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Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

The board of trustees of Alabama A&M University in Huntsville has approved a contract extension through July 15, 2020 for Andrew Hugine Jr., president of the university. Dr. Hugine became the eleventh president of the university in 2009.

Alabama A&M University Partners With the Small Business Administration

Alabama A&M University Partners With the Small Business Administration

The alliance aims to facilitate the strengthening of small business through the strategic sharing and provision of access to resources, publications, training materials, workshops, speakers, and referrals.

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Dr. Edmond will serve as provost during the 2016-17 academic year as the university searches for someone to serve in the role on a permanent basis. She has served as provost at Albany State University in Georgia and Alabama A&M University.

Three African Americans Are Retiring From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Three African Americans Are Retiring From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Those who have announced their retirements are Virginia Caples at Alabama A&M University, John H. Bracey Jr. at the University of Massachusetts, and Floyd Kerr at Morgan State University.

Four Black Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

Four Black Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are JoAnne Epps, dean of the law school at Temple University in Philadelphia, Virginia Caples of Alabama A&M University, Julia Bryan of Pennsylvania State University, and Charles A. Watson of the University of Rhode Island.

Alabama A&M University Refinances Its Debt

Alabama A&M University Refinances Its Debt

A new package deal with the U.S. Department of Education will refinance $65 million in debt, saving the university $400,000 annually. Also the university will receive a new $30 million loan for capital projects on campus.

More Good News in Enrollments at Several HBCUs

More Good News in Enrollments at Several HBCUs

Last week a JBHE post reported some good news on enrollments at several historically Black colleges and universities. Since that time, several other HBCUs have also reported some good news on enrollments.

In Memoriam: Wallace T. Dooley Jr. 1947-2015

In Memoriam: Wallace T. Dooley Jr. 1947-2015

Wallace Dooley served as an athletics administrator at several historically Black colleges and universities. In 2001, Dooley was appointed the media relations director and assistant commissioner for the Southwest Athletic Conference.

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Vann R. Newkirk has been serving as associate provost for academic affairs, dean of graduate studies, and professor of history at Alabama A&M University.

In Memoriam: Arthur R. Berry, 1923-2015

In Memoriam: Arthur R. Berry, 1923-2015

During his long career in education, Berry taught at Alabama A&M University, Florida A&M University, and Albany State University in Georgia, where he chaired the art department.

The New Dean of the College of Business at Alabama A&M University

The New Dean of the College of Business at Alabama A&M University

Delmonize Smith has been a successful entrepreneur, selling his first high-tech start-up company at the age of 25. He holds a Ph.D. in management from the University of Alabama.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Website Says One Third of America's Most Dangerous Campuses Are HBCUs

Website Says One Third of America’s Most Dangerous Campuses Are HBCUs

Some of the most prestigious colleges in America made the list including Swarthmore College and Pomona College. But of the 25 campus rated as the most dangerous, eight are historically Black colleges and universities.

Alabama A&M Professor to Edit Special Issue of a Prestigious Journal

Alabama A&M Professor to Edit Special Issue of a Prestigious Journal

Matthew E. Edwards, a professor of physics at Alabama A&M University, has been chosen as as guest editor for a special issue of the American Journal of Materials Science.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Claudia Donald at the University of Massachusetts, Damon R. Wade at Grambling State, LLJuna Weir at Alcorn State, Malika Roman Isler at Wake Forest, Clayton A. Gibson at Alabama A&M, and Steven E. Hairston at St. Augustine’s University.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Evelyn Ellis to Lead Two Campuses of Western Kentucky University

Evelyn Ellis to Lead Two Campuses of Western Kentucky University

Since 2012, Dr. Ellis has been serving as chief of staff and education operations manager for the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents’ School in Seoul, South Korea. Earlier she was an associate dean at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Alabama A&M University Choir to Perform at Lincoln Center

Alabama A&M University Choir to Perform at Lincoln Center

The Alabama A&M University Choir will be performing at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City as part of the Distinguished Concerts International of New York program.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Universities

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Universities

Appointed to serve in new positions are Anre Dixon at Cheyney University, Kimberly Logan at Alabama A&M University, Shari Clarke at Ohio University, Rychetta Watkins at the University of Memphis and Lorraine Goffe-Rush at Washington University.

Jeffery Burgin Named Dean of Students at Belmont University

Jeffery Burgin Named Dean of Students at Belmont University

Dr. Burgin has been serving as vice president for student affairs at Alabama A&M University. He will begin his new duties on December 1.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Sheila Champlin at the University of Tennessee, Derrick Yates at Stillman College, Charlene Alexander at Ball State University, Jessie Harper at the University of Pennsylvania, and Yvette Clayton at Alabama A&M University.

Two HBCUs Enter Into a "Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement"

Two HBCUs Enter Into a “Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement”

Students at Alabama A&M University, who took courses but did not complete a degree at J.F. Drake State Technical College, can use credits earned at Alabama A&M and use them towards an associate’s degree at J.F. Drake.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

The alliance is being organized by Louis Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Alabama A&M Boosting Its Online Offerings

Alabama A&M Boosting Its Online Offerings

For the first time, the university will offer an online bachelor’s degree in management aimed at the nontraditional student but courses will also be made available to resident students if there are available openings in particular courses.

In Memoriam: Arthur J. Bond, 1939-2012

In Memoriam: Arthur J. Bond, 1939-2012

Educated at Purdue University, he was the former dean of engineering and technology at Alabama A&M University. As a graduate student he was an adviser to students who formed what is now the National Society of Black Engineers.

Kevin Crenshaw Is Honored for Excellence in Extension

Kevin Crenshaw Is Honored for Excellence in Extension

He is a legal family educator for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, a joint effort of Auburn University and historically Black Alabama A&M University.

Alabama A&M to Partner With the U.S. Army in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Alabama A&M to Partner With the U.S. Army in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Army will gain the expertise of engineering faculty at the university and Alabama A&M will benefit by exposing its students to advanced research in a field with extensive employment opportunities.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Katina Walton Honored With a National Poetry Award

Katina Walton Honored With a National Poetry Award

A doctoral candidate in reading and literacy at Alabama A&M University, she was honored for her book She Speaks.