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Tuskegee and Auburn Universities Team Up to Boost Diversity in Academic Veterinary Medicine

Tuskegee and Auburn Universities Team Up to Boost Diversity in Academic Veterinary Medicine

Under the agreement, a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University will be trained as a resident in radiology at Auburn University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The student will become board-certified and return to Tuskegee as a faculty member.

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.

Tuskegee University to Develop a Minor Program in African American Studies

Tuskegee University to Develop a Minor Program in African American Studies

The new, multidisciplinary African-American studies program is a collaborative project between the university’s Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science and the department of history and political science in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The New Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health at Tuskegee University

The New Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health at Tuskegee University

Constance Smith Hendricks has been serving as the founding chair of the Division of Health Sciences at Concordia College in Selma, Alabama. Earlier, she served on the faculty at Auburn University in Alabama for 17 years.

Deacue Fields Named to a Dean Position at the University of Arkansas

Deacue Fields Named to a Dean Position at the University of Arkansas

Dr. Fields currently serves as professor and chair of the department of agricultural economics and rural sociology at Auburn 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.

Racial Differences in Sleep Patterns Impact Overall Racial Health Disparities

Racial Differences in Sleep Patterns Impact Overall Racial Health Disparities

A new study by researchers at Auburn University in Alabama, Northwestern University in Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison finds that a lack of sleep is a major contributing factor in higher incidence of cardiovascular disease and diabetes among African Americans.

New Assignments for Two Black Faculty Members

New Assignments for Two Black Faculty Members

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor was promoted to associate professor of history and granted tenure at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Oladiran Fasina was named chair of the department of biosystems engineering at Auburn University in Alabama.

Ohio University Scholar Honored for Her Contributions to Teacher Education

Ohio University Scholar Honored for Her Contributions to Teacher Education

Renee A. Middleton, professor and dean of the College of Education at Ohio University in Athens, was honored for her outstanding contributions to teacher education by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

Darin A. Latimore was appointed deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the Yale School of Medicine. Joi Cunningham was promoted to assistant vice president for human resources at Oakland University and Taffye Benson Clayton was named vice president for inclusion and diversity at Auburn University.

Renee Middleton Appointed to a Third, Five-Year Term as Dean at Ohio University

Renee Middleton Appointed to a Third, Five-Year Term as Dean at Ohio University

Renee Middleton was appointed to a new, five-year term as dean of the Patton College of Education at Ohio University in Athens. She has served in this post since 2006.

Four African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Qiana Watson at York College of the City University of New York, Lawrence A.Q. Burnley at the University of Dayton in Ohio, Stacey Nickson at Auburn University in Alabama, and Gerald Hector at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

New Administrative Assignments for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments 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.

The Next Dean of the School of Architecture at Tuskegee University

The Next Dean of the School of Architecture at Tuskegee University

Carla Jackson Bell, one of only 12 African American women nationwide who hold a tenured faculty position in architecture, has been serving as director of multicultural affairs in the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction at Auburn University in Alabama.

Kemba Chambers Is the New Leader of Drake State Community and Technical College

Kemba Chambers Is the New Leader of Drake State Community and Technical College

The president of Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville was placed on leave and Dr. Kemba Chambers, who has been serving as dean of mathematics, natural sciences, and pre-engineering at Calhoun Community College in Tanner, Alabama, was named acting president.

Honors and Awards for Four African American Scholars

Honors and Awards for Four African American Scholars

The honorees are Harold Franklin, the first Black student at Auburn University, the late Ella Lee Kelley of Southern University, Patrick Hawkins of the College of Nursing at Michigan State University, and Keith Whitfield of Duke University.

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emerita at Auburn University in Alabama, is the new president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The academy, with over 76,000 members, is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Four African Americans Announce They Are Leaving Their College and University Posts

Four African Americans Announce They Are Leaving Their College and University Posts

Those who are stepping down are Clyde B. Jones III at the University of Pittsburgh, Valerie B. Lee at Ohio State University, Patience Essah at Auburn University, and Charles Meadows at Morehouse College.

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.

New Educational Doctoral Program Getting Underway at Xavier University

New Educational Doctoral Program Getting Underway at Xavier University

The new program, which recently received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, will focus on urban education and school turnaround strategies and methods.

Auburn University Scholars Promote Mathematics Research in Southern Africa

Auburn University Scholars Promote Mathematics Research in Southern Africa

Professor Overtoun Jenda and colleagues at Auburn University have developed the Masamu Program to promote research collaboration between mathematicians in southern Africa and the United States.

Four African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Four African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new assignments are Marlon James at Macalester College in Minnesota, Lakami Baker at Auburn University in Alabama, April Baptiste at Colgate University in New York, and Sean Joe at Washington University in St. Louis.

Two African Americans Win Marshall Scholarships

Two African Americans Win Marshall Scholarships

Ashton Richardson is a graduate of Auburn University and is currently enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. Tayler Ulmer is a senior at Spelman College in Atlanta.

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.

New Scholarship Program Looks to Help Auburn's African American Students

New Scholarship Program Looks to Help Auburn’s African American Students

The War Eagle Society, a group of Black alumni and faculty at Auburn University in Alabama, has established the War Eagle Society Endowment for PLUS Scholarships.

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.

This Week's Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

This Week’s Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

Taking on new administrative roles are Venessa Funches, Nancy L. Jones, Michael A. Ellington, Michael Williams, Kenyatta Tatum Futterman, Zella Palmer, Loretta A. Moore, Angela Simmons, and Marquetta Faulkner.

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are: Kimberly Johnson at Auburn University, Rosalie Richards at Stetson University, Benjamin Reese at Duke University, Kemal Atkins at Kenne State College, LLJuna Weir at Alcorn State University, and Calvin J. McFadden Sr. at Smith College.

Florida State Won the Game, But Auburn Wins in the Classroom

Florida State Won the Game, But Auburn Wins in the Classroom

Florida State University won the national championship in college football. But the success on the field has not been matched in the classroom for Black football players. As a result, the university is beefing up academic support for student athletes.

The New President of the Association for Black Culture Centers

The New President of the Association for Black Culture Centers

Rodney T. Cohen, an assistant dean and director of the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, was elected president at the association’s annual meeting, hosted this year by Auburn University.

A New Vice Provost at the University of Southern California

A New Vice Provost at the University of Southern California

Ainsley Carry was appointed vice provost of student affairs at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was serving as vice president for student affairs at Auburn University in Alabama.

The Black Man Who Taught at Auburn University in 1947

The Black Man Who Taught at Auburn University in 1947

African American artist Isaac Scott Hathaway taught a workshop at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, in the summer of 1947. This was 16 years before the racial integration of the university.

African American Student at Auburn University Wins Scholarship to Study Architecture in Turkey

African American Student at Auburn University Wins Scholarship to Study Architecture in Turkey

Don’Neisha Clark, a senior at Auburn University in Alabama, has been selected to receive a Gilman Scholarship from the Institute for International Education. She will study architecture at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.