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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.

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.

Four African Americans Taking On New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking On New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The appointees are Gregory E. Triplett at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Wendy Wilson at Albany State University in Georgia, Sabrina Sanders at California State University, and Darryl Keith McGee at Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee.

Historically Black Albany State University to Merge With Darton State College

Historically Black Albany State University to Merge With Darton State College

Arthur Dunning, interim president of Albany State University, has been selected as president of the new merged institution. The two educational institutions combined enroll close to 10,000 students.

Albany State University to "Deactivate" 10 Academic Programs

Albany State University to “Deactivate” 10 Academic Programs

According to a university statement, “deactivate” means that programs are temporarily suspended from admitting new students for up to two years. Students currently enrolled in these programs will be able to complete their degrees.

Albany State University Fires Four Employees of it Financial Aid Office

Albany State University Fires Four Employees of it Financial Aid Office

After an audit by the University System of Georgia found “serious misconduct” four employees were fired. According to a report in the Albany Herald, one employee of the university had received $270,000 in financial aid funds going back to 1985.

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.

Albany State University in Georgia Announces a New Administrative Team

Albany State University in Georgia Announces a New Administrative Team

Albany State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has announced a large number of high-level appointments to administrative positions at the educational institution.

Rubin Jordan Is the First Recipient of a Fire Services Degree From Albany State University

Rubin Jordan Is the First Recipient of a Fire Services Degree From Albany State University

Rubin Jordan, who has served as a firefighter for 23 years with the fire department in Albany, Georgia, is the first person to earn a bachelor of applied science in fire services administration degree from Albany State University.

Georgia HBCUs Offer In-State Tuition to Students From Nearby States

Georgia HBCUs Offer In-State Tuition to Students From Nearby States

In an effort to boost enrollments, Savannah State University and Albany State University, historically Black educational institutions in Georgia, will now offer in-state tuition rates to students from Florida, Alabama, and South Carolina.

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.

Albany State University Announces Several New Appointments

Albany State University Announces Several New Appointments

Abiodun Ojemakinde was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs. Chanta Haywood, Clifford Porter, and Cynthia Hoke were also appointed to new positions.

RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color

RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color

A new organization has been established aimed at increasing the life chances of boys and men of color in four key areas: education, health, criminal justice, and economic opportunity.

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University in Georgia has announced that it is renaming an academic building on campus to honor the institution’s sixth president Billy C. Black.

Albany State University Forms Partnership With Walmart

Albany State University Forms Partnership With Walmart

The partnership will include scholarships, internship opportunities, in-kind contributions from Walmart to the university and job readiness workshops led by Walmart professionals in fields such as logistics, law, and transportation management.

Two African American Women Named to Dean Positions

Two African American Women Named to Dean Positions

Kimberly Suress Gaiters-Fields is the new dean of the College of Education at Albany State University in Georgia and Jacqueline S. Jackson was named dean of students at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.

Leroy Bynum Jr. Named Dean of the School of Arts & Humanities at The College of Saint Rose

Leroy Bynum Jr. Named Dean of the School of Arts & Humanities at The College of Saint Rose

Since 2006, Dr. Bynum has served as dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Albany State University in Georgia. He has been on the faculty at the university since 1992.

Arthur Dunning Is the New Leader of Albany State University

Arthur Dunning Is the New Leader of Albany State University

Dr. Dunning was serving as a professor and senior research fellow at the Education Policy Center of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He is expected to serve as interim president for up to one year.

Everette Freeman Named President of the Community College of Denver

Everette Freeman Named President of the Community College of Denver

Since 2005, Dr. Freeman has been president of Albany State University in Georgia. He will take on his new role as president of the Community College of Denver beginning November 1.

African American Faculty News

African American Faculty News

Kristi Isaac Rapp was promoted at Xavier University in New Orleans and William Adams Jr. will be teaching at Albany State University.

Ray Charles Foundation Seeks the Return of $3 Million Given to Albany State University

Ray Charles Foundation Seeks the Return of $3 Million Given to Albany State University

The foundation says the gifts, which were given a decade ago, were for the sole purpose of building a performing arts center that would be named for Ray Charles.

Georgia HBCUs Spared From New Consolidation Plan

Georgia HBCUs Spared From New Consolidation Plan

Albany State University, Fort Valley State University, and Savannah State University were not part of the new consolidation plan involving eight state schools.

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Brenda Cartwright, Donald Andrews, and James Hill are honored.