Archive for June, 2021

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.

U.S. Naval War College — Associate Professor of Professional Military Education

U.S. Naval War College — Associate Professor of Professional Military Education

The Associate Professor of Professional Military Education oversees the College’s accreditation process for both the Congressional and Department of Defense-mandated Joint Professional Military Education with the Joint Staff and standards and requirements for academic graduate reaccreditation with the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Yale University — Sr. Director, Yale Alumni Assoc. Reunions & Classes

Yale University — Sr. Director, Yale Alumni Assoc. Reunions & Classes

the Senior Director oversees alumni programs and activities for Yale College Classes to develop and strengthen alumni ties to the university through class organizations and reunions and serves on YAA’s senior leadership team.

Talladega College President Billy Hawkins to Retire Next Summer

Talladega College President Billy Hawkins to Retire Next Summer

When Dr. Hawkins took the helm at Talladega in 2008, the institution was struggling to survive and had under 300 students. The latest enrollments numbers available from the U.S. Department of Education show more than 1,200 students.

University of California Los Angeles — Director of Development for Parent Giving and Family Engagement

University of California Los Angeles — Director of Development for Parent Giving and Family Engagement

The director will develop a comprehensive strategic fundraising and communication plan to enhance parent giving to the university and oversee program analysis, evaluation and enhancements.

Texas Christian University — Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Texas Christian University — Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies

The next Dean will have the opportunity to lead a high-potential School and sharpen its strategic focus by capitalizing on current strengths and identifying new areas of growth, collaboration, and innovation.

Bryn Mawr College — Assistant / Associate Director of Student and Young Alumnae/i Engagement

Bryn Mawr College — Assistant / Associate Director of Student and Young Alumnae/i Engagement

The Assistant/Associate Director of Student and Young Alumnae/i Engagement is an integral member of The Bryn Mawr Fund team within the Alumnae/i Relations & Development division.

Bryn Mawr College — Assistant Director of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program

Bryn Mawr College — Assistant Director of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program

Bryn Mawr College seeks an Assistant Director of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program who will contribute to the overall functioning of the Postbac Program and the success of it’s students from the beginning of the admissions process, through their time at Bryn Mawr, to their matriculation at medical school. 

Bryn Mawr College — Residential Life Coordinator

Bryn Mawr College — Residential Life Coordinator

The Residential Life office at Bryn Mawr College has two openings for energetic individuals who are invested in the academic, social, and emotional growth of students to join our relationship-centered Residential Life team. 

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.

Ball State University — Assistant Lecturer of Telecommunications and Assistant Director of Sports Production

Ball State University — Assistant Lecturer of Telecommunications and Assistant Director of Sports Production

The Department of Telecommunications in the College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University has a full-time non-tenure-line position available in August 2021 in the nationally recognized Sports Link program.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine — Tenured Faculty Fellow, Jefferson Science Fellows Program

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine — Tenured Faculty Fellow, Jefferson Science Fellows Program

Established by the Secretary of State in 2003, this fellowship program engages the American academic science, technology, engineering, and medical communities in U.S. foreign policy and international development.

Carleton College — Assistant Professor of Spanish

Carleton College — Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Spanish at Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Spanish beginning September 1, 2022.

Harvard Divinity School — Faculty Position in African American Religious Studies

Harvard Divinity School — Faculty Position in African American Religious Studies

Harvard University’s Faculty of Divinity seeks to appoint a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in African American Religious Studies, with a particular interest in the North American context.

St. Bonaventure University — President

St. Bonaventure University — President

St. Bonaventure University seeks a visionary, inclusive and community-oriented leader to serve as its 22nd president to build on the university’s considerable momentum and to guide the institution to realizing its vision of becoming more broadly recognized as the nation’s top comprehensive Franciscan university.

Whitman College — President

Whitman College — President

Whitman College seeks a visionary leader who is a champion for the transformative value of a liberal arts education in a rapidly changing world and who understands the challenges and opportunities on the horizon for higher education.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University — Executive Director for The Environmental Collaboratory

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University — Executive Director for The Environmental Collaboratory

The role of the Executive Director will involve planning and implementing a visionary strategy, by defining the immediate and long-term strategic priorities and identifying actionable means for achieving sustainability, excellence, and influence.

Towson University — Public Relations Lecturer

Towson University — Public Relations Lecturer

The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in Public Relations in the Department of Mass Communication beginning August 2021.

Michigan State University — Fixed Term Faculty, Biological Sciences Program

Michigan State University — Fixed Term Faculty, Biological Sciences Program

The successful candidates will join a diverse group of educators and discipline-based education researchers dedicated to providing high-quality undergraduate biology education.

