and Program Director: Master of Physician Assistant Program

The University of the Sciences — Chair and Program Director: Master of Physician Assistant Program

The Chair and Program Director is responsible for the overall planning, direction, and management of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program.

U.S. Naval War College CDE — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Joint Maritime Operations

U.S. Naval War College CDE — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Joint Maritime Operations

The United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, invites applications for two Professor of Joint Maritime Operations vacancies in its College of Distance Education in Newport, RI. The positions are full-time with rank and salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

In Memoriam: Viralene Johnson Coleman, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Viralene Johnson Coleman, 1928-2020

Professor Coleman served for 37 years as an English and literature teacher at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In 1969, she was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Ball State University — Dean, College of Health

Ball State University — Dean, College of Health

The dean is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the operational, personnel, budgetary, fundraising and student activities of the college and providing leadership and direction in the development and implementation of curricula and academic programming.

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University — Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University — Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Department seeks candidates in the broad field of Earth and Planetary Sciences including but not limited to: geology, geochemistry, oceanography, Earth history, geobiology, hydrology, mineralogy, mineral physics, paleomagnetism, atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, climate science, seismology, structural geology, geodynamics, petrology, geophysics, and planetary sciences.

Northwestern Health Sciences University — Dean of Students

Northwestern Health Sciences University — Dean of Students

The Dean of Students reports to the Vice President of Academic & Student Programs and is responsible for both the strategic leadership and day-to-day management of Student Affairs and its goals to enhance student success and engagement.

MIT Sloan School of Management — Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

MIT Sloan School of Management — Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The MIT Sloan School of Management, among the nation’s most prestigious and innovative business schools, seeks a visionary change agent, intellectual leader, and effective administrator to serve as its inaugural Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Colby College — Assistant Professor of Government

Colby College — Assistant Professor of Government

The Department of Government at Colby College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position to teach American government and politics, commencing September 1, 2021.

California State University, Monterey Bay  — Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

California State University, Monterey Bay — Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The Dean is the College’s chief academic officer providing leadership and advocacy for: strategic and budgetary planning; faculty and staff recruitment, professional development, evaluation, and retention; excellence in teaching, scholarship, creative activity, and research; university and community relations; curricular and fiscal management; enrollment planning; student recruitment and retention; program review; and accreditation.

Northcentral University  — Dean, School of Business

Northcentral University — Dean, School of Business

The person in this leadership position reports to the Provost and is accountable for the strategic direction, coordination, and evaluation of the School.

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Water Science

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Water Science

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position in Water Science, broadly defined, at the level of Assistant Professor.

Saint Louis University — University Provost

Saint Louis University — University Provost

The next provost will have an invaluable opportunity to build an academic strategic plan that enhances a student’s experience from recruitment through graduation, and on to employment or further advanced study.

Ball State University Foundation — Vice President for Development

Ball State University Foundation — Vice President for Development

The Ball State University Foundation is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to execute strategic direction for Ball State’s development team and fundraising campaign.

New Report Presents Data on the Race and Ethnicity of Public School Teachers

New Report Presents Data on the Race and Ethnicity of Public School Teachers

In schools where the majority of students were White, over 90 percent of teachers were White. At schools in which a majority of students were Black, more than one-third (36 percent) of teachers were Black and 54 percent were White.

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford — Director of the Nursing Program and Center for Rural Health Practice

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford — Director of the Nursing Program and Center for Rural Health Practice

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is currently seeking a visionary leader with a passion for health care in rural regions to fill the position of Director of the Nursing Program and Center for Rural Health Practice.

DoVeanna Fulton Is the New Provost at Norfolk State University in Virginia

DoVeanna Fulton Is the New Provost at Norfolk State University in Virginia

For the past 8 years, Dr. Fulton has served as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of history, humanities, and languages at the University of Houston–Downtown. Earlier, she taught at the University of Alabama.

Duke University — Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Duke University — Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

The Vice Dean serves as a key advisor to the Dean and is responsible for providing strategic direction in resource management, allocation, and administration; advancing priorities in operational areas; and developing and executing a mission for the administrative operations and financial future of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

Using Virtual Reality to Examine the Racial Attitudes of Educators

Using Virtual Reality to Examine the Racial Attitudes of Educators

The game “Passage Home” puts the player into the first-person perspective of “Tiany,” a talented and hard-working Black student who is falsely accused of plagiarism by her White female English teacher.

After Ousting President, Lincoln University Now Gives a New Five-Year Contract to Brenda Allen

After Ousting President, Lincoln University Now Gives a New Five-Year Contract to Brenda Allen

Less than three months ago, the board of trustees of Lincoln University voted to oust Brenda Allan as the institution’s president. After a lawsuit, the board has now given President Allen a new five-year contract.