Archive for June, 2022

Nazareth College — Director of Financial Aid

Nazareth College — Director of Financial Aid

The DFA will have a command of Title IV financial aid, and with state financial aid programs, ensuring compliance with current regulations and policies for all undergraduate and graduate financial aid resources.

UC Santa Cruz — Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research

UC Santa Cruz — Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research

The AVC-R oversees research administration and compliance and develops organizational policies and authorizes their implementation.

Northwestern University — Dean, School of Education and Social Policy

Northwestern University — Dean, School of Education and Social Policy

The University seeks a new dean to provide courageous, collaborative, and visionary leadership to further advance the school and to marshal the resources necessary to support the school’s goals.

Three Black Scholars Who Have Been Named to Endowed Professorships

Three Black Scholars Who Have Been Named to Endowed Professorships

The three Black scholars who have been appointed to named professorships are Regina Stevens-Truss at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, Fousseni Chabi-Yo in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts  Amherst, and Evelynn Hammons at Spelman College in Atlanta.

Good News! Florida Memorial University Has Been Removed From Accreditation Probation

Good News! Florida Memorial University Has Been Removed From Accreditation Probation

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges voted to place historically Black Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens on “probation for good cause.” After some significant budget cuts, the university’s probation has now been lifted.

Six Black Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Six Black Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative roles are Richard Cross at Lincoln University in Missouri, Madeline Brown at North Carolina A&T State University, Joe Leonard at Howard University, Birma Gaino at Clemson University, Courtney Cadore at Dillard University in New Orleans, and Shawn Odom at Winston-Salem State University.

Boeing Makes New $8 Million Commitment to Train and Recruit Students From HBCUs

Boeing Makes New $8 Million Commitment to Train and Recruit Students From HBCUs

Boeing and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund have renewed a partnership agreement that seeks to develop students from historically Black colleges and universities for careers in the aerospace industry.

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties

Taking on new duties are Valerie Giddings at North Carolina A&T State University, Collin Stultz of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robin R. Davis at Virginia Union University in Richmond, and Giselle Armond Abron at the University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With Lenoir-Rhyne University for Teacher Education

Elizabeth City State University Partners With Lenoir-Rhyne University for Teacher Education

Under the agreement, students and alumni from ECSU will have priority admission to the Masters in Art of Teaching (MAT) degree program at Lenoir-Rhyne University. ECSU graduates will receive a 10 to 20 percent tuition discount.

Four African Americans Named to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four African Americans Named to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four African Americans who have been named to adversity posts are Bruce B. Felder at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, Thelathia “Nikki” Young at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Emanuela Kucik at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Annie McGowan at Texas A&M University.

In Memoriam: Arnold Euriel George, 1952-2022

In Memoriam: Arnold Euriel George, 1952-2022

George joined NCCU in 1991 as an instructor and served the university and music department for 31 years, where he played an instrumental role in building the Jazz Studies Program. His primary instrument was the alto saxophone but he also was an excellent pianist.

Yale University — Editorial Director

Yale University — Editorial Director

The Editorial Director is responsible for leading the teams that create content across multiple digital channels (email, digital signage, video, photography, and social), including the It’s Your Yale website.

Colorado Mesa University — COSI Advisor

Colorado Mesa University — COSI Advisor

The COSI Advisor’s primary responsibility is to empower students to create and achieve their personal and educational goals through COSI (Colorado Scholarship Initiatives).

Cerritos College — Custodian (Culinary Arts) FT 10 month position

Cerritos College — Custodian (Culinary Arts) FT 10 month position

This is a unique full time 10 month custodial position which focuses predominantly on work in the kitchen classroom environment.

Simons Foundation — Bioinformatics Engineer

Simons Foundation — Bioinformatics Engineer

The Simons Foundation is seeking a Bioinformatics/Senior Bioinformatics Engineer (dependant upon experience) to develop and support whole exome and genome sequence data analysis pipelines in both research and operational modalities.

The University of Tennessee at Martin — Director of Housing

The University of Tennessee at Martin — Director of Housing

The Director of Housing at the University of Tennessee at Martin, under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student and Residential Life, is responsible for the overall vision, strategic planning, assessment, administration and operation of a comprehensive housing program.

William Paterson University — Instructor, Music (One Year Only)

William Paterson University — Instructor, Music (One Year Only)

Reporting to the Chair of the Music Department, this 10-month, one-year-only Musicology position in the Department of Music supports the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of the Arts programs, and the University Core Curriculum.

