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Benedict College in South Carolina Makes Campus Improvements

Benedict College in South Carolina Makes Campus Improvements

Benedict College has renovated several dormitories, installed new heating and air conditioning systems, and opened a new radio and television studio complex.

After a Four-Year Freeze, Benedict College Has a Modest Tuition Increase

After a Four-Year Freeze, Benedict College Has a Modest Tuition Increase

David Swinton, president of Benedict College, stated that “in order to maintain the quality of our academic programs and physical plant, a moderate increase was necessary.”

Six African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michael A. Freeman at Coppin State University, Felita Y. Singleton at Portland State University, Henry Wade Johnson at Benedict College, Marcus Cox at Xavier University of Louisiana, Paul Baker at North Carolina Central University, and Roland N. Bullard Jr. at Dillard University in New Orleans.

The New President of South Carolina State University

The New President of South Carolina State University

James E. Clark was named the 12th president of South Carolina State University. Clark, a successful businessman, has been a member of the board of trustees of South Carolina State University for the past year. He has also been chair of the University of South Carolina Research Foundation for the past three years.

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.

Yale University Names a Residential College in Honor of Pauli Murray

Yale University Names a Residential College in Honor of Pauli Murray

Yale is keeping the name of slavery proponent John Calhoun for one of its residential colleges but a new college will be named for Pauli Murray, the civil rights pioneer who earned a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965.

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: Thelma Plane Payton, 1932-2013

In Memoriam: Thelma Plane Payton, 1932-2013

Thelma Payton served for 28 years as the First Lady of Tuskegee University. But she also had a 30-year career as a professional in the fields of psychiatric social work, family practice, and social work education.

Benedict College to Build a New Dorm to Ease Housing Shortage on Campus

Benedict College to Build a New Dorm to Ease Housing Shortage on Campus

Since 2005, Benedict College has increased enrollments by nearly 700 students, a rise of almost 26 percent. As a result, there has been a shortage of campus housing.

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.