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In Memoriam: Herbert Rogers Kent, 1928-2016

In Memoriam: Herbert Rogers Kent, 1928-2016

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.

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

In Memoriam: Ronald E. Harris, 1960-2016

In Memoriam: Ronald E. Harris, 1960-2016

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.

Predominantly Black Chicago State University Partners With a Nigerian University

Predominantly Black Chicago State University Partners With a Nigerian University

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.

Florida A&M University Crowned Champion of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Florida A&M University Crowned Champion of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

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.

Two African Americans Among Three Finalists for President of Chicago State University

Two African Americans Among Three Finalists for President of Chicago State 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.

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Dean

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Dean

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.

President of Chicago State University Announces He Is Stepping Down in 2016

President of Chicago State University Announces He Is Stepping Down in 2016

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 Program Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity

Harper College Program Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity

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.

Notable Honors for Three Black Men With Ties to the Academic World

Notable Honors for Three Black Men With Ties to the Academic World

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.

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.

Chicago State University Receives the Archives of Thomas N. Todd

Chicago State University Receives the Archives of Thomas N. Todd

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.

Five African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts

Five African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts

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 Watson Stepping Down as President of Chicago State University

Wayne Watson Stepping Down as President 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.

Two Black Poets Honored by the U.S. Postal Service

Two Black Poets Honored by the U.S. Postal Service

Robert Hayden and Gwendolyn Brooks are among 10 poets honored in a new series of stamps.