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A Change in Leadership at Alabama State University in Montgomery

A Change in Leadership at Alabama State University in Montgomery

By a vote of 8-6, the board of trustees of Alabama State University voted to suspend Gwendolyn Boyd from her position as president of the university. President Boyd was charged with “failure to maintain the confidence of the board.” Provost Leon Wilson was named interim president.

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.

A Trio of African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

A Trio of African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Amanda Bryant-Friedrich at the College of Graduate Studies of the University of Toledo in Ohio, Cheryl Easley at the College of Health Sciences at Alabama State University, and James D. Anderson at the College of Education of the University of Illinois.

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 State University to Offer Two New Degree Programs

Alabama State University to Offer Two New Degree Programs

The university will now offer a bachelor’s degree program in biomedical engineering, a STEM program that will be attractive to a diverse group of students. The university also will now offer a master of social work degree program.

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.

Accrediting Agency Updates Status of Two Alabama HBCUs

Accrediting Agency Updates Status of Two Alabama HBCUs

Alabama State University in Montgomery was removed from accreditation warning status by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Tuskegee University will remain on warning status for another year.

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.

In Memoriam: Herman Jones Jr., 1962-2016

In Memoriam: Herman Jones Jr., 1962-2016

Herman Jones Jr., a retired major in the U.S. Army, was the director of bands and professor of woodwinds at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina.

Alabama State University Partners With a Nigerian Educational Institution

Alabama State University Partners With a Nigerian Educational Institution

Alabama State University, the historically Black education institution in Montgomery has signed a partnership agreement with Adekunie Ajasin University in Nigeria. The agreement calls for both student and faculty exchanges between the two universities.

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.

Gwendolyn Boyd Has Her Contract Extended at Alabama State University

Gwendolyn Boyd Has Her Contract Extended at Alabama State University

Gwendolyn Boyd, president of Alabama State University in Montgomery since February 1, 2014, has had her contact extended by the board of trustees for another three years until 2019. However, the vote by the board was 8 to 6 in favor of the contract extension.

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.

In Memoriam: Beverly Ross, 1950-2015

In Memoriam: Beverly Ross, 1950-2015

Beverly Ross was dean of students at Trenholm State Technical College in Montgomery, Alabama. Since 2004, she also served as an elected member of the school board for the Montgomery Public School System.

Alabama State University Forms Partnership With a Prime Contractor for NASA

Alabama State University Forms Partnership With a Prime Contractor for NASA

Under the agreement with Teledyne Brown Engineering, students at Alabama State University will receive assistance in developing multimedia training for payload ground support personnel and payload developers for the International Space Station.

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 State University Signs Partnership With the University of Liberia

Alabama State University Signs Partnership With the University of Liberia

Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd stated that under the agreement the two universities will participate in faculty and student exchanges, research projects, and study abroad service learning initiatives.

In Memoriam: Lorenza G. Patrick, 1946-2015

In Memoriam: Lorenza G. Patrick, 1946-2015

For the past 20 years, Lorenza Patrick served as director of the Small Business Development Center at Alabama State University in Montgomery.

In Memoriam: Wallace Maryland Jr., 1933-2015

In Memoriam: Wallace Maryland Jr., 1933-2015

Professor Maryland began his tenure on the Alabama State University faculty in 1963 as an instructor of mathematics. He served as chair of the department of mathematics and physical sciences at the university from 1974 to his retirement in 2009.

New Appointments or Promotions for Black Faculty Members

New Appointments or Promotions for Black Faculty Members

Taking on new roles or responsibilities are Tirin Moore at Stanford University, Emma A. Faulk at Alabama State University, Jennifer F. Hamer at the University of Kansas, and Trudier Harris at the University of Alabama.

Two White Faculty Members Sue Alabama State University

Two White Faculty Members Sue Alabama State University

The suit alleges that faculty search committees have been told to only consider Black applicants and that “only Black professors should teach Black students.”

Prairie View A&M University Wins the Honda All-Star Challenge

Prairie View A&M University Wins the Honda All-Star Challenge

Since its inception in 1989, the Honda All-Star Challenge has awarded more than $7.5 million in grants to Black colleges and universities. This year’s national champion was a team from Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Wayne State University to Honor a Civil Rights Movement Martyr

Wayne State University to Honor a Civil Rights Movement Martyr

Wayne State University in Detroit has announced that it will award the first posthumous honorary degree in its 145-year history to Viola Gregg Liuzzo. A White woman from Detroit, Liuzzo was slain in Alabama in 1965 by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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.

In Memoriam: Otis Davis Simmons, 1924-2015

In Memoriam: Otis Davis Simmons, 1924-2015

Dr. Simmons joined the faculty at Alabama State University in 1966 as chair of the department of music. He was named the university’s first dean of the School of Music in 1972.

Alabama State University Partners With Soongsil University in Korea

Alabama State University Partners With Soongsil University in Korea

Under the agreement, the two universities will offer student exchange and study abroad programs for students at the partner universities. There will also be research, lecture, and seminar opportunities for faculty members at the partner institutions.

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.

Eight HBCUs Selected to Compete in the Honda Battle of the Bands

Eight HBCUs Selected to Compete in the Honda Battle of the Bands

The eight participating bands will receive a $20,000 grant and travel and lodging expenses for the bands in Atlanta will be provided by Honda. North Carolina A&T State University is the defending champion.

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 State University Scientists Receive Patent for Treatment of Respiratory Illness

Alabama State University Scientists Receive Patent for Treatment of Respiratory Illness

Scientists at the Center for NanoBiotechnology at Alabama State University in Montgomery have received a U.S. patent for a new nanomaterial to treat respiratory syncytial virus, a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.

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.