Archive for December, 2021

South Dakota State University – College of Natural Sciences — Associate Dean for Research

South Dakota State University – College of Natural Sciences — Associate Dean for Research

The Associate Dean for Research will coordinate the College’s research development activities with the University by participating in the University Research Council and collaborating with the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

Three African American Women Appointed to Leadership Posts at Georgia State University

Three African American Women Appointed to Leadership Posts at Georgia State University

Nicolle Parsons-Pollard has been appointed interim provost and head of academic affairs. Corrie Fountain, director of faculty development, will serve as interim associate provost for faculty affairs and Cynthia Lester will serve as interim dean at Perimeter College at Georgia State University.

Fifteen HBCUs Receive Grants From the Propel Center

Fifteen HBCUs Receive Grants From the Propel Center

The Propel Center aims to provide HBCU students with virtual and physical pathways for propelling their leadership development, entrepreneurial endeavors, and community impact. Fifteen HBCUs have received grants totaling $3 million for programs in agri-tech and the arts.

Three African American Men in New Faculty Roles

Three African American Men in New Faculty Roles

Chezare A. Warren is a new associate professor of educational equity and inclusion in educational policy at Vanderbilt University. Marion Hambrick is executive director of the Grawemeyer Awards and Scholars program at the University of Louisville and S. Craig Watkins will direct the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas.

Huntsman Savile Row Establishes Scholarship Program at Morehouse College

Huntsman Savile Row Establishes Scholarship Program at Morehouse College

The scholarship provides financial support to Morehouse students and gives them access to signature professional development opportunities. In addition, Huntsman Scholars also participate in mentoring activities and coaching sessions with company executives.

Anita Allen Wins the APA's Highest Honor for Service to Philosophy

Anita Allen Wins the APA’s Highest Honor for Service to Philosophy

Professor Allen is an internationally renowned expert on philosophical dimensions of privacy and data protection law, ethics, bioethics, legal philosophy, women’s rights, and diversity in higher education. In 2018-19, she was the first Black woman to serve as president of the American Philosophical Association.

Michigan State University — Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Michigan State University — Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

The Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Engagement, responsible for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, serves as a key facilitator of relationships across campus in the interest of promoting student learning while sustaining an engaged student experience on behalf of the Division of Student Life and Engagement.

HBCU Students Produce Fashion Collection Through Urban Outfitters Internship Program

HBCU Students Produce Fashion Collection Through Urban Outfitters Internship Program

Students from Clark Atlanta University, Howard University, and North Carolina A&T State University participated in the 10-week summer internship program that designed a 24-piece apparel and lifestyle collection celebrating the culture and community of their respective schools.

A Trio of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Trio of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Dwayne Pinkney was named executive vice president for finance and administration at Indiana University. Kimberly Davidson will be the inaugural ombudsperson at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and DeNeia Thomas was named vice president for enrollment and student success at Texas Southern University.

In Memoriam: Charles Johnson, 1927-2021

In Memoriam: Charles Johnson, 1927-2021

Dr. Charles Johnson joined Duke in 1970 as the first Black faculty member in the School of Medicine and the first Black physician on the faculty of Duke University. He served on the faculty of the School of Medicine for 26 years until his retirement in 1996.

City College of New York — Assistant Professor of Special Education

City College of New York — Assistant Professor of Special Education

The Department of Learning, Leadership and Culture in the School of Education at the City College of New York invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Special Education, beginning in Fall 2022.

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.

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.

Colorado State University — Assistant Professor of English Specializing in Fiction Writing

Colorado State University — Assistant Professor of English Specializing in Fiction Writing

The Department of English at Colorado State University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Fiction Writing. We are seeking a writer with energy, vision, and a commitment to building excellence in our graduate and undergraduate programs.

University of Wisconsin Law School — Director, Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic

University of Wisconsin Law School — Director, Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic

The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic is part of the experiential training at the University of Wisconsin Law School and provides legal services worth over $1.5 million per year to entrepreneurs

University of Portland — President

University of Portland — President

The University’s next president will be a committed Catholic who demonstrates a genuine desire for a deep commitment to the institution’s mission.

University of North Carolina Wilmington — Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

University of North Carolina Wilmington — Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics or Statistics starting August 2022.

Oakland University — Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer to the Board of Trustees

Oakland University — Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer to the Board of Trustees

Oakland University, a public doctoral research institution in southeastern Michigan seeks a transformative, collaborative, and forward-thinking leader to serve as its next Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer to the Board of Trustees.

