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Eleven Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s listing of African American faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Named to Adminstrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Named to Adminstrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Albany State University in Georgia

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Albany State University in Georgia

At historically Black Albany State University in Georgia, Alicia J Jackson was named interim dean of the College of Professional Studies and Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo was appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the university.

Marion Fedrick Appointed President of Albany State University in Georgia

Marion Fedrick Appointed President of Albany State University in Georgia

Marion Fedrick has served as interim president since January. Before being named interim president, Fedrick had been serving as interim executive vice president at Albany State. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for human resources at the University System of Georgia.

Albany State University Announces a Restructuring of Its Academic Colleges

Albany State University Announces a Restructuring of Its Academic Colleges

Albany State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has announced a restructuring of its academic units. The university will now have three academic colleges instead of five.

The United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Chooses a New Leader

The United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Chooses a New Leader

Richard Green will become interim president on June 1. Most recently, Dr. Green served as interim president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier, he was interim provost at Saint Cloud State University in Minnesota and Albany State University in Georgia.

New Administrative Posts for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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.

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.

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.

A. Zachary Faison Jr. Named the 30th President of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida

A. Zachary Faison Jr. Named the 30th President of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida

When he takes office, Dr. Faison – at the age of 37 – will become the youngest president of an HBCU in the nation, according to the college. He currently serves as general counsel and vice president for external affairs at Tuskegee University in Alabama.

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.

Four African Americans Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Four African Americans Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are John Silvanus Wilson Jr. at Harvard University, Moryah Jackson at Clemson University in South Carolina, Kijua Sanders-McMurty at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and A.L. Fleming at Albany State University in Georgia.

Albany State University in Georgia Seeks to Enhance the Student Experience

Albany State University in Georgia Seeks to Enhance the Student Experience

Albany State University is undertaking a new initiative to improve and enhance the student experience. The new program will focus on three key areas: the first-year student experience, student engagement for success, and student support services.

Marion Fedrick to Lead Albany State University in Georgia

Marion Fedrick to Lead Albany State University in Georgia

Marion Fedrick has been serving as interim executive vice president at Albany State since October. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for human resources at the University System of Georgia.

Albany State University Aims to Improve Student Experience and Success Rate

Albany State University Aims to Improve Student Experience and Success Rate

Marion Fedrick, interim executive vice president at Albany State University in Georgia, has announced that the university has formed the Student Engagement Experience task force. The task force will recommend how to improve the student experience and increase retention and graduation rates.

Arthur Dunning Retiring as President of Albany State University in Georgia

Arthur Dunning Retiring as President of Albany State University in Georgia

Dr. Dunning was named interim president of Albany State University in 2013 and was hired on a permanent basis in 2015. He successfully presided over the university during its merger with Darton State College.

New Administrative Roles for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Four African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions

Four African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions

Taking on new faculty roles are Nathan Alexander at Morehouse College in Atlanta, John Robinson at South Carolina State University, Florence Lyons at Albany State University in Georgia and Esperanza Spalding at Harvard University.

Albany State University Partners With Albany Technical College for Nursing Students

Albany State University Partners With Albany Technical College for Nursing Students

Albany State University in Georgia has entered into an agreement with Albany Technical College that will make it easier for nursing graduates of Albany Tech to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing at Albany State University.

Two African American Women Named to Dean Posts at Historically Black Universities

Two African American Women Named to Dean Posts at Historically Black Universities

Rhonda Porter is the new interim dean of the College of Education at Albany State University in Georgia and Kathy Stitts was named interim dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business, and Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina.

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 Montana Scholar Honored for Her Work in Public Administration

University of Montana Scholar Honored for Her Work in Public Administration

Beverly Edmond, the interim provost at the University of Montana, shared the Trailblazer Award from the Conference of Minority Public Administrators, a division of the American Society for Public Administration. She and her co-author were honored for the book Trailblazing African American Public Administrators.

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 Southern California to Launch the Race and Equity Center

University of Southern California to Launch the Race and Equity Center

The university has hired Shaun R. Harper to lead the new initiative and to serve as the Clifford and Betty Allen Professor in Urban Leadership. Currently, Professor Harper is the director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity at the University of Pennsylvania.

Board of Regents Gives the Green Light for the Establishment of the New Albany State University

Board of Regents Gives the Green Light for the Establishment of the New Albany State University

After a year of academic restructuring, staff changes, and approval by the appropriate accrediting agency, the board of regents of the University System of Georgia has voted to make the consolidation of Albany State University and Darton State College official as of January 1.

The Next Provost at Albany State University in Georgia

The Next Provost at Albany State University in Georgia

Tau Kadhi has been serving as associate provost for academic programs and undergraduate research at North Carolina Central University in Durham. He will begin his new role at Albany State University in Georgia on November 1.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven Black Americans

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven Black Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of news of African Americans who have been appointed to administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Albany State University Seeks Global Partnership in Belize

Albany State University Seeks Global Partnership in Belize

Albany State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, is cooperating with officials representing higher educational interests in the Central American nation of Belize to expand educational opportunities for faculty and students in both countries.

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Sentwali Bakari at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Michael A. Nutter at the University of Chicago, Sherie Cornish Gordon at Albany State University, Will Sutton at Grambling State University, and Darryl C. Wilson at the Stetson University College of Law.

Albany State University Announces Significant Staff Reductions

Albany State University Announces Significant Staff Reductions

Art Dunning, president of historically Black Albany State University in Georgia, announced that Albany State University is eliminating 80 staff positions due to declining enrollments and a subsequent reduction in state funding.

Olufunke A. Fontenot to Serve as Provost at Albany State University

Olufunke A. Fontenot to Serve as Provost at Albany State University

Dr. Fontenot has been serving as a professor of criminal justice and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

The New Albany State University Reorganizes Its Academic Structure

The New Albany State University Reorganizes Its Academic Structure

The merger of historically Black Albany State University and Darton State College is expected to be completed by the end of the calendar year. But the Darton name will not fade into history. The Darton College of Health Professions will be one of the five colleges of the new combined institution.

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.

Albany State Students Protest the Adoption of the University's New Mission Statement

Albany State Students Protest the Adoption of the University’s New Mission Statement

Students, dressed all in black, stood up and walked out of an Honors Day award ceremony. They objected to the fact that there was no mention of Albany State’s status as a historically Black university in the new mission statement.