Penn State Harrisburg — Chief Research Officer

Penn State Harrisburg — Chief Research Officer

The Associate Dean for Research and Outreach will seize opportunities to expand research programs, connect research to real-world problems, and ensure translation of research to application.

Vanderbilt University Acquires Large Collection of Dizzy Gillespie Memorabilia

Vanderbilt University Acquires Large Collection of Dizzy Gillespie Memorabilia

Vanderbilt’s partnership with the National Museum of African American Music has taken a giant step forward with the university’s inaugural acquisition — a rich collection of portraits, personal scrapbooks, signed albums, and more from the life and career of Dizzy Gillespie, a seminal figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz.

Four Black Men Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Four Black Men Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

The four Black men in new faculty roles are Calvin Nobles at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Jeffrey Wray at Michigan State University, Dexter Gordon at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and Chris Walker at the University of Madison-Wisconsin.

University of Oregon  — Systems Integrator

University of Oregon — Systems Integrator

This position is responsible for enterprise-level complex systems, the integrity of the underlying data, and continuous improvement of associated application programming methods, techniques, and practices.

Pennsylvania State University  — Education Program Manager

Pennsylvania State University — Education Program Manager

The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and motivated individual to manage the Institute’s education program.

University of California San Diego  — Assistant Professor of Economics, Macroeconomics AY

University of California San Diego — Assistant Professor of Economics, Macroeconomics AY

The Department invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in macroeconomics (with an emphasis on combined theoretical and empirical skills).

University of the Virgin Islands  — Internal Auditor

University of the Virgin Islands — Internal Auditor

Perform professional internal auditing in the areas of risk management, control, and governance, and maintains professional ethical standards.

Temple University in Philadelphia Names Jason Wingard as Its Next President

Temple University in Philadelphia Names Jason Wingard as Its Next President

In 2015, Dr. Wingard was appointed dean of the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University in New York City. He also held the rank of professor at the school. Previously, Dr. Wingard was the chief learning officer at Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street investment firm.

Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Librarian-Instructional Design Librarian

Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Librarian-Instructional Design Librarian

Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University welcomes applications for an Instructional Design Librarian. The Instructional Design Librarian plays a key role in shaping the library’s instructional presence. 

Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Professor of Geography

Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Professor of Geography

The Department of Anthropology and Geography at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography, with a specialization in Geographic Information Science.

Higher Education Leads to Better Health, But Not So Much for Black Men

Higher Education Leads to Better Health, But Not So Much for Black Men

Studies show life expectancy is higher for educated Black men — those with a college degree or higher — compared with those who have not finished high school. But the increase is not as big as it is for Whites. The findings suggest that the power of discrimination to harm Black men’s lives may be more persistent than previously understood.

Leroy Hamilton Jr. Named Provost at Kentucky State University

Leroy Hamilton Jr. Named Provost at Kentucky State University

In addition to his role as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Kentucky State, Dr. Hamilton will also serve as a professor in the School of Education, Human Development, and the Consumer Sciences. He has been serving as special assistant to the president at Norfolk State University in Virginia.

Coastal Carolina University — Collection Strategies Librarian

Coastal Carolina University — Collection Strategies Librarian

Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University welcomes applications for a Collection Strategies Librarian to coordinate management, budgeting, acquisition and cataloging of electronic resources and monographs.

Coastal Carolina University — Lecturer of Human Geography

Coastal Carolina University — Lecturer of Human Geography

The candidate must be able to teach a range of lower and upper-level courses in service to an innovative combined B.A. in Anthropology and Geography, including our cross-listed ANTH/GEOG 120: Cultures and Environments and ANTH 300: Human Landscapes.

Racial Differences in Survey on Support of School Choice and Post-Pandemic Education

Racial Differences in Survey on Support of School Choice and Post-Pandemic Education

A new survey conducted by EdChoice finds continuing widespread support among African American families for school choice programs. And when a full explanation of school choice proposals is offered, support for such programs soars among parents of African American children.

New Jersey Institute of Technology — President

New Jersey Institute of Technology — President

This is a unique opportunity to lead an institution that, over the past 10 years, has dramatically increased its stature both nationally and internationally and has acted with purpose to become an R1 research university ranked among the top public institutions of higher education.

University of Minnesota — Faculty Position in Virology

University of Minnesota — Faculty Position in Virology

We seek a scientist working in the area of virology who will establish a competitive research program that complements the University’s research strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immunity and host defense, bacteriology, mycology, genomics, drug discovery, translational research, and clinical trials.