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Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Named Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Named Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dawkins was provost, senior vice president for academic affairs, and professor of education at Dillard University in New Orleans. Earlier she held several positions at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In Memoriam: James Russell Dumpson, 1909-2012

In Memoriam: James Russell Dumpson, 1909-2012

He was the former dean of the Graduate School of Social Science at Fordham University and was the oldest living alumnus of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania.

Several HBCU Campuses Are Getting a Makeover

Several HBCU Campuses Are Getting a Makeover

Significant new construction is underway at Delaware State University, Cheyney University, Meharry Medical College and Johnson C. Smith University.

With Hurricane Approaching, Cheyney University Shuts Down

With Hurricane Approaching, Cheyney University Shuts Down

Cheyney University in Pennsylvania called off classes for Monday October 29 and urged any students who were on campus to leave and return to their homes if possible.

Cheyney University Begins Work on New Science Center

Cheyney University Begins Work on New Science Center

The 43,000-square-foot facility will house classrooms and research programs in biotechnology, health, mathematic applications, and computer-based system development.

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Carlton Brown, Gerald Coleman, Kimberly Hilliard, Tijuana Hudson, Sheilah Vance, Vanidy Bailey, Patric Simon, Kevin Banks, Ron Price, and Ruffin Bell are all taking on new roles.

In Memoriam: H. Douglas Covington, 1935-2012

In Memoriam: H. Douglas Covington, 1935-2012

He was president of three HBCUs before becoming the first African American to lead a predominantly white, state-operated university in Virginia.

Cheyney University Receives a Historic Diploma From Its Past

Cheyney University Receives a Historic Diploma From Its Past

The university received a diploma issued to a woman in 1879 by the Institute for Colored Youth.

African American Faculty News

African American Faculty News

Sue Houchins was awarded tenure. Maryemma Graham was named a University Distinguished Professor. Carlos Minor joins the faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma and M. Bernadette Carter was named professor emerita.

New Duties for Four Black Scholars

New Duties for Four Black Scholars

David Marshall, Gilbert Rochon, Nicole Shelton, and Gedeon Mudacumura are taking on new responsibilities.

Grants and Gifts

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.

Grants and Gifts

Grants and Gifts

This week’s grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.