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In Memoriam: Wayne Everett Crumwell

In Memoriam: Wayne Everett Crumwell

In 1968, Wayne Crumwell became the first African American to graduate from Davidson College in North Carolina. He later earned a law degree at Duke, opened a private law practice, and served as a faculty member at North Carolina Central University.

African American Adjunct Professor Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

African American Adjunct Professor Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Melissa Givens is an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Texas Southern University in Houston. She is also a doctoral student in music at the University of Houston.

African Americans in the 2015 Class of Truman Scholars

African Americans in the 2015 Class of Truman Scholars

This year, 58 Truman scholars were selected from 688 candidates nominated by 297 colleges and universities. Of this year’s 58 Truman Scholars, it appears that 11, or 19 percent, are African Americans.

Davidson College's Hiring Process Takes Diversity Experience Into Account

Davidson College’s Hiring Process Takes Diversity Experience Into Account

Now, candidates considered for faculty and staff positions are asked about their experience working with underrepresented minority populations.

Three Black Scholars in New Faculty Posts

Three Black Scholars in New Faculty Posts

The scholars in new teaching roles are Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis, Hilton Kelly at Davidson College in North Carolina, and William Nganje at North Dakota State University.

Davidson College Issues Statement Reaffirming Its Commitment to Diversity

Davidson College Issues Statement Reaffirming Its Commitment to Diversity

Davidson College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina, has issued a statement reaffirming the college’s commitment to promoting diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

Daniel Aldridge Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

Daniel Aldridge Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

A former public defender, he returned to school to obtain a Ph.D. in history at Emory University.