Michael S. Harper, who taught at Brown University in Providence for 43 years, was the first poet laureate of the state of Rhode Island.
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The appointees are Gregory E. Triplett at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Wendy Wilson at Albany State University in Georgia, Sabrina Sanders at California State University, and Darryl Keith McGee at Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee.
Blacks are less likely that other racial/ethnic groups in California to graduate from high school, to complete the curriculum needed for admission to campuses of the University of California or California State University, and to graduate from college.
The university system estimates that more than 600,000 students have received information on admissions and financial aid at these Super Sunday events over the past 10 years. Yet Black enrollments have dropped.
Dr. Blanchard has been serving as provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Xavier University in New Orleans. He is the first person to serve as provost at Xavier. Dr Blanchard will take on his new role in July.
A new report from the Campaign for College Opportunity finds that there has been no progress in closing the racial gap in enrollments and degree attainment in California over the past decade.
Michelle Johnson of Boston University was named Educator of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. Benjamin Quillan of California State University received the top honor given by the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
Officials at the university believe that their “Super Sunday” campaign, where university officials go out to Black churches in the state to recruit potential African American students, is paying big dividends.
He has been serving in a similar capacity at California State University at Fullerton, a campus where he has served as an administrator for the past 16 years.
Lonnie Norris, Azeez Aileru, and James Rosser win prestigious awards.
There are more than 21,000 African American students enrolled at the 23 campuses of California State University. They make up 5 percent of the total enrollments.
On February 12, pastors will discuss the importance of higher education and information will be available to church members about the 16 colleges that make up the system.