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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mark Henderson, Andrea Ferguson and Sheila Johnson-Willis are named to new posts.
She will direct the college’s human resources department.