Archive for January, 2021

Southern Illinois University System — Vice President for Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Southern Illinois University System — Vice President for Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

The CDO will provide leadership for the System’s antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion vision and be responsible for operation of the newly formed SIU System Office for Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Cornerstone University — President

Cornerstone University — President

Cornerstone University seeks an exceptional leader to oversee all aspects of the university, advance its mission, and articulate a vision for Christ-centered educational excellence in all programming, scholarship, and personnel.

American University — Postdoctoral Fellows for Academic Diversity

American University — Postdoctoral Fellows for Academic Diversity

These positions are designed to support the development of early-career scholars who show promise of distinguished research careers and who are from sectors of the population historically underrepresented on the professorial faculties of U.S. colleges and universities.

Morgan State University Establishes the Center for Urban Health Equity

Morgan State University Establishes the Center for Urban Health Equity

The Center will be designed to focus on community-driven interests allowing maximum research energy and effort for immediate allocation and response to the root issues that influence — and in many cases, perpetuate— health disparities.

Four Black Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Major Universities

Four Black Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Major Universities

Taking on new assignments are Tony Gaskew at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford, Julia Ballenger at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Theddeus Iheanacho at Yale Medical School, and Wanda Heading-Grant at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Projected Budget Shortfall Forces Philander Smith College to Cut Faculty and Staff

Projected Budget Shortfall Forces Philander Smith College to Cut Faculty and Staff

Philander Smith College, the historically Black educational institution in Little Rock, Arkansas, was forced to lay off 22 employees at the end of the fall semester. Due to enrollment declines as a result of the global health pandemic, the college had a projected budget shortfall of more than $3 million.

Macalester College — Executive Vice President & Provost

Macalester College — Executive Vice President & Provost

The provost will drive academic innovation, lead with strategic and inclusive vigor, and create a compelling vision for all aspects of academic life at Macalester.

University of Houston-Clear Lake — Associate Vice President, Business Operations

University of Houston-Clear Lake — Associate Vice President, Business Operations

The Associate Vice President, Business Operations serves as the University’s Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, works to provide leadership for all departments within the Business Operations unit including: Auxiliary Services, Procurement and Contract Administration, General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Student Business Services and General Support Services.

Antoinette Landor of the University of Missouri Honored for Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

Antoinette Landor of the University of Missouri Honored for Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

Antoinette Landor, associate professor in the department of human development and family science in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri, was recently named the 2020 Undergraduate Research Mentor by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Saint Louis University — Tenure Track Assistant Professor, African American Studies and Education

Saint Louis University — Tenure Track Assistant Professor, African American Studies and Education

The successful candidate will offer one course per semester while directing the Shut it Down project housed in the School of Education. The Shut It Down project is a program that works to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline through coaching St. Louis area K-12 teachers and administrators in restorative justice practices.

Alabama State University Partners With Southern Union State Community College

Alabama State University Partners With Southern Union State Community College

The concurrent enrollment partnership will provide Southern Union students – who plan to transfer to Alabama State to complete a bachelor’s degree – the opportunity to take courses in biomedical engineering, rehabilitation services, and forensic biology at Alabama State.

Choate Rosemary Hall — Director of Operations

Choate Rosemary Hall — Director of Operations

Choate Rosemary Hall, a highly selective, co-educational boarding school located in Wallingford, CT, invites applications, nominations, and inquiries as it embarks upon a search for a Director of Operations, a key position overseeing risk management, community safety functions, campus support services (Mailroom, Sally Hart Lodge, and Choate Store), and other operational components of a complex portfolio. 

New Administrative Positions for Three African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Three African Americans in Higher Education

Janet Wormack is the new vice president of administration and finance at Salisbury University in Maryland. Dasha Lundy has been named chief operating officer at Knoxville College in Tennessee and Chavis Paulk is the new vice president for finance and administration at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Wichita State University — President

Wichita State University — President

As Chief Executive Officer, the President is responsible for the overall management and oversight of the university’s vision, strategy, and operations.

Northwestern University — Associate Dean of Administration, Finance, Facilities & Planning

Northwestern University — Associate Dean of Administration, Finance, Facilities & Planning

The Associate Dean of Administration, Finance, Facilities & Planning (AFF&P) serves as the School’s Chief Operating Officer with management and performance responsibilities for budget; financial operations; HR/Talent Management; space planning and facilities including research lab construction; risk management; general and lab safety; contract review and Cohen Commons foodservice.

Yale University — Vice President, Human Resources

Yale University — Vice President, Human Resources

Appointed by the President and reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of Operations, the CHRO will have responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources across Yale University and will serve as a trusted advisor, and partner.

