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Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles in higher education are Demetrius Johnson at Bowie State University in Maryland, Daryl Lowe at Spelman College in Atlanta, Camille Edwards at Wright State University in Ohio, Roderick Little at Jackson State University in Mississippi and Cynthia Pickett at DePaul University in Chicago.

Three African American Women Appointed to University Dean Positions

Three African American Women Appointed to University Dean Positions

Brooke Berry was appointed dean of students at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Cassandra Hill has been named the next dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law and Stephanie Dance-Barnes will be the next dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University in Chicago.

The New Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at DePaul University in Chicago

The New Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at DePaul University in Chicago

Tatum Thomas currently serves as senior associate dean of student affairs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. Prior to her current role, she served as the director of academic services at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

University of Memphis Creates Two Funds to Honor Frances and Benjamin Hooks

University of Memphis Creates Two Funds to Honor Frances and Benjamin Hooks

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis has created two endowed funds which will enable the Institute to further the work of social change championed by Benjamin L. Hooks and his wife Frances Dancy Hooks, two stalwarts of the civil rights struggle.

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

Dr. Johnston served as the second chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Kearney from 1993 to 2002. Previously, she was executive vice president and provost at DePaul University in Chicago.

University of Illinois Acquires the Papers of Poet, Educator, and Publisher Haki Madhubuti

University of Illinois Acquires the Papers of Poet, Educator, and Publisher Haki Madhubuti

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois has acquired the papers of poet Haki Madhubuti and the archives of the Third World Press, the oldest independent Black-owned publisher in the United States.

The New Director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University

The New Director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University

Gena Flynn is the new director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. She was director of academic support at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Flynn served on the staff at Columbia College in Chicago.

Craig Boise Named the Next Dean of the College of Law at Syracuse University

Craig Boise Named the Next Dean of the College of Law at Syracuse University

Since 2011, Professor Boise has been serving as dean of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Earlier, he served on the law school faculty at DePaul University in Chicago and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Next President of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington

The Next President of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington

Since 2008, Dr. Isiaah Crawford has served as provost of Seattle University. Previously, Dr. Crawford served on the faculty at Loyola University in Chicago for more than 20 years and was chair of the department of psychology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago. He served as provost at DePaul from 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he was associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Two Black Scholars Are Finalists for Dean of Education at New Mexico State University

Two Black Scholars Are Finalists for Dean of Education at New Mexico State University

Osman Alawiye is dean of the School of Education at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago.

Marquis Hill Wins the Thelonius Monk Jazz Competition

Marquis Hill Wins the Thelonius Monk Jazz Competition

Marquis Hill is a teaching associate in the jazz program at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and holds a master’s degree in jazz pedagogy from DePaul University in Chicago.

Morgan State University Announces the Finalists for the Position of Provost

Morgan State University Announces the Finalists for the Position of Provost

Among the finalists are Gloria J. Gibson of the University of Northern Iowa, Steve O. Michael, the former provost at Arcadia University, and Donald B. Pope-Davis of DePaul University.

The First Graduate of Indiana University's Ph.D. Program in African Diaspora Studies

The First Graduate of Indiana University’s Ph.D. Program in African Diaspora Studies

Maria Eliza Hamilton Abegunde will be first student to be awarded a Ph.D. in African Diaspora studies at Indiana University. After receiving her degree, she will serve as a summer scholar at the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Donald Pope-Davis Named Provost at DePaul University in Chicago

Donald Pope-Davis Named Provost at DePaul University in Chicago

Currently, Dr. Pope-Davis is professor of psychology and vice president and associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He has served on the Notre Dame faculty for 13 years and has been associate provost since 2007.

African American Faculty News

African American Faculty News

Tariq al-Jamil was promoted at Swarthnore College and Sandra Waller Sheton was appointed to a named chair at DePaul University.

Fellowship Program at DePaul University in Chicago Honors Arnold Mitchem

Fellowship Program at DePaul University in Chicago Honors Arnold Mitchem

The new program will provide stipends to 50 undergraduate students to help them prepare for graduate school and careers in the academic world.