Northampton Community College — President

Northampton Community College — President

While acknowledging its legacy and affirming its successes, NCC seeks an entrepreneurial, creative visionary that can lead NCC through a time of transformation in higher education to reimagine its future as one of the leading community colleges in the nation.

University of California, Davis — Vice Chancellor for Finance, Operations, and Administration

University of California, Davis — Vice Chancellor for Finance, Operations, and Administration

The Vice Chancellor is a senior campus executive who provides strategic leadership in financial planning, stewardship, and sustainability; human resources; planning, design, construction, and operations of campus facilities and natural resources; and public health and safety.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Political Science

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Political Science

Baruch College’s Political Science Department invites applications for a tenure track position as assistant professor in the subfield of Comparative Politics, open with regard to geographic or thematic area of specialization.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

The Department of Psychology in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Counseling Psychology at the Assistant Professor Level to begin August 2022.

Mural on the Campus of Washington University in St. Louis Is Defaced With Racist Graffiti

Mural on the Campus of Washington University in St. Louis Is Defaced With Racist Graffiti

A mural depicting several notable African Americans on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis was vandalized and defaced with racist graffiti. The faces of some of the African Americans were painted over and the name of a White supremacist group was painted on the mural.

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.

University of Oregon  — HR Coordinator

University of Oregon — HR Coordinator

UO Libraries seeks a collaborative, communicative, and adaptable individual to provide high-level support for our human resources programs.

Humboldt State University  — Tenure Track Faculty, Social Work

Humboldt State University — Tenure Track Faculty, Social Work

Humboldt State University Department of Social Work invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position for the BASW and MSW programs, teaching both online and on campus courses.

Humboldt State University  — Tenure Track Faculty,  Environmental Science & Management (Geographic Information Science)

Humboldt State University — Tenure Track Faculty, Environmental Science & Management (Geographic Information Science)

Humboldt State University’s Department of Environmental Science & Management invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Geographic Information Science/Systems, with research applying geospatial data and methods to natural resource and management issues.

Humboldt State University  — Tenure Track Faculty,  Geography, Environment & Spatial Analysis (Geospatial Analysis)

Humboldt State University — Tenure Track Faculty, Geography, Environment & Spatial Analysis (Geospatial Analysis)

Humboldt State University’s Department of Geography, Environment & Spatial Analysis invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Geospatial Analysis.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Biology

Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Biology

The Department of Natural Sciences at Baruch College, City University of New York, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology, starting September 1, 2022.

Golden West College — Instructor, Chemistry

Golden West College — Instructor, Chemistry

Golden West College is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure track faculty member in chemistry commencing with the 2022 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves all areas of chemistry.

Golden West College — Instructor, Business

Golden West College — Instructor, Business

Golden West College is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure track faculty member in business commencing with the 2022 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves all areas of business.

Kentucky State University — President

Kentucky State University — President

As the executive officer of the University, the President provides visionary leadership and transparent stewardship to accomplish the mission and goals of the University.

Southern Connecticut State University — Dean, School of Business

Southern Connecticut State University — Dean, School of Business

The new dean of the School of Business will have the opportunity to bring to conclusions several initiatives currently underway, including AACSB accreditation, the new building, new curricula, and enhanced fundraising initiatives.

Racist Incidents Reported on the Campus of the University of Utah

Racist Incidents Reported on the Campus of the University of Utah

People dressed up in Ku Klux Klan outfits were seen in a residential hall at the University of Utah trying to recruit students for a White supremacist group. In another incident, human excrement was found smeared on the dormitory room door of a Black student.

Academic Fields Where No African Americans Earned Doctorates in 2020

Academic Fields Where No African Americans Earned Doctorates in 2020

African Americans earned just 2.1 percent of all doctorates awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents in the physical and earth sciences and 3.2 percent of all doctorates in mathematics and computer science. There were 17 fields where no African Americans earned doctorates.

Community College of Vermont  — Coordinator of Teaching and Learning - Montpelier, Newport or St. Johnsbury

Community College of Vermont — Coordinator of Teaching and Learning – Montpelier, Newport or St. Johnsbury

We are seeking a Coordinator of Teaching and Learning, who is an excellent communicator, systems thinker, and educational leader with a welcoming demeanor to become an integral member of the CCV team.