In Memoriam: Reginald Wilson, 1927-2020

In Memoriam: Reginald Wilson, 1927-2020

Dr. Wilson taught and was director of the Upward Bound program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, founded and directed the Black studies program at the University of Detroit Mercy, and was president of Wayne County Community College for 10 years.

University of Pennsylvania — Nephrology Faculty Position, Junior rank - The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania — Nephrology Faculty Position, Junior rank – The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

The Division of Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track.

University of Pennsylvania — Chair, Department of Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital

University of Pennsylvania — Chair, Department of Medicine – Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital and the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Medicine position in the non-tenure academic clinician track.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Electrophysiology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Electrophysiology

The Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate Professor, CE track, Laboratory Animal Medicine

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate Professor, CE track, Laboratory Animal Medicine

This position ensures the health and freedom from subclinical infectious diseases of a daily census of more than 120,000 mice and 1,000 rats housed in approximately 500 housing rooms on the Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania.

Viterbo University — Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Institutional Equity

Viterbo University — Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Institutional Equity

The next Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Institutional Equity will set the strategic direction for human resources and institutional equity, and will develop, implement, and maintain equitable and inclusive personnel policies and practices that are compliant with federal/state laws and university guidelines and support the university priorities.

Choate Rosemary Hall — Director of Facilities Management

Choate Rosemary Hall — Director of Facilities Management

Choate Rosemary Hall invites applications, nominations, and inquiries as it embarks upon a search for a Director of Facilities Management, a key position overseeing facilities maintenance, campus planning, construction management, and other critical components of a complex portfolio.

The Ohio State University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Corn and Emerging Crop Production Systems

The Ohio State University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Corn and Emerging Crop Production Systems

The selected individual is expected to establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research and extension program focused on corn and emerging crops.

Barnard College — Associate Director of Creative Writing

Barnard College — Associate Director of Creative Writing

The English Department of Barnard College seeks an entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor, or renewable Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, to serve as Associate Director and administrative head of Creative Writing.

Black First-Year Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

Black First-Year Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

In 2004, only two of the nation’s highest-ranked universities had incoming classes that were more than 10 percent Black. This year there are 16 with an entering class that is more than 10 percent Black.

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.

Ball State University — Chairperson of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics

Ball State University — Chairperson of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics

As Department Chairperson, the candidate will provide leadership to a department with 15 full-time tenured and tenure-track members and 13 non-tenure track members. Teaching assignments may include introductory courses as well as upper division courses.

Soka University of America — Professor of Black Studies

Soka University of America — Professor of Black Studies

Soka University of America seeks to appoint a Professor in Black Studies at the senior level, beginning August 2021, to contribute to the development of a new program in race and ethnic studies.

Fairleigh Dickinson University — Senior Vice President for University Operations

Fairleigh Dickinson University — Senior Vice President for University Operations

The Senior Vice President will have oversight of many of the non-academic operations on the two New Jersey campuses, including Facilities and Auxiliary Services, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Counseling and Health Services, Academic and Disabilities Support Services, and Public Safety.

Boise State University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Boise State University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost will oversee and lead all colleges within the University and work collaboratively with the university leadership team and the academic deans to lead the academic mission of the university.

California State University, Northridge  — Associate Dean (CSUN Tseng College: Graduate, International and Midcareer Education)

California State University, Northridge — Associate Dean (CSUN Tseng College: Graduate, International and Midcareer Education)

The Associate Dean is a key member of the senior team of the College along with the Dean and the Executive Director of the College’s Division of Business Operations and Finance and is expected to know the work of the College well and to ensure that the College works in keeping with the college’s mission, purpose, values and five-year vision.

Naropa University  — Core Candidate  Assistant/Associate Professor

Naropa University — Core Candidate Assistant/Associate Professor

The Graduate School of Counseling and Psychology seeks to fill two full-time core faculty positions in the Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling concentration beginning May 1, 2021, or July 1, 2021.

Ohio University  — Open Rank, Ohio University Cluster Hire in Population Health/Health Disparities

Ohio University — Open Rank, Ohio University Cluster Hire in Population Health/Health Disparities

Ohio University is seeking to expand its research related to community, public and population health to improve the understanding of social determinants of health and health disparities.

McDaniel College  — Provost

McDaniel College — Provost

The provost fosters a culture of creative problem solving and continual institutional improvement, and ensures the financial soundness of the College’s academic and campus life programming.

SUNY Empire State College — Dean, Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School for Labor Studies

SUNY Empire State College — Dean, Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School for Labor Studies

The Dean of the Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies will collaborate with senior Academic Affairs leadership to expand student success with high quality labor studies programming that promotes innovation in teaching, mentoring and learning.