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Five Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignemnts are Nikki Young at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Patrick T. Smith at Duke University in North Carolina, Bayo Holsey at Emory University in Atlanta, Maurice Emmanuel Parent at Boston College, and Tera Hunter At Princeton Univerity in New Jersey.

Six African American Faculty Members Taking on New Roles or Assignments

Six African American Faculty Members Taking on New Roles or Assignments

Taking on new roles are Cymone Fourshey at Bucknell University, David Emmanuel Goatley at Duke University, Michael K. Fauntroy at Howard University, Tiffany Gayle Chenault at Salem State University, Desmond Patton at Columbia University, and Patricia Williams Lessane at the College of Charleston.

Three African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Donica Thomas Varner was named general counsel at Oberlin College in Ohio. Genyne Royal was appointed assistant dean for student success at Michigan State University and Jermaine Truax will be the next director of athletics and recreation at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

New Duties or Positions for Six African American Faculty Members

New Duties or Positions for Six African American Faculty Members

Taking on new roles are Terri Norton at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, Prince Duren at Jackson State University, Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis, Nathan De’Shon Myers at Arizona State University, Alicia Graf Mack at The Julliard School, and Tayari Jones at Emory University in Atlanta.

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.

Three Black Scholars Appointed to Notable Professorships at American Universities

Three Black Scholars Appointed to Notable Professorships at American Universities

J. Luke Wood was named Dean’s Distinguished Professor at San Diego State University. Michelle Wright was named to an endowed chair at Emory University in Atlanta, and T. Joel Wade was appointed to a Presidential Professorship at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative 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.

Bucknell University Honors its First African American Graduate

Bucknell University Honors its First African American Graduate

Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, recently unveiled a bust of Edward McKnight Brawley, who in 1875 became the first African American to graduate from the university. He went on to serve as president of what is now Selma University in Alabama. Brawley also was president of Morris College in Alabama.

New Faculty Roles for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Faculty Roles for Six African Americans in Higher Education

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

Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

The four faculty members in new positions are Christina Knight at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Jessyka Finley at Middlebury College in Vermont, Richard Souvenir at Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michael James at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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.

A Trio of Black Scholars Selected for Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Black Scholars Selected for Prestigious Awards

The winners of notable awards are Akil Khalfani of Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, Angele Kingue of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and James L. Moore III of Ohio State University.

Bucknell University Debuts Africana Studies Major

Bucknell University Debuts Africana Studies Major

The new major has nine requirements including core courses in Africana studies and classes in history, social sciences, humanities, and the arts. Seniors will be required to write a thesis under the mentorship of a faculty member.

New Teaching Posts for Five Black Faculty Members

New Teaching Posts for Five Black Faculty Members

Taking on new assignments are Tarell Alvin McCraney at the University of Miami, Mary D. Bruce at Governors State University, George Ude at Bowie State University, Berhanu Nega at Bucknell University, and Chris Webber at Wake Forest University.

Racial Incidents at Bucknell University and Georgia Tech

Racial Incidents at Bucknell University and Georgia Tech

A racist message was written on the door of a faculty member at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and a Black woman student alleges that she was subjected to racial slurs by three members of a fraternity at Georgia Tech.

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.

Bucknell University Expels Three Students for Racist Comments

Bucknell University Expels Three Students for Racist Comments

Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, has expelled three students who were said to have made racist comments on a local radio broadcast.

Four Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Four Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Taking on new faculty posts are Lynn Nottage at Columbia University, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor at Princeton University, Linden F. Lewis at Bucknell University, and Matthew Delmont at Arizona State University.

Bucknell University's Shara McCallum Named a Witter Bynner Fellow

Bucknell University’s Shara McCallum Named a Witter Bynner Fellow

Professor McCallum will receive a $10,000 prize and had the opportunity to read her poetry at the Library of Congress this week to open National Poetry Month.

Two Black Scholars Promoted at Bucknell University

Two Black Scholars Promoted at Bucknell University

Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown was promoted to associate professor of political science and Berhanu Nega was appointed an associate professor of economics. Both scholars were granted tenure.

Bucknell Program Seeks to Boost Retention of Minority Engineering Students

Bucknell Program Seeks to Boost Retention of Minority Engineering Students

This year there are nine sophomores and 13 freshmen enrolled in the Engineering Success Alliance that provides academic support services, peer support, tutoring, and internship and research opportunities.

New Faculty Appointments for African Americans in Higher Education

New Faculty Appointments for African Americans in Higher Education

David Mitchell, Gwen Tompkins, Crystal Gadegbeku, and Jodi Black are appointed to new teaching posts.