Colgate University related articles

New Faculty Appointments at Major Universities for Five Black Scholars

New Faculty Appointments at Major Universities for Five Black Scholars

Taking on new roles are Debra J. Barksdale at Virginia Commonwealth University, Michael A. Nutter at Columbia University, Theaster Gates at the University of Chicago, Chris Swan at Tufts University, and Engda Hagos at Colgate University.

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.

Four African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Four African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new assignments are Marlon James at Macalester College in Minnesota, Lakami Baker at Auburn University in Alabama, April Baptiste at Colgate University in New York, and Sean Joe at Washington University in St. Louis.

Colgate University Students Protest Racism on Campus

Colgate University Students Protest Racism on Campus

A large group of students held a peaceful demonstration in the administration building at Colgate University protesting acts of racism and bias that occurred on campus and by Colgate students on social media.

Three African American Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Three African American Scholars in New Teaching Roles

James Perkins joins the chemistry faculty at Clark Atlanta University. Lynette Stephenson was promoted to full professor at Colgate University and Emilie Townes was named to an endowed chair at Vanderbilt University.

Entering Class at Colgate University To Be the Most Diverse in School History

Entering Class at Colgate University To Be the Most Diverse in School History

The college states that 28.7 percent of incoming students identify themselves as multicultural and 28.1 percent say they are non-White. Eight percent of the incoming class self-identifies as Black, an all-time record for Colgate.

Kezia Page Named to an Endowed Chair at Colgate University

Kezia Page Named to an Endowed Chair at Colgate University

Dr. Page joined the faculty at Colgate in 2003. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Miami.

In Memoriam: Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte, 1933-2012

In Memoriam: Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte, 1933-2012

A longtime member of the faculty at Colgate University, he was the first director of the African American studies program at Yale University.

Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Mark Henderson, Andrea Ferguson and Sheila Johnson-Willis are named to new posts.

Pamela Prescod-Caesar Named Vice President at Swarthmore College

Pamela Prescod-Caesar Named Vice President at Swarthmore College

She will direct the college’s human resources department.