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.

NC State University  — Lead Multimedia Designer

NC State University — Lead Multimedia Designer

This position collaborates with faculty and staff to design and develop effective web communications solutions, rich-media applications, learning materials and graphic elements to support the educational environment.

Babson College — Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Babson College — Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

The incoming VPEM will lead a talented team of admission and financial aid professionals charged with recruiting, assessing, financing, and enrolling the next generation of Babson undergraduate and graduate students.

Emmanuel College — Lecturer of Biology

Emmanuel College — Lecturer of Biology

We seek a broadly trained biologist that shares the department’s commitment to inclusive STEM pedagogy and practices.

Eastern Illinois University Renames a Residence Hall to Honor Two African Americans

Eastern Illinois University Renames a Residence Hall to Honor Two African Americans

Zella Powell is believed to be the university’s first Black graduate, earning a degree from Eastern State Normal School in 1910. Ona Norton was the matriarch of a Black family in Charleston, Illinois, who housed Black student athletes in the 1950s who were not permitted to live on campus.

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.

Prairie View A&M University — President

Prairie View A&M University — President

The president reports directly to the chancellor and is responsible for implementing system policies and effectively managing the institution; sustaining and enhancing the institution’s mission and overall operations; and fostering and building upon the existing traditions, distinctiveness and strengths of the university.

Slippery Rock University — President

Slippery Rock University — President

As the chief executive officer, the President provides leadership for all aspects of the University, including academics, finance, planning, student affairs, enrollment, advancement, human resources, athletics, and other key areas.

University of San Francisco  — Assistant / Associate Professor - Deaprtment of Marketing

University of San Francisco — Assistant / Associate Professor – Deaprtment of Marketing

The Marketing Department seeks individuals excited about teaching undergraduate and graduate business students and being an active part of a dynamic community of teachers and scholars.

Emerson College  — Associate Dean of Development, School of Arts

Emerson College — Associate Dean of Development, School of Arts

The associate dean will be an experienced and strategic fundraising professional tasked with overseeing all aspects of the fundraising and engagement efforts for Emerson’s School of the Arts.

Concordia College  — President

Concordia College — President

The Board seeks an accomplished, creative, and charismatic leader who will bring a keen understanding of the higher education environment and be transformational in setting an ambitious course for the future of the college.

University of North Carolina Asheville  — Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance

University of North Carolina Asheville — Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance

The Vice Chancellor serves as a vitally important senior member of the administration and is expected to provide proactive, strategic advice to the Chancellor regarding the achievement of the mission of the University through sophisticated financial and administrative policies and procedures.

Tarrant County College District  — Senior Project Manager

Tarrant County College District — Senior Project Manager

The Senior Manager of Facilities Project Management is responsible for assisting with all assigned responsibilities regarding the design, construction, renovation and operations, and maintenance support of campus infrastructure, buildings, building systems, common areas, parking lots, and landscaping on all campuses.

Cal Poly Pomona — Chief Diversity Officer

Cal Poly Pomona — Chief Diversity Officer

he CDO will lead and coordinate a range of efforts to assure that equity, diversity, and inclusion are authentically reflected in campus practices, policies, community, culture and measures of excellence.

University of California San Diego — Assistant Vice Chancellor-Global Initiatives

University of California San Diego — Assistant Vice Chancellor-Global Initiatives

The AVC-GI will be asked to develop a strategy to implement the report recommendations and facilitate the transformation of internationalization for UC San Diego.

Coastal Carolina University — Director of Protected Rights / Title IX Coordinator

Coastal Carolina University — Director of Protected Rights / Title IX Coordinator

The Director of Protected Rights/Title IX Coordinator will provide leadership in the development, implementation and administration of policies and procedures to promote a respectful and diverse campus community, as well as leading University-wide Title IX and Title VII education and training efforts.

College of the Holy Cross — Provost and Dean of the College

College of the Holy Cross — Provost and Dean of the College

Holy Cross seeks a Provost with intellectual vitality, passion for the liberal arts and sciences, a transparent leadership style, and a deep understanding of how shared governance strengthens an institution.

Prairie View A&M University Seeks to Rediscover Its Lost History

Prairie View A&M University Seeks to Rediscover Its Lost History

Prairie View A&M University is located on land that once was a plantation that housed 400 enslaved individuals. Many of the historically Black university’s historical records were lost in a 1947 fire. Now a new committee has been formed to piece together the university’s past.