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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.

African American Student at Auburn University Named a Mitchell Scholar

African American Student at Auburn University Named a Mitchell Scholar

Marian Royston is a native of Roanoke, Alabama, and a senior at Auburn University where she is majoring in history. She is the only African American among this year’s class of 12 Mitchell Scholars who will study in Ireland beginning in September 2013.

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.

Tennessee State University Announces Four Finalists for Its Next President

Tennessee State University Announces Four Finalists for Its Next President

Glenda Glover, dean of business at Jackson State University, Ainsley Carry, vice president of student affairs at Auburn University, Candace Campbell Jackson, a vice president at the University of Akron, and Bennie Harris, a vice president at Lipscomb University, are in the running.

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Annette Yancy will be honored by the National Academic Advising Association and James Owens will have an award named in his honor at Auburn University.

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of Black Americans to administrative and faculty positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Architecture Students Win Diversity Scholarships

Architecture Students Win Diversity Scholarships

Chisom Ezekwo of the University of Southern California and Damian Bolden of Auburn University will receive financial aid and an internship.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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

The Primas Collection Comes to Auburn University

The Primas Collection Comes to Auburn University

The exhibit will remain at Auburn through March 15.