Herb Kent was a radio personality in Chicago for more than 70 years and taught at Chicago State University for more than a decade. He made his last radio broadcast on the morning of his death.
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The appointees are Timothy Dunn at Trinity College in Connecticut, Eboney Hearn at MIT, Latonya Guillory at the University of Southern Mississippi, Tracy Dildy at Chicago State University, and Getchel L. Caldwell at Clark Atlanta University.
At Chicago State, Harris founded the Teaching and Educating Men of Black Origin program and the Continuing the Journey Conference for Black male high school students. He was the director of the African American Male Resource Center.
Chicago State University has entered into an agreement with Edwin Clark University in the Delta State of Nigeria. Under the agreement, the two universities will participate in student exchange programs.
Teams from 48 historically Black colleges and universities or predominantly Black institutions participated in the 27th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge. For the eighth time, the champion was Florida A&M University.
Dennis J. Shields is the fourteenth chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Jerry D. Blakemore is vice president and general counsel at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Randolph Rasch has been selected as the next dean of the College of Nursing at Michigan State University and Farah C. Muscadin was named dean of students at Chicago State University in Illinois.
Wayne Watson was named the 19th president of Chicago State in 2009. Previously, he was chancellor of the Community Colleges of Chicago from 1998 to 2009.
Harper College, a two-year, public college in Palatine, Illinois, has entered into a partnership agreement with Chicago State University in an effort to increase diversity on the Harper College faculty.
Patrick Cage of Chicago State University and Chinedum Osuji of Yale University are being honored by professional societies and mystery writer Walter Mosley is receiving an award from the City College of New York.
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.
Thomas N. Todd, known as TNT, for his dynamic speaking skills, was appointed in 1970 as the first full-time Black professor at the Northwestern University School of Law.
The new appointees are Lowell Kent Davis at Western Carolina University, Stan Wilcox at Florida State University, Wayne Felder at Bowie State University, Bryan Samuels at the University of Chicago, and LaShonda Peebles of Chicago State University.
Wayne D. Watson, who was appointed president of Chicago State University in 2009, has announced his intention to step down with 18 months left to go on his five-year contract. Sandra Westbrooks, now provost at the university, will serve as acting president.
Robert Hayden and Gwendolyn Brooks are among 10 poets honored in a new series of stamps.