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A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Tyson King-Meadows was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Julianne Malveaux has been appointed dean of the new College of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and Olusegun A. Ojewuyi will serve as interim dean for the new College of Arts and Media at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

In Memoriam: Walter Edward Williams, 1936-2020

In Memoriam: Walter Edward Williams, 1936-2020

Walter E. Williams was the conservative economist, syndicated newspaper columnist, and long-time professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He died on December 2, shortly after teaching his last class.

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.

Honors for Three African Americans at Major Universities

Honors for Three African Americans at Major Universities

James M. Rosser, former president of California State University, Los Angeles had a building named in his honor. Arletha McSwain of Bethune Cookman-University won an award for her efforts in distance learning and a portrait of Carrie Parker Taylor, the first Black woman to enroll at Indiana University, was unveiled.

Walter E. Williams to Receive the $250,000 Bradley Prize

Walter E. Williams to Receive the $250,000 Bradley Prize

Walter E. Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Professor Williams, a conservative economist, writes a syndicated newspaper column and is the author of 10 books.

In Memoriam: Jewell Plummer Cobb, 1924-2017

In Memoriam: Jewell Plummer Cobb, 1924-2017

In 1981, Professor Cobb was appointed president of California State University, Fullerton. She was the first African American women to lead a major university west of the Mississippi River.

Honors and Awards for Three African American Scholars

Honors and Awards for Three African American Scholars

James Rosser is having a building named in his honor at California State University, Los Angeles. Playwright Ntozake Shange will receive the Langston Hughes Medal from the City College of New York, and Adriel Hilton of Webster University was honored by the South Carolina College Personnel Association.

CalState Los Angeles Will Require Students to Take Courses on Race and Ethnicity

CalState Los Angeles Will Require Students to Take Courses on Race and Ethnicity

The AcadCalStateLAemic Senate at California State University in Los Angeles has approved a measure by a vote of 33 to 18 that will require all students to complete a course that focuses on issues of race or ethnicity.

James Rosser Stepping Down as President of California State University-Los Angeles

James Rosser Stepping Down as President of California State University-Los Angeles

Dr. Rosser has served as the sixth president of the university and professor of healthcare management since